What I’m LOVING on this Monday….ALL THINGS THANKSGIVING!!!
Since this is November….it’s all about Thanksgiving for me! I have always loved Thanksgiving. Whether it was the food, family, friends or fun….I was always ready! So, I decided to devote an entire post to T.H.A.N.K.S.G.I.V.I.N.G.!!! In preparing for my own Thanksgiving, I have come across some amazing ideas, recipes, decorations, how-to’s, etc., and I’m thrilled to share them with you!
I’m all about planning, jotting down notes with drawings of my serving pieces, setting a perfect table ahead of schedule, having plenty of sides and desserts on the menu, sending out invitations, shining up the silver, etc., but this girl has me WAY beat!! She’s got it figured out and you are going to love this Thanksgiving post from her blog, Half Baked Harvest!!! Seriously.LOVE.this.post!!!!
Crushing on these cute pumpkin tureen’s from Pier 1 Imports for soups! Super cute!
What a beautiful table runner for a Thanksgiving Feast! Wishing I had this one!
A GREAT post on dollar store finds for easy, fun decorating ideas for the Fall, Thanksgiving, etc. Great ideas!
This post from Country Living is perfect…..traditions that should NEVER be forgotten.
These plates are my personal favorites for Thanksgiving! I pull them out each year for my dinner table and dress them up with pressed napkins, silver flatware, crystal glasses, etc. What’s not to love about Johnson Brother’s His Majesty pattern!
How to cook a turkey! Everyone needs a little go to refresher this time of year!!! I always research my notes on cooking times, temperatures, etc. Who wants to mess up the “star of the show” for Thanksgiving? Not.me.
I think that it’s important to have a nice table setting. Whether it’s for holidays, family dinners or special occasions…the table setting is crucial! Or at least for me it is! Insert wink. I always refer back to the Emily Post Table Setting Guide to assure that I’ve done it perfectly!
How to build a Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board….Love this! I’m so into Charcuterie Boards because they are not only yummy, they are a beautiful and a VERY EASY way to serve several people all at once with cocktails. I like to get creative with mine and try different things each time I make one. Here’s a pic of one of my favorites! I had so much fun putting it together! So good!
I’m really liking these 10 Thanksgiving Tradition Ideas!!! I especially like the long walk or hayride idea and heading back in the house for a yummy dessert! Just might implement that one this year on my family!
It’s ALWAYS a good idea to provide the host of any dinner, party or get together with a hostess gift of some kind!! ALWAYS Hostess Thanksgiving Gift Ideas Here are a few ideas that I adore!
Choose a really nostalgic recipe that your family loves and has cherished through the years and gourmet it up in some fashion. Your family and friends may surprise you and like it all jazzed up or they may want it to stay the same. You’ll never know unless you try…this year, I’m thinking that I’m going to dress up our family fave Cranberry Fluff this year.
****The products above are either purchased or admired by me…I have not been sponsored and I am not affiliated with any of the companies. These are just finds and tips that I find irresistible and want to share with all of you. The larger photos are mine…property of OLB and may not be copied or reused. ****