Holiday Crafts, Tips & Recipes from Lowell Macaroni Kid

November 10, 2021

We've rounded up all the great recipes, crafts, and tips that we've published over the years for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and the holidays in general!


Turkey Family Hand Print Painting

Turkey Fruit Platter

Craft a Pinecone Turkey

Cereal Turkey

Tips for the Perfect Turkey

Too Much Turkey?

Turkey Centerpiece Appetizer

Thanksgiving Cookie Turkeys

Thanksgiving Printable Placemat


8 Ways to Celebrate Chanukah with your Family

6 Books about Hanukkah for Kids

Celebrate Hanukkah


Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bites

Holiday Protein Bites

Easy Holiday Recipes: Sour Cream Lemon Drop Cookies

A Dozen Days of Cookies

Mac Mama's Favorite Banana Bread (a nice gift!)

Lazy Mom Christmas Cookies

How to Make Wassail

Rudolph Donuts

The Ultimate Holiday Cookie List

Snowman Cupcakes

Mouse Kiss Treats

"Box of Chocolates" Cookies

Reindeer Cupcakes

Peppermint Oreo Bark

White Christmas Snack Mix

French Toast Casserole

Chocolate Peanut Butter Snowballs

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Cheerios Christmas Trees


20 Easy Ways to Take Care of YOU This Holiday Season

Introduce your Kids to the Kindness Elf This Holiday Season

A "Gingerbread" Contest is an Affordable and Fun Family Tradition

Your A-to-Z List of Holiday Family Fun

32 Creative and Crazy Ideas for Your Christmas Elf!

Is a Pet on Your Child's Christmas List?

Creating a Family Giving Tradition

Tips for a Safe Holiday Season

Santa Mail: How and Where to Send Your Letters to Santa

10 Prompts to Help Your Child Build a Wish List

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

18 Watch-at-Home Classic Christmas Movies

10 Ways to Save Money This Holiday Season

Free Elf on the Shelf Printables: Fun for All Levels of Elfing Families

12 Budget-Friendly Holiday Ideas for your Family

Be Smart and Safe When Holiday Shopping


Easy to Make Holiday Gift: Homemade Gingerbread Play Dough

Salt Dough Ornament

Easy Light Holiday Picture to Make

Free Christmas Party Printables

Festive Ornament Crafts to Make With the Kids

Christmas 5 Senses Book

Create Ornaments from Old Crayons

Cookie Cutter Ornaments


Create a Family Giving Tradition

Gift Giving: The Rule of 4

Five Gift Ideas for a Special Needs Child, Created By One!

28 Experience Gift Ideas

Christmas Eve Surprise Box

Handmade Photo Gifts


Create a Life-Sized Gingerbread House

Build-a-Snowman Cookie Kits

Marshmallow Snowmen

DIY Craft Stick Snowflakes

3D Snowflake

Snowflake Paintings

Window Cling Snowflakes

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