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 […]

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 […]

Shepherd’s Pie

Thanksgiving Leftover Shepherd

I know this isn’t a traditional shepherd’s pie but I had a little bit of leftover everything from Thanksgiving dinner so I made my own version of one.  Your ingredients will vary but the beauty of this is that you can use just about anything you have, layer it up, heat it up, serve and […]

Thanksgiving ~ The Day After

M on Rocker 2011

Yesterday my family and I had a wonderful time at my sister’s for Thanksgiving.  The food was really, really good {my sister is an awesome cook} and the company was even better.  I got to spend time with my niece and nephew and their spouses {who I love!} and my niece’s little ones.  My great-nephew […]

Happy Thanksgiving

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thanks·giv·ing   [thangks-giv-ing] noun 1.the act of giving thanks; grateful acknowledgment of benefits or favors, especially to God. 2.an expression of thanks, especially to God. 3.a public celebration in acknowledgment of divine favor or kindness. 4.a day set apart for giving thanks to God. 5.( initial capital letter ) Thanksgiving Day. I am so thankful to […]

Thanksgiving Table Settings ~ Easy Elegance

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via Martha Stewart White dishes, white napkins…a lovely pear, some string and a leaf-shaped name tag…. via hgtv via Country Living This is an absolutely awesome idea ~ use a garden plant stand on your buffet table! via hgtv via The Heart of the Sea Home via Country Living Stamp a design on to some […]

Baked Corn Cups

Cheddar Corn Cup Bake

I saw this recipe on BHG and thought I would try it out…sort of a pre-holiday test run.  This would be great to serve buffet style or at a sit down dinner.   It was easy and yet had the appearance of being something special.  I tweaked the recipe I found a bit and below is […]

Pumpkin {dump} Cake

Pumpkin Dump Cake

I love pumpkin….pumpkin in everything…it adds such a rich, moist, not too dense texture to almost anything you bake from cupcakes to muffins to breads. I have never made a dump cake before so was not sure how this would turn out but I ended up making it twice in 8 days to take to […]