DIY Thanksgiving Name Plates

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It’s been super chilly in the Pacific Northwest this week. My daughter keeps asking if it’s winter yet, but then quickly corrects herself by saying, “Nope! I see leaves falling from the trees – it’s fall still!” We bundled up for a brisk walk and decided to gather leaves since it was dry. I explained… Read More

Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving Dinner

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Warning: This article is part of “The Edge” series and may not appeal to those without a sense of humor or those who are completely opposed to any and all swear words. There are some people who have wonderful holidays in the company of loved ones, everyone gets along, the turkey comes out perfectly kissed… Read More

8 Thanksgiving Desserts

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Let’s talk Thanksgiving food: the turkey, the stuffing, the cranberry dressing, that’s all fine and dandy, but the dessert is where it’s really at! Cookies, pies, and all things pumpkin, we’ve rounded up eight delicious desserts for you to try this Thanksgiving! Chocolate Pecan Pie From Joy Of Baking. Easily transform your favorite pecan pie… Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

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What better way to get the little ones excited about Thanksgiving than by doing some fun crafts together?! Some can serve as décor, some will make great place settings at your table, but the best ones you can all eat together!     Rice Krispie Turkeys- Alegoo Kids will love constructing turkeys out of Rice… Read More

6 Thanksgiving Family Games

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The only thing better than Thanksgiving food are the games! My entire huge family gets together at my grandparents’ house and after we eat, we play games for hours on end. It’s something I look forward to every year with much anticipation and excitement! Regardless if you have adults, children, or a mixture of both at… Read More

Creative Thanksgiving Table Place Card Ideas

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A fun and easy way to instantly add festive decor to your Thanksgiving table is to create Thanksgiving table place cards! This is also a great way to let your guests know where they’re sitting, and add some fun to the table. Guests can then take these place cards home as a little thank you,… Read More

5 DIY Thanksgiving Wreaths

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One thing that I absolutely love about the holidays is decorating. Well, sort of. I hate the cost that comes with decorating, especially when whatever you buy falls apart after one year (which most of that year is spent sitting in a box!). But I don’t mind spending a little extra to make it myself,… Read More

Potato Cinnamon Rolls

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I sure hope the recipe title didn’t scare you away! I mean, a Thanksgiving side and breakfast sweet don’t normally go together, but I promise you, in this circumstance they do. They definitely do. My mom remembers her mom making these often, usually the morning after a big batch of mashed potatoes. She was a… Read More

Hostess Gifts For the Holidays

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Whether you’re stopping in for dinner or spending a week in a friend or relative’s home a hostess (or host) gift can go a long way in saying thank you. So, tally up who you’ll be seeing this season and prep your gifts ahead of time. Here’s a good place to start for ideas! Polygon… Read More

12 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

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By now I’m guessing we’ve all started our shopping lists for the big Thanksgiving meal … I’m whipping up some classic mac ‘n cheese as a side dish, as well as a dessert to take to our family gathering this year. I know, I know I have an easy holiday ahead of me! Even better,… Read More

Thanksgiving Breakfast Ideas

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Obviously Thanksgiving dinner is the biggest meal that day, but since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, I’ve rounded up some fun Thanksgiving breakfast ideas for you to try this year! I’m sure many of us are guilty of skipping breakfast every Thanksgiving to save room for the big meal but what’s… Read More

Ways To Give Thanks And Give Back

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Thanksgiving isn’t just about the food, it is, above all, a time to be thankful and to give back to those less fortunate. There are so many people in the world who don’t have the gift of a nice meal, let alone a large Thanksgiving meal with loved ones. This holiday is a great opportunity… Read More

Thanksgiving Treats

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Thanksgiving is all about food, and if you missed it, we covered pumpkin dessert dishes yesterday treats. But there’s so much more! Today, we’re sharing delicious treats ideas, from cupcakes, to cookies, cake pops and more, here is a great selection of treats that you and your family will love making and eating!   Pumpkin… Read More

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Dessert Ideas

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Thanksgiving does not only mean delicious foods and desserts, but it means pumpkins! This holiday always gives me the excuse of buying a cart full of canned pumpkin so I can go to town turning every recipe I know into a pumpkin recipe. Today I’ve gathered together some Thanksgiving pumpkin dessert ideas that are bound… Read More

DIY Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

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It seems like once Halloween is over, all the Christmas decorations go up and everyone forgets about Thanksgiving. Fall and Thanksgiving decorations are so gorgeous and not to be forgotten about! That’s why today I’ve rounded up some neat Thanksgiving decor items that are not only perfect for getting into the Thanksgiving spirit but that… Read More

Thanksgiving Arts And Crafts For Kids

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Thanksgiving is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and spend some time doing arts and crafts with your kids. Whether it’s a simple coloring activity or an elaborate craft involving a ton of supplies, the point is that crafting is a great way to spend quality time with your little ones, to let… Read More

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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Since I’m a vegetarian, I obviously don’t eat the main turkey course for Thanksgiving dinner. Instead, I live for the side dishes that day. And honestly, our family makes so many side dishes that leave me completely full. So I’ve rounded up a bunch of delicious Thanksgiving side dishes for you! And if you’re a… Read More

Fall Crafts for Preschoolers

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The Fall weather means more indoor activities and if you have preschoolers you know that means things are about to get busy! Having a handful of fun fall crafts in your back pocket will not only curb that energy, but you’ll end up with some pretty darling fall decor too! Here’s a round up of… Read More

Great Thanksgiving Books For Children

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This time of year provides such a rich opportunity to teach traditions and values to our children. I especially love Thanksgiving time because learning thankfulness is one of the top virtues I hope to instill in my children. Not to mention a love for history and good food! As we pack up for the library… Read More

Recipe: Fluffy pumpkin heaven.

Since I love holidays and food it will come to no surprise to you that Thanksgiving is my favorite. Our family Thanksgiving always includes the same delicious foods that I look forward to eating all year. Since I’m still somewhat new to having my own family and hence contributing my own food to Thanksgiving, I’ve… Read More