Monthly Archives: October 2008

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The Great Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

Use this huge pumpkin cookie as a colorful Halloween party centerpiece. Then break or cut into pieces and serve for dessert. This Great Pumpkin Cookie recipe makes a 12-inch cookie large enough for 12 servings. It's yummy and it's a real treat! Make many for a party cookie decorating competition. Everyone's a [...]

Holiday Butter Cookie Recipe

Use this basic holiday butter cookie recipe to all your Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, or other holiday cookie baking. For Halloween fun, make the The Great Pumpkin Cookie recipe for a Halloween party centerpiece or party activity. This Holiday Butter Cookie recipe can be used to make the edible Thanksgiving cookie mobile found on Nana Finds. The cookies can also [...]

Staying in Touch with Grandchildren

Grandchildren are so wonderful to be with. They bring back happy memories from our parenting days and bring smiles to our grandparenting days. They are what keep us young at heart. Grandchildren give us a chance to be kids again...we get to watch cartoons, play with toys, make sandcastles, visit playgrounds, [...]

Thanksgiving Handprint Poem

Here's an adorable handprint poem and craft for Thanksgiving. Turn your child's handprint into a turkey thanksgiving keepsake. Make a family of turkeys by adding grown-up handprints, too. Thanksgiving Handprint Poem What to do: Print or type the following Thanksgiving poem onto cardstock Trace hand onto the page and decorate [...]

Halloween Recipes: Black Cat Fudge

Use this homemade Black Cat Fudge recipe to make the witch for the Full-Moon Pumpkin Cheesecake in Nana's Corner Halloween recipes and other spooky Halloween creatures for your Halloween celebration! Black Cat Fudge What you'll need: 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chapped 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1/3 cup light corn syrup [...]

Halloween Recipes: Full-Moon Pumpkin Cheesecake

Full-Moon Pumpkin Cheesecake The cheesecake is the eerie background behind a chocolate fudge broomstick flying witch. Other possibilities are a fence with a cat against the Halloween moon or turn the pumpkin cheesecake into a pumpkin with a spooky face. Leave off the witch and serve the Pumpkin Cheesecake for [...]

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves   One of the nicest beds I know Isn't a bed of soft white snow. Isn't a bed of cool green grass After the noisy mowers pass. Isn't a bed of yellow hay Making me itch for half a day But autumn leaves in a pile that high, [...]

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Autumn

Autumn Color Jack Frost paints a portrait of beauty With colors so vivid and bright; It's framed with a purple misty haze And draped in a frosty night. Big, fat, bright orange pumpkins Nestle snugly among shocks of corn; Leaves flutter silently earthward; Ice sparkles like glass in the dawn. [...]

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Grandmother Hugs and Grandmother Kisses

Poems about grandmothers...What comes to mind when you think of Grandmother? Remembering Grandmother hugs and kisses, love, cookies, stories, treasures, and so much more. My granddaughters love to hear stories about my grandmother who lived to be 94. I wish I had known more about her life, like having 12 [...]

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