November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours!!!

Happy Thanksgiving!!! I hope your day is full of good food and dear friends and family. We will be headed out later to my sister-in-law’s house for a big family gathering, and we’re all looking forward to that. I’ll probably spend this morning prepping my Black Friday Sales Guide. No, bloggers never get a day off, in...
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Fall/Winter Fashion
November 22, 2016

Thanksgiving Outfit Idea

Do you dress up for Thanksgiving or keep it casual? We’ve always taken the casual route, but I like to wear something a little bit special just for fun and because I can. Often my version of “special” is to throw on a pair of pumps with a sweater and jeans. I like the juxtaposition of...
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November 15, 2016

Herbed Bread Stuffing Recipe with Keller’s Creamery

True confessions: I've never cooked a Thanksgiving dinner. I've always gone to my mom's or my mother-in-law's, and in recent years we've been going to my sister-in-law's house for Thanksgiving dinner, but this year I'm going to be cooking! Of course I had to call my mom and ask her for all the family recipes so I can make it taste like home. My favorite part of her Thanksgiving meal is her herbed bread stuffing.
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November 17, 2014

Easy Fall DIY Home Decor Project: Gourd Candles

With Halloween over, now is the perfect time to grab a few mini gourds or pumpkins on clearance, or give those that you may have used for Halloween decor a makeover for your Thanksgiving decor. Hi, it’s Tonya back with a quick and easy autumn project that will make the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving...
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Fall/Winter Fashion
November 14, 2014

What To Wear for Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving, dressing for comfort is a high priority. Let’s face it, I’m probably going to be eating a little bit too much. Plus, Thanksgiving tends to be a long day, so comfort is of utmost importance. But of course I want to look festive and cute. Which begs the question, how do I know what to wear...
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November 10, 2014

Easy Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

As soon as Halloween is over, I’m ready to start thinking about Thanksgiving. This year I’m looking for some easy Thanksgiving decorating ideas I can incorporate into my home with minimal fuss. I love Thanksgiving because there’s none of the stress of buying presents and coming up with clever crafts and activities to amuse the...
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Drink Recipes
November 10, 2014

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Recipe

Catering to guests over the holiday season can become tricky with the number of people who have food allergies and are cutting certain ingredients out of their diets. It’s Tonya here with a simple DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Recipe that is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner party. The best part is, it can...
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November 22, 2013

27 Thanksgiving Crafts, Recipes & Decor Ideas

There are so many fabulous posts out there right now for Thanksgiving — craft ideas, recipes, decorating tips and gorgeous tablescapes! I’ve been pinning like a mad woman! For ongoing “PINspiration,” be sure to follow my Thanksgiving Pin Board!! Follow Jo-Lynne Shane’s board Gobble! Gobble! on Pinterest. I thought it would be fun to do a...
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October 12, 2013

25 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

It’s finally start to look and feel like fall, and I’m obsessed with pumpkin — pumpkin colored clothes and accessories, pumpkin decor, and pumpkin recipes! I’ve even put together an entire board on Pinterest that I labeled Pumpkin Delights — all sorts of pumpkin-inspired recipes from coffee drinks to soups to breakfast goodies to desserts....
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November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Ahhhhhh . . . Thanksgiving! The quintessential American holiday and perhaps the only one that hasn’t yet been tainted by commercialism and religious animosity. I’m just excited not to be traveling this year, and not to be hosting! I am also continuing my tradition of running a Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning. I’ll be meeting up...
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November 6, 2012

Looking Forward to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving kind of gets a raw deal, have you noticed? It’s sandwiched right there between Halloween and Christmas — two holidays that have each become a season unto themselves. It tends to get lost in there between the costumes and candy and all the holiday shopping, but personally I’m voting to bring Thanksgiving back. Thanksgiving...
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November 26, 2009

On this Thanksgiving Day

I wanted to post something today that reminded us of the origin of this holiday, before it became overshadowed by football games and gluttony and premature Christmas decorations.  I wanted to celebrate our wise and heroic forefathers who established this nation in fear and submission to the King of kings and Lord of lords, but...
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