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16 Festive Appetizers

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The Holidays are here and that means company and food, lots of food. Even though big dinners are planned it’s always nice to add a few appetizers for guests to munch on. I will be hosting Thanksgiving this year and wanted a few appetizers for my guests. Here are a few that I found that would be great for this festive season. I found some amazing dessert recipes too so be on the lookout for those soon.

Check out 16 Festive Appetizers

by anne crane at Foodie.com

What is your favorite festive appetizers?

Anne

I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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Hot Cocoa and Leap TV Fun! #LeapTV #MommyParties

I participated in a Leap Frog, Leap TV campaign with MommieParties.

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MommieParites sent us a Leap TV to check out. Leap TV is made by Leap Frog, a company I just love for my children.

The Leap TV was easy to install. It took my husband and daughter about a half hour from start to finish. It’s almost like a Wii but designed for young minds and bodies. The games are educational and fun and get the children moving around. Perfect for the winter months when it’s too cold to go outside.

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I had a few of my daughter’s friends over for hot cocoa, snacks and fun! No snow for us here in Florida but we are mighty cold just the same.

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The girls filled up their hot cocoa with lots of marsh mellows!

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Then the wiersdness took over and they starting filling up their cups with popcorn!

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The girls then had fun playing games with the new Leap TV. I need to adjust the levels as the math questions were a bit too easy. But other than that all the girls had fun jumping around and dancing.

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There are three ways to play. One way is Body Motion. Children can dance, jump, hop and karate-chop.
Kids’ movements control the on-screen action, and they see themselves on TV! The second way is Pointer Play where children can twist, turn, and move like never before using the controller as a pointer for motion-controlled fun. And Classic Control where you shake and tilt the controller for fast-paced game play and supercharged action.

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The controllers are designed for young children. They are made to fit smaller hands. The Motion Sensing camera senses the child’s movements. The interface or navigation system is designed for children to use on their own and the audio instructions make it easy for children who can not read all the words. All the games are age appropriate for your child and they grow as your child does. The games adapt the more your child uses them.

Leap TV retails for around $149.99 and is geared towards children ages 3-8. This would make a great gift under your tree this year.

 

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Anne

I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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LG OLED is a Great Gift from Best Buy (@BestBuy #HintingSeason #OLEDatBestBuy)

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

 

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My TV is older than my children and you can tell by the picture quality. I’ve been shopping around lately for a Christmas gift for myself and found the LG OLED TV at Best Buy. The LG OLED has the Ultimate Display!

What is OLED TV? Good question!

What a spectatular design! The LG OLED TV is only 0.21″ thick at its thinnest point. The picture quality is incredible, with Infinite Contrast that ranges from the most blazing whites to the deepest blacks. Oh so much better than my 15 year old TV. Plus, LG’s exclusive 4 Color Pixel technology delivers bright, vibrant colors. Learn more here: LGOLEDatBestbuy.com. No coupon required just Best Buy’s everyday price of $3499.99 (save $500).

Imagine watching your baby’s first steps or your vacations come to life on the screen. LG’s latest display technology has deeper and richer colors, stunning contrast and ingeniously curved screens, it is unlike any technology you’ve ever seen, and it delivers a picture that exceeds your wildest imagination.

LG 55EC9300 SKU# 7846019 – OLED TV

· Infinite contrast ratio and stunning color – delivers more natural, lifelike viewing.

· 4 Color Pixel technology enhances color range and accuracy.

· Super thin design (consider how to show visually)

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While I’m not sure I will be getting this exact TV for my bedroom, I would love to have it in the living room. Just imagine watching movies and feeling like you’re at the movies. There are several movies that are awesome but would be fantastic on this screen. The DisneyNature films, Avengers and so many more.

Anne

I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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