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

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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 […]

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids This is a wonderful Thanksgiving tree with a paper towel tube base. via 1 + 1 + 1 = 1 a Ribbon Gobbler with awesome tutorial via She’s {kinda} Crafty Handprint Turkeys Meet the Dubiens If making a handprint turkey the poem below would be super cute to include with it […]

Thanksgiving Cupcakes ~ Little Turkeys

Turkey Cupcake

What a cute little guy!!! Have some fun with the kids when decorating these easy turkey cupcakes. What you need for 1 dozen cupcakes: 12 cupcakes {any flavor} baked in white paper liners 12 mini cupcakes {again, any flavor} baked in white paper liners 1/2 cup vanilla frosting 3/4 cup milk chocolate frosting 12 thin […]