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Shop Family Dollar for Thanksgiving: Turkey Cookies, Place Cards & Candy Dishes


It’s time to get festive with Turkey Cookies, Thanksgiving Place Cards and Sunflower Candy Dishes that I’m making for my Thanksgiving table. I shopped at Family Dollar for Thanksgiving recipe ingredients, home décor and serving dishes and saved $6.50 by using Smart Coupons. Sign-up for Smart Coupons, digital coupons that are easy to access by entering your phone number into the keypad at the register. You'll find a wide selection of over 130 coupons with values ranging from $0.25 to $5.00. I don’t want you to miss out on the newest way to save at Family Dollar so sign-up for Smart Coupons today!


Are you signed up to save money with Smart Coupons at Family Dollar? This is an easy way to save money at Family Dollar without using a loyalty card. I clip my coupons, email them to myself so I have a printable list, then go shopping at Family Dollar where I enter my phone number into the keypad at the register. I’m impressed that Family Dollar issues such a wide variety of high-value coupons. Keep an eye out for coupons valid on any purchase too! You should check the Family Dollar site on a regular basis for the most up to date offers as they change frequently.


I saved $6.50 by clipping Smart Coupons for my Family Dollar shopping trip. My savings included a $5 off $25+ coupon on any purchase, a Lemonheads coupon, and a Russell Stover coupon. Remember to check the Family Dollar website for the current Smart Coupons. With over 130 coupons to choose from, you know that you’ll find coupons for items on your shopping list!

I also browsed the Weekly Deals at Family Dollar to see the price drops and help me make my shopping list. I love the large selection of Thanksgiving decor, serving ware and candy. Many of the Thanksgiving décor products I looked at were priced at $1 WOW (which is my favorite price!). Don’t forget to take advantage of other ways to save at Family Dollar including weekly deals and $1 WOW prices. Please note that prices vary by location. What will you buy at Family Dollar to decorate your Thanksgiving table?

If you've got a Family Dollar store near you, I encourage you to sign-up for Smart Coupons today:

Step 1 - Click the red "Sign Up" button or text SMART to 28767

Step 2 - Enter your email address, password, name and phone number. Then click on the red "Sign Up" button.

Step 3 - Click on the red "Start Clipping" button

Step 4 - Click on the coupons you want to add to your account.

Step 5 - Print your shopping list and head to Family Dollar! Enter your phone number into the keypad at the register.


I had so much fun making these adorable Turkey Cookies from Nutter Butter cookies and Golden OREOs. They are easy to make and your kids probably want to help! This is an "assembly only" recipe, so no baking is involved! Here are the instructions to make them:

TURKEY COOKIES

Ingredients Needed:

  • Golden OREO cookies
  • Nutter Butter cookies
  • Reese's Pieces
  • Candy Eyes
  • Candy Corn
  • Orange Frosting
  • Red Frosting
  • White Frosting

Step 1 - Secure the Golden OREO cookie to the Nutter Butter cookie with a generous dab of white frosting so that the top of the Nutter Butter cookie touches the middle of the Golden OREO cookie

Step 2 - Secure both eyes to the Nutter Butter cookie using a very small dab of white frosting

Step 3 - Secure one orange Reese's Pieces with orange frosting below the eyes

Step 4 - Apply red frosting for the turkey gizzard using a Wilton 16 frosting tip (small star shaped)

Step 5 - Secure 5 candy corns to the Golden OREO for feathers by applying a dab of white frosting to the yellow tip of each candy corn

Step 6 - Let your Turkey Cookies set to dry for at least an hour to secure all the pieces to the cookies


Next I made Thanksgiving Place Cards for our table setting. I discovered these cute toothpick holders and I knew I could easily turn them into Thanksgiving Place Cards. I bought different ones for different people. Here are the instructions on how to make them:

THANKSGIVING PLACE CARDS

Supplies Needed:

  • Thanksgiving Toothpick Holders
  • Plastic Pencil Grips (or small pieces of foam)
  • Black Chalkboard Stickers
  • Orange Cardstock
  • White Chalk
  • Tootsie Pops
  • Tape

Step 1 - Write names with white chalk on the black chalkboard stickers

Step 2 - Place stickers on orange cardstock and then cut around them

Step 3 - Secure names to Tootsie Pop with a long piece of tape

Step 4 - Stick a plastic pencil grip (or small piece of foam) inside an empty Thanksgiving Toothpick Holder

Step 5 - Place Tootsie Pop inside plastic pencil grip (or stick into small piece of foam) and then tape so the Tootsie Pop will not rotate

Step 6 - Set at each place setting for your Thanksgiving Table so everyone knows where they are sitting


While I was shopping at Family Dollar, I just had to have these fall leaf tealight candle holders. I made them into Thanksgiving Candy Dishes by placing lemon drops in them with one whopper in the middle. They remind me of my favorite flower, a sunflower, and it's an extra sweet treat for your Thanksgiving guests.


I fell in love with the serving dishes they sell at Family Dollar for Thanksgiving. I bought these turkey and pumpkin serving dishes for my Thanksgiving Table at really affordable prices.


Take a look at my Thanksgiving Place Setting. I decided to place the Turkey Cookie on the dinner plate, the Thanksgiving Place Card near the glass and the Thanksgiving Candy Dish near the salad plate. In the background you can see my DIY Fall Centerpiece that I made with home décor I found at Family Dollar.


Head over to clip your Smart Coupons for Family Dollar so you're ready to save money too! It’s so easy to apply your coupons to your purchase by entering your phone number into the keypad at the register. You’re going to love saving money as you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast!

By Heather Hernandez

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