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Dinner and a Movie: Harriet the Spy

Dinner and a Movie is a fun family night with Harriet the Spy. Get recipes for Roasted Tomato Soup, Patty Melt Sandwiches, and Divine Chocolate Cake

Harriet the Spy is one of those stories that reminds you exactly what middle school was like.  You laugh, you cringe, you remember the friendships, you remember friends turning on each other…

Like I said, you cringe.

But it’s also a feel-good movie that your kids will love and since it was released in 1996, there’s a good chance they haven’t seen it.

They totally should.

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Dinner and a Movie: Hotel for Dogs

Get recipes for Loaded Potato Skins, Thickburgers, and Not Your Dog's Peanut Butter Cookies for a family fun night with the film Hotel for Dogs

My boys love this film about a pair of siblings in foster care who keep stray dogs in an abandoned hotel.

Because what kid doesn’t love dogs?  Well, I mean, I do know one kid that doesn’t, but she still enjoys dog movies.

If you’re looking for a family fun night with plenty of laughs and a book tie-in, Hotel for Dogs is the perfect answer. And read the book, too, because it’s written by Lois Duncan, so you know it’s good.

Just maybe don’t try to read it all in one night.
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Dinner and a Movie: Snow Day

Have a fun family winter night!  Snow Day Dinner and a Movie recipes include Southwestern Soup, Yummy Guacamole, Toasted Whole Wheat Tortilla Strips, and Cinnamon Buns with Cream Cheese Icing.

You guys.  I have loved this film for a long time.  What better way to celebrate winter than a snow day?!

YAAAAAYYYYY! Snow Days are magical, even for homeschoolers.  There’s something about the way it makes us feel different than other days.  We wake up, the world is hushed, the house is warm, and there are Possibilities.

The movie Snow Day captures all of that both beautifully and hilariously.  Plus, Chevy Chase.
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