Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

Ham and cheese manicotti (freezer meal)

Ham and cheese manicotti is a special meal, and because it freezes really well, you can make it now and save it for Easter Sunday if you like. It is simple to make, but does take some time and makes a lot of dirty dishes in the process. Here are the ingredients to put...

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First day of spring!

The first day of spring comes early this year! Bring in a floral centerpiece to celebrate the vernal equinox. I ventured out to the grocery store and got a small bouquet for $5. They also had green and white bouquets from St. Patrick's Day that were on sale for $2. If...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green. I know you can't go out and observe everyone else wearing green right now, but you can still participate and post photos on Instagram. I do not know what it is about St. Patrick’s Day, but I feel as though at least in the...

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Slow Cooker Guinness Cake for St Pat’s

Normally I test all the recipes and crafts before I post here, but today is an exception. This slow cooker Guinness chocolate cake looks super EASY and great for St Patrick's Day, but I did not have time to test this yet and St. Pat's is tomorrow. So I'm just linking...

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Someday soon we all will be together

Yesterday I made pizzas and an apple pie for Pi Day. I also stood at my kitchen calendar with some white-out tape and erased at least a dozen events from our calendar. Cancelled due to quarantine or social distancing mandates. We are cheerfully doing our part because...

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Pi(e) Day!

Today is Pi day! Celebrate by baking a pie, or maybe having a pizza pie for dinner? I have pre-made pie crusts in my freezer (bought on sale during the holidays), and I have home-canned blueberry pie filling and apple pie filling. I don't like to make my own pie...

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Paracord bracelets

Here is a gift you can work on year 'round. Paracord bracelets are a cool gift that you can make with your hands. If you are in the United States or would like to send gifts to deployed U.S. troops, Operation Gratitude accepts donations of paracord bracelets every...

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Start planning for Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is one month away! Start planning the most elaborate Victorian Easter egg hunt. (Not an affiliate link.) Or just a small Easter egg hunt. I just find that it helps if you plan it in advance. Last year I did an egg hunt with clues. Some of my clues...

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