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 […]

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.  With decor, recipes, and cocktails this series has everything you need to host the best Thanksgiving ever! ________________________________________________________________________________     For everyday updates follow me on Twitter and Facebook. Cheers!  

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 Fall 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 […]

Autumn Entertaining: Wine & Cheese Bar

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I hope you’re ready for a marathon post today…{week really}, as I share my ideas for making Thanksgiving special and stylish! All week I’ll be sharing styled tables, DIY projects, and EASY recipes for hosting the holiday at your home.  I’m calling it my Autumn Entertaining Series and it all starts today with a Wine & Cheese […]