A Colorful Thanksgiving Table

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By Aleah & Nick Valley ‘Tis the season for dreaming up fun and festive holiday table tops and party ideas as we look forward to the season of celebration. When dreaming up this Thanksgiving inspiration we envisioned a bright and colorful spread with Provençal linens, wooden chargers and neutral colors with cheery pops of warm […]

Join Me For A Pinterest Party!

Holiday Pin Party

Are you on Pinterest yet?  If not, then this holiday season is the perfect time to sign up because a group of party & entertaining bloggers are hosting a series of Pin Parties!  Spearheaded by Kelly of The Party Dress and Kim of The TomKat Studio, each Tuesday night for the next 6 weeks will […]

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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Let the menu planning begin for your Thanksgiving {or Christmas} celebration! Every year I make some of the same classic dishes, but I like to keep it fresh by adding in 1 or 2 new recipes. The one I’m trying this year is this Butternut Squash soup made with Silk soy milk. I’ve teamed up […]

Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

Thanksgiving tablescape ideas

Last year I went all out for my Thanksgiving inspiration design, with lots of diy ideas and projects.  This year I thought I would keep it a bit more simple. I thought about all the busy hostesses out there who are working hard just to get the food cooked in time, and don’t want to […]

Autumn Entertaining Series – Thanksgiving Roundup

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If you missed any of my Thanksgiving Entertaining ideas you can check them all out by clicking on the photos.  From decor to recipes to cocktails this series has everything you need to host the best Thanksgiving ever!     I hope you enjoy all these Thanksgiving Entertaining ideas!  Have a Happy Thanksgiving! For everyday updates […]

Autumn Entertaining – How To Set Up A Coffee Bar

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In my final post of this Autumn entertaining series I decided to talk about setting up a coffee bar {these ideas can also be translated into a hot cocoa bar too}. If your family & friends are anything like mine, coffee is a necessity of life! We drink it in the morning, in the afternoon, and some […]

Rustic Tablescape Ideas

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Today I’m sharing my ideas for a Rustic Autumn Tablescape that can be used for ANY occasion. Some key items that make this great for Thanksgiving are the small printed banners placed on the table and the “Lucky Wishbones” at each place setting, but you could also create banners that say “Happy Anniversary/Birthday”or “Congratulations” instead. The […]