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20+ of the Best Recipes for Holiday Cookies

We are sharing more than 20 of our favorite recipes for holiday cookies with you! Be sure to save this post so you can come back to it year after year!  Have you noticed people are putting up holiday decorations earlier this year? I sure have. Homes are already twinkling with lights and reindeer are gracing front yards. I guess people are craving more joy…

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how to help local communities survive the pandemic
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Helping Local Communities Survive the Pandemic

To say this pandemic has been rough for small businesses is the understatement of all understatements. And with the pandemic raging on and cold weather approaching for much of the country, the situation can only get worse. Which is why I can’t stress this enough…It is imperative that we all are helping local communities survive. I have been trying to make a concerted effort to…

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15 Favorite Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

If you are short on time and space and want to de-stress, these 15 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes will help make the big feast easy and relaxed! Just because Thanksgiving may look different this year and your table may have fewer chairs, there is no reason to cut back on all of your favorites. These 15 make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes will make the day easier, while still…

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Homemade Pumpkin Puree Made Easy

It is pumpkin season, but truthfully, pumpkin is delicious year round! I take all those pumpkins we used and grew and preserve them now to reap the benefits off season. Making this homemade pumpkin purée not only tastes delicious, it can also save you money.  First, let’s talk pumpkin. What is the best pumpkin for pie? You can use any pumpkin for pie, but the…

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Maria Smith is one of the newest contributors at LifeDoneWell
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Meet Maria Smith | One Perfectly Imperfect Contributor

LifeDoneWell is thrilled to introduce you to a new contributing writer, Maria Smith. Maria is married with 4 kids, aged 13 to 8. In her pre-baby life, she was a TV producer at shows such The Oprah Winfrey Show and ESPN’s Sportscenter. A graduate of the University of Illinois-Chicago, Maria was a four year Division I basketball player. She was an Academic All-American among winning…

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4 Veggie-Centric Cookbooks for Every Kitchen

I have already shared some of my favorite veggie forward classic cookbooks and honestly, they are all part of my most used cookbooks. But recently I have discovered four new veggie-centric cookbooks that are amazing! Besides having great recipes and guides in them, all four cookbooks are just beautiful. I am not a vegetarian, but I love vegetables. I grow vegetables and I love finding new…

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apples for apple recipes
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20 Delicious Must Try Apple Recipes for Fall

It’s apple picking season and that means fresh, crunchy apples are aplenty! Besides enjoying a delicious apple for a snack, I love to use them as my star ingredient in so many amazing apple recipes. There is such a variety of apples, so be sure to choose the right one for each recipe. From breakfast to dessert to drinks and salads, you will be surprised…

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Do you feel surrounded by kids during this pandemic?
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5 Tips for Pandemic Parenting That Will Give You Hope

Pandemic parenting is hard. Really, really hard. It’s difficult for parents with kids of all ages. We have had to give up control in some areas, while being thrust the control over other things. I’m here to tell you that we can do hard things. We got this.   The impact of COVID-19 on parents around the world has been stark. Many students have traded…

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