Show + Tell No. 141: Thanksgiving Ideas

8 great ideas for Thanksgiving via @snapconf

I am a planner. I like to plan things well in advance and will be the first to admit I am not all that spontaneous. The fact that we still haven't finalized our Thanksgiving Day plans and I don't have a set menu makes me slightly ill. Rather than be down in the dumps though, I am going to take a glass is half full approach to things and appreciate how much more I can truly enjoy all of the fantastic Thanksgiving ideas that are still being shared at Show + Tell each Wednesday. Today I am excited to share a few of the fun Thanksgiving-ish posts I've been checking out this week! Show + … [Read more...]

12 Leftover Turkey Recipes We’d Love to Taste

smoky bacon and turkey chowder

As much as I love turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas, I may love the leftovers even more. Whether leftover turkey is used in a soup, sandwich or other scrumptious dish, it's always a hit! Check out these 12 leftover turkey recipes for some post-Thanksgiving inspiration. . . 12 Leftover Turkey Recipes We'd Love to Taste . Smoky bacon and turkey chowder from I Breathe... I'm Hungry... . Turkey, mushroom and bacon puff pastry pockets from Recipe Girl . Hot turkey slow cooker sandwiches from Recipes that Crock! . Leftover turkey and mashed potato empanadas from Hello … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Crafts Kids of All Ages Will Love

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Before you know it, fall break will be here and you'll be wondering how to keep the kids from going beyond their typical controlled chaos. Because we have your best interests (and sanity) at heart, we've rounded up some fun and easy Thanksgiving kids crafts perfect for keeping little hands busy...at least for a moment. ... ... Thanksgiving Crafts Kids of All Ages Will Love ... Indian corn craft from Fantastic Fun and Learning ... Terra cotta pot turkey from Crafty Morning ... Gratitude turkey from Happiness is Homemade ... Popsicle stick scarecrow magnet from This Girl's … [Read more...]

Free & Fantastic Thanksgiving Printables

Thanksgiving mad lib

Though Halloween is over and Christmas is being displayed in store windows, there are just under four weeks until Thanksgiving. That gives you plenty of time to enjoy your fall decor before autumn colors give way to red and green. Below you'll find 16 free Thanksgiving printables, from inspiring quotes to well-designed ways to keep kids busy while the turkey roasts. ... ... 16 Free & Fantastic Thanksgiving Printables ... Free fall printable from AKA DESIGN + LIFE ... Always Be Thankful printable from Daisy Cottage Designs ... Thankful for You printable from … [Read more...]

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

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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...]