Stock Up on Stocking Stuffers

Day 64 – Go through your gift closet and stash of trinkets and goodies. Inventory what you have and consider what might be good to keep your eye out for to add to your collection. Keep in mind the size of your stockings and do not go overboard. What does Santa put in stockings at your house?

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Day 65 – Think of ways that you can do your part to reduce, reuse, or recycle this holiday season. Skip the paper plates and enlist help to wash the dishes. Use reusable gift bags instead of wrapping paper. Store your cookies in reusable containers instead of ziploc bags. Visit us on the 100 Days to […]

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Wrap Roll Call

Day 66 – We’re now one-third of the way to Christmas!  Inventory your holiday giftwrap and supplies. Do you have enough of what you need? What are your favorite gift wrap tips and techniques? ___ Paper rolls ___ Gift bags (paper or fabric) ___ Tissue paper ___ Gift boxes ___ Tape ___ Ribbons ___ Bows ___ […]

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Hitch a Hayride, Build a Bonfire

Day 67 – Find a local farm that has a tractor or team of horses pulling a trailer full of hay. Get outside and soak in the cool, crisp fall air and the smells of an open fire. Experience the season and build memories! Visit us on the 100 Days to Christmas Facebook page.

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The Family that Plays Together. . .

Day 69 – Fall is a good time to begin or renew a tradition of family game night because the days are getting shorter, the evenings cooler, and kids and parents are busy all day and need a chance to reconnect.  Do you have a regular family game night?  What games do you like to play […]

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Firm Up your Halloween Plans

Day 70 – Halloween this year is on a Friday.  So most of the day will be taken up with work and school, but there are still a few things to consider planning out beforehand:  meals, parades, parties, trick-or-treating, activities.  What fun plans have you been concocting for Halloween? Visit us on the 100 Days to Christmas […]

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Are you Ready for Trick-or-Treaters?

Day 71 – Add candy or novelty items to your shopping list so that you will have them ready when Halloween night arrives (just over two weeks away now). Be sure you have a large bowl, tub, or container to put them in. What is your favorite treat to give out to trick-or-treaters? Visit us on […]

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Watch Out for Falling Leaves

Day 72 – Gather your family and some rakes and create some leaf piles from your fallen leaves.  Do you have a lot of leaves in your yard?  Do you burn, mulch, or compost the leaves that you rake?  Enjoy the sunshine! Visit us on the 100 Days to Christmas Facebook page.

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New World Holidays

Day 73 – Happy Columbus Day to the U.S. and Thanksgiving to Canada!  Enjoy your time off from work or school and time with family.  Try to squeeze in some time to complete (or at least work on) a fall project.  Then let us know what project you worked on today! Visit us on the 100 Days […]

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Fall Foliage

Day 74 – Here in Maine, this weekend is considered the peak of our fall foliage.  We have spent the weekend at 9 soccer games and have 2 more in the morning.  It is a great way to spend time in the outdoors, enjoying the beauty of fall.  Have the leaves changed where you live?

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