DIY Pumpkin Playdough

I love to use items I already have in my pantry to make something the kids can play with and that will be a great sensory activity. It is Fall and we love the smell of pumpkin. I tried a few recipes and this recipe worked best to make a pumpkin play dough.

Best thing is you only need 4 pantry items to make it and there is no cooking involved. Your toddler can help mix it up and I love when my daughter gets to be part of the DIY process from beginning to end. However, it is a recipe that is good for one day of playing fun. The play dough does not store well in a Ziploc container wrapped in parchment paper. Just one day later it was not good anymore. But, the initial one day of play was amazing and smelled amazing. 

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LI Cares Food Bank- Thanksgiving 2015

In 1980, one of Long Island’s favorite sons, singer/songwriter, and social activist, Harry Foster Chapin, founded Long Island Cares, the first food bank on Long Island. His legacy and mission today still lives on and as we prepare for the Holidays and all of our family gatherings, let us not forget that there are so many affected by food insecurity, and who are not only hungry but may also feel isolated in empty homes or emergency shelters. If you, or anyone you know, are in need of assistance during the Holiday, there is a list of places in this article that will be serving free Thanksgiving meals between now and Thanksgiving.

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Long Island Pies

It is the season of Pie! I love pie for dessert and I am sure there are lots of pie lovers out there.
There are a few locations on Long Island that have some delicious fresh pie that you just have to get your hands on this season.

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Long Island Pies

It is the season of Pie! I love pie for dessert and I am sure there are lots of pie lovers out there.
There are a few locations on Long Island that have some delicious fresh pie that you just have to get your hands on this season.

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Check out these great Long Island locations:

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