Curried Pumpkin Soup + Stuffing Balls

curry pumpkin soup and stuffing balls

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This year for Thanksgiving I made something new – curried pumpkin soup.  I actually made it early in the week and when our travel plans were cancelled due to the winter storm, we were able […]

Thanksgiving Place Setting :: 5 Simple Elements

thanksgiving place settings

Don’t let the idea of setting a Thanksgiving table stress you out. I love creating elaborate tablescapes but sometimes simple is better. This year I decided to put together a place setting that’s based on 5 simple elements: burlap, place cards, interesting place card holder, Lucky wishbones, and a downloadable Thanksgiving word search. Here are […]

15 New Recipes for your Thanksgiving Table

thanksgiving recipes

You know one of the things I love most about holiday meal planning is the perusing of new recipes to try. I love to find updated twists on the old classics, or just simply try out a “new to me” old classic. I’m pretty sure I’ve never made the same meal twice for Thanksgiving {or […]

Make a Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake for the Kids

make a Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake

I haven’t had the pleasure of hosting Thanksgiving in quite a while, and I’m kinda bummed about that. We used to host our “Friendsgiving” and then we switched it up one year and moved it to our friend’s house where it stayed for a few more years. The past few years we’ve been going back […]

Happy Thanksgiving + What’s Coming For Christmas!

Happy Thanksgiving

I want to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving, and leave you with a few things as I’ll be taking a couple of days off of blogging to enjoy my own family time. First of all, I’m so thankful for the growth and success of this blog and the amazing contributors who share their talents […]

Thanksgiving Roundup – 12 Stylish Ideas

Thanksgiving roundup of ideas

The countdown is on for Thanksgiving day celebrations. I’ve gathered together some of my favorite holiday inspiration for you so if you need some last minute motivation, maybe you can find some here. From table settings to home decor to recipes, here are 12 ideas to get you going. A very traditional but pretty table […]

Easy Thanksgiving “Turkey” Cookies

easy turkey cookies

by Melissa Bahen I’m not sure exactly when these cute little turkey cookies made their grand entrance into my family, or which friend or elementary school teacher first introduced us to the idea, but they’ve been a part of many a Thanksgiving celebration since I was a child. The materials can be found at any […]