Show & Tell No. 76: Thanksgiving Leftovers

thanksgiving leftover recipe ideas

Man. Time flies when you're having fun. It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it's time to put up the tree! I am easing myself into the holiday season a bit more gently this year and in an effort to hang on to fall for just a few more days, today's features are all about Thanksgiving leftovers and falllllintowinter! Show & Tell Highlights So many great links this week. If you've got Thanksgiving items left in your fridge, you've got to check out... Cranberry Relish Costini via Homework Slow Cooker Wassail via Practically Functional Apple Cranberry … [Read more...]

20 Tasty Thanksgiving Recipes

20 Thanksgiving Recipes Roundup

Today's roundup was extremely difficult for me simply because I wanted to taste every one of these delicious Thanksgiving recipes. You'll find everything from cranberry sauce and garlic mashed potatoes to citrus roasted turkey breast and pumpkin caramel pecan cheesecake. I pretty much want to make everything on the list! ... ... 20 Thanksgiving Recipes ... Pumpkin caramel pecan cheesecake via Pressure Cooking Today ... Roasted pears with cranberries, blue cheese & walnuts via Spoonful of Flavor ... Citrus roasted turkey breast via Budget Gourmet Mom ... Maple cheddar … [Read more...]

Wishbone Wall Art

Wishbone Wall Art

Happy November friends!  This year is just flying by and I can't believe it's already November.  These next two months are my absolute favorite months of the year.  The changing of seasons, and all things warm and cozy make me feel so much joy.  I thought today I would share a fun and easy Thanksgiving themed project, although with the current trends you could use it in your everyday decor.  I'm loving how this Wishbone Wall Art turned out, and like I said it was pretty easy to make. Supplies: -  Any type of fabric, but a thicker fabric will work better -  Gold Acrylic Paint -  Freezer … [Read more...]

Free Printable: Thank You Card

Free Printable Thank You Card via SNAP!

About a month ago my friend Becky, from The Crafting Chicks, invited me to participate in the Thanks a Day Gratitude Challenge. Each day in November, The Chicks provided a gratitude writing prompt along with a free printable thank you card - what a fun series! I contributed a free printable thank you card. Here's what it looked like... This Christmas, we were showered by gifts from family and friends. It's time to write a thank you cards. I am going to use the card I developed for the Thanks a Day Challenge and I though you might like to as well. Feel free to download a copy of the … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving 2012

Thanksgiving quote

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Thanksgiving Glitter Dipped Pumpkin Place Card Holders


You may have noticed the fun, new paint-dipped trend appearing everywhere recently, from furniture to utensils, vases, bags and pretty much anything else you can think of... I came across these bright color-dipped pumpkins from Sweet C's Designs which became the inspiration for my glitter-dipped pumpkin place card holders for Thanksgiving. I love to use place cards at parties and especially for special occasions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas since you usually have large family gatherings for these holidays. My kids always enjoy looking for their name at the table. Typically I just … [Read more...]

8 Last Minute Ideas for A Kids’ Thanksgiving Table

Kids table

Struggling to come up with some fun new ideas for the kids' Thanksgiving table this year?Here's a round-up of great last minute ideas to create a kids Thanksgiving table that they'll be talking about for the rest of they year (or at least until Christmas!)There's always a need for entertainment to keep the kids occupied until the big meal is ready!  Check out this cute pumpkin tic tac toe game created by It's Overflowing.  Super simple and fun!You can try your hand at creating this adorable paper bag  turkey centerpiece from One Charming Party.  Get this.  It's filled … [Read more...]

DIY Stamped Thanksgiving Napkins

hand stamped napkins

About a month ago I was lucky enough to guest post over on my friend Amy's site, The Idea Room, where I shared a fun way to personalize your party with DIY Halloween stamped napkins. I had so much fun with them, I decided to make some DIY stamped napkins for Thanksgiving as well. One of the things that I like about this project is just how easy it is...It's something you could do on your own, or with your kids. How to Make Stamped Thanksgiving Napkins Supplies: Paper napkins Fall/Thanksgiving Stamps (I bought mine on sale at Michael's for less than $2 a piece) Ink Really, … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Mantel

Fall mantel

Fall decorating is always a bit interesting around here...In late September when Layla is posting her amazing fall mantel and Kate is hosting her fall mantel linky it's still 80+ degrees and a bit like summer around here... And then in October we Utahns kinda throw ourselves into Halloween so I end up decorating the mantel for Halloween. I finally get around to a true fall mantel in November... This year, I've put together a pretty simple arrangement. I moved my Halloween pumpkins to an apothecary jar, added a few of my pears (I am obsessed with pears. For reals.) and a couple … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

thanksgiving tablescape ideas

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. If you haven't had time to plan out the perfect Thanksgiving tablescape, never fear! We've rounded up 10 fabulous fall tables from around the blogosphere to help inspire you. Home Stories A to Z created this elegant gold tablescape complete with feather-print cloth napkins.  The cable-knit throw-turned-tablecloth adds an unexpected touch that makes this table unforgettable. Zuhaus at Home created a simply elegant Thanksgiving table for two.   Pretty white pumpkins and acorns add the perfect pop of texture. White dishes and gold accents … [Read more...]