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How to Gild a Pumpkin for a Festive Fall Centerpiece

Recently I found some inexpensive fake pumpkins for my fall centerpiece, but some of them looked as cheap as the price. I decided to try dressing one up with gilding liquid–this is cool stuff! It’s easy to use, too. Here’s… Continue Reading →

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin Rings

Need a fun project for Thanksgiving? These adorable little turkey napkin rings are made using your child’s fingerprints! Personalize each one and they’ll double as place cards too. These will look adorable on your holiday table! Supplies you will need:… Continue Reading →

Switching Sides: Simple Roasted Carrots For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my holiday. All mine. I plan the menu, but I don’t forget to add in a few family favorites mixed with a few new recipes I’ve bookmarked to try. What usually happens though, is that I end up… Continue Reading →

“We Give Thanks” Envelope Banner

Guest post by Alanna of The Craft Nest. Last year I started a new tradition at our house, one that we are continuing this year. Each night at dinner during the month of November we talk about and write down… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Are you ready? I am sure most of you have your menus finalized by now, but in case you forgot to include a salad, I have an easy and delicious recipe to share. This roasted butternut squash… Continue Reading →

A Few Last Minute Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and we’re still making some last minute crafts and recipes to celebrate. What are you working on last minute for Thanksgiving? I’m excited to be guest contributor for PBS Parents, sharing a great… Continue Reading →

Sweet Crescent Roll Cornucopias

This yummy dessert roll is the perfect way to end a holiday feast. These cornucopias help represent the first Thanksgiving, filled with the bounty of harvest. And we’re making ours a sweet treat for after turkey dinner. Supplies for Sweet… Continue Reading →

Play a Game of Turkey Bingo this Thanksgiving

Guest post by Christine of Pies and Aprons Turkey bingo has been a Thanksgiving tradition in our family for many years. My mother is always looking for fun things to do at family gatherings, and she especially likes games that offer small prizes… Continue Reading →

Turkey Jar Toppers and Silly Santa Hats

I’m sharing a few fun crafty ideas with you for the upcoming holidays, something for Thanksgiving and Christmas. How are your holiday crafts coming along? We’ve painted fun turkey stamped bread basket liner, so now I’m contributing over at Craftzine… Continue Reading →

Sugar Pumpkin Potted Plant

Guest Post by Craftzilla of Glue Gun Crafts Take a cute little sugar pumpkin and create the place setting and party favor for the holiday season with this earth friendly craft! Supplies for Sugar Pumpkin Potted Plant: Sugar pumpkins Winter… Continue Reading →

Handmade Bread Basket Liner for Thanksgiving

This year we’re heading up to our Aunt and Uncle’s for Thanksgiving. I wanted to give them something fun for hosting us, so we’ve personalized a bread basket liner for Thanksgiving. These cute little turkey hands come from my 3… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Thanksgiving Ideas

Here are a few fun Thanksgiving crafts we’ve done in the past. There’s all kinds of ideas for your table, the kids, and yummy food! Fun Recipes for Thanksgiving: Tasty Turkey Table Favors (pictured above) Chocolate Pudding Pie Oreo Cookie… Continue Reading →

Mini Pumpkin Pies in a Muffin Tin

I love to bake in muffin tins. They are cute, bite-sized, and cook up so much faster. I’ve shared Muffin Tin Meatloaves and Pop Up Pancakes in Muffin Tins. Today, I’ve baked cute mini pumpkin pies in a muffin tin…. Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl-ing

While some of the bigger kids are playing their own turkey bowl football game in the backyard, we’re going to be “bowling for turkeys” down the hallway. We’ve transformed our old plastic bowling set into a fun turkey take down!… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Turkey Centerpiece

I still had a couple of uncarved pumpkins left over from Halloween, so I thought it would be fun to use them for a Thanksgiving centerpiece. I think this would be cute at the kids’ table on turkey day. My… Continue Reading →

Homemade Roasted Pumpkin Puree

Fall is the best time for pumpkin recipes, I think it’s my favorite ingredient. I’m showing how simple it is to make your own fresh pumpkin puree. It’s really easier than you think, and then you’ve got it ready to… Continue Reading →

Gobbling Turkey Apples

This is a fun classic craft, perfect for Thanksgiving Day. These Turkey Apples can be “gobbled” up as a snack while they wait for the turkey to be done or saved as part of Thanksgiving dinner. Supplies for Turkey Apples:… Continue Reading →

Recycled Thanksgiving Napkin Rings

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday again today. Come see how I’m dressing up the Thanksgiving table with these recycled napkin rings.

Thankful Leaf Place Settings

I’ve loved this post from Quince and Quire on Leaf Drawing. Even though I don’t have her artistic touch, I decided I had to make some myself anyway, taking a Thanksgiving spin on it. I wrote the names of people… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Crafts from the Past

Here’s a few fun Thanksgiving crafts we’ve done in the past. What fun turkey decorations are gobbling up your house this Thanksgiving holiday? Turkey Feather Countdown ~~~ Rice Crispie Turkey Treats ~~~ Tasty Turkey Table Favors ~~~ Thankful Feather Centerpiece… Continue Reading →

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