Archive for the ‘Thanksgiving’ Category

What I’m Thankful For

With tomorrow being Thanksgiving, I will be taking a few days off from posting. Today, I thought I might share some of things that I am thankful for though. I am thankful for: Friends who fight with me to make the world a better place. Small furry mammals that let me pet them. Mexican sipping … read more


Here’s a new Valentines tradition for you lovers looking to try something beyond the old dozen roses: place two acorns in a bowl of water and watch to see if they move together or swim apart. If they meet in the middle, your love will be a “Great oak from which little acorns grow,” and … read more

Handmade Holidays: Gingerbread Fig Cakes with Bow Decoration

I made this cake a few weeks ago to test it out for my holiday celebrations and it passed the test! It’s like gingerbread fig newton with icing…yum! The crystallized ginger bows add a little kick as well as make this cake adorably cute for holiday gatherings. Gingerbread Fig Cakes with Bow Decoration (adapted from … read more

Thanksgiving Inspirations

I’m taking today off to cook and spend time with Mister Indie Fixx and Indie Fixx Jr. See you on Friday! {{by splityarn}} {{by *Cinnamon}} {{ by knitalatte11}} {{by swallowfield {{by *Cinnamon}} {{by wisecraft}} {{by katylou}} {{by fleamarketstudio}} {{by E L K}}

From the Archives: A look back at Thanksgiving

Today, I am sharing some posts from November’s past that you may not have seen. I hope you enjoy! Giving Thanks 20 last minute Thanksgiving decor and tablescaping ideas Tutorial Tuesday: Make Your Own Cranberry Pumpkin Salt Scrub Autumn Inspiration Pecan Pear Salad

Pumpkin pie, staying home and what are you making?

This year is the first year ever that we do not have concrete plans for Thanksgiving Day yet. Usually, we have competing family Thanksgivings and we have to make a choice between them or run around trying to make them all…becoming gluttons in the process. I’m not even sure what are respective families are planning, … read more

{Tree}household: Rearranging the Ferniture

Hiya! Heather here, turning things outside in for the second installment of {Tree}Household: Rearranging the Ferniture. The fern frond is a fabulously flexible art form: funky in the living room, funny in the bedroom, and unexpectedly flavorful in the kitchen. Unfurling like an ancient scroll, the signature fern curve takes shape in every corner of … read more

Giving Thanks

cranberries ~~~ erin reynolds photography As a kid, I was never into Thanksgiving. It wasn’t flashy like the 4th of July and didn’t involve gifts like Christmas.  I also didn’t like turkey, really didn’t like older relatives telling me how much taller I was and I didn’t really understand the concept of being thankful. Not … read more

20 last minute Thanksgiving decor and tablescaping ideas

I know many of you have been busy planning your Thanksgiving menus and that you may have totally forgotten about your Thanksgiving table and decor…until now. Never fear, I’ve put together a round-up of great decor and tablescaping ideas, many of which are easy enough to pull together at the last minute. For the others, … read more



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