9 Great Ideas for Thanksgiving Entertaining

9 Ideas for Thanksgiving Entertaining

9 Great Ideas for Thanksgiving Entertaining Hello friends!  How are you all doing this weekend?  I hope you’re all well and getting ready for Thanksgiving….it’s just days away and to help you with your preparation here are 9 fabulous ideas shared at Monday’s Project Inspire{d}.  Thanks so much for stopping by and if you have any great ideas you’d like to share I would love

20 Thanksgiving Ideas ~ What a Great Idea!

20 Thanksgiving Ideas

You guys are wonderful – You shared you best Thanksgiving Ideas and these week we’re featuring those at our What a Great Idea Roundup! Fall Decor by Lovely Livings Indian Corn Thanksgiving Favors by Shaken Together Life Cinnamon Candle Holder by Happy Mothering Pumpkin Buttered Rum by Kleinworth & Co. DIY Turkey Apron by 3 Little Greenwoods Pumpkin Pecan Hand Pies by The Love Nerds

Cottage Cheese Pudding with Fresh Cranberries//Thanksgiving Traditions

Cottage Cheese Cranberry Pie

COTTAGE CHEESE PUDDING WITH FRESH CRANBERRIES When I was growing up I don’t remember that many Thanksgivings at my parent’s house.  When I was a teenager my Father and Mother were both in the hospital over the holidays one year and that’s the year my sister took over Thanksgiving and we’ve had it at her house ever since but the one memory of Thanksgiving that

Apple Pie Sweet-Potato Dessert in Mason Jars

Apple Pie Sweet-Potato Jars4

Fall is in the air and that means it’s time for me to start baking again.  I tend to not bake much in the summer because when I do the whole entire house heats up and then I’m miserable…..I really do not like to be hot.  My kids and husband have been asking when I was going to start doing my ‘thang’ again {that means

16 Amazing Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes ~ What a Great Idea!

Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes

Project Inspire{d} Features: Pumpkin Ideas It’s Pumpkin Time and this weekend Malia  is here sharing some Delightful Pumpkin Ideas, both recipes and crafts, that YOU shared last week at Project Inspire{d}: Button Pumpkin Door Sign by Little Miss Celebration Pumpkin Vignette by Anderson and Grant Framed Pumpkins by Country Design Style Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Glitter Monongrammed Pumpkin by

27 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Roundup

Thanksgiving is the time for all those amazing side dishes that fill you up (and in my case, fill me out!).  Here are some of my favorites from around the web! 1.  Baked Garlic Mashed Potatoes 2.  Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes 3.  Easy Mashed Potatoes 4.  Easy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes 5.  Baked Smashed Potatoes 6.  Tips for Making the Best Mashed Potatoes 1.  Smokey Sweet Potato

Pumpkin Pie Pull-Apart Bread

Sweet Pumpkin Monkey Bread with Icing

Pumpkin Pie Pull Apart Bread Pumpkin Pie is one of my favorite Holiday Desserts and this Pumpkin Pie Pull-Apart Bread is a great addition to your recipe box.  It’s not the ordinary pumpkin treat so you can catch your family or friends off guard with this delicious and moist pastry.   We had this for breakfast the other day and my family liked it almost

Make a 15 Minute Thankful Wreath with the Kids

Thankful Wreath Tutorial @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

  The kids and I made an easy {last minute} Thankful Wreath for the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday.  It only took us 15 minutes and I love the way it turned out. Materials needed: Fabric ~ I used a fat-quarter Styrofoam wreath Thumbtacks Construction Paper Marker/Sharpie/Crayons/Pens {whatever you wish}   1.  I started by ironing my fat quarter, folding it in half and then cutting the

Thanksgiving Kids Crafts ~ Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holder Tutorial

Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holder tutorial @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

  Today I have a ‘first-time’ guest poster ~Little M.  My little guy wanted to share an easy to make Thanksgiving Craft for kids.  These little Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holders are perfect for the kids table ~ M  has a lot of experience with eating at the kids table, he’s still hanging out over there with his cousins. {My Guest Poster was trying to be

Candied Sweet Potatoes and Amish Sugar Cream Pie

Candied Sweet Potatoes and Amish Sugar Cream Pie @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

It’s time to start thinking about what you’ll be serving over the upcoming Holidays and I’m here to help you.  These are two of my favorite recipes; one a dessert and one a side dish. In both cases I substituted Country Crock for butter with great results. First up, Candied Sweet Potatoes Ingredients: 2 pounds sweet potatoes or yams {about 6 medium} 1/2 cup packed