Category: Food

Turkey and Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries and Pecans and Favorite Cookie Recipe!

Turkey and Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries and Pecans

Are you stuffed with turkey from your Thanksgiving feast and decking the halls?  Turkey and Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries and Pecans is a keeper recipe! It’s healthy, satisfying and a delicious way to enjoy your leftover turkey! You can make it ahead to dish up and have on hand to enjoy when you’re decking the halls or throw it…

Recipe for a Happy Thanksgiving!

Wine Pie Repeat

Recipe for a Happy Thanksgiving: Wine, Pie, Repeat! Pumpkin-Pecan Streusel Pie with Pecan Piecrust Wishing you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. . . And all the turkey you can gobble! From two turkey lovers :) Wishing you or your family members safe travels and a happy holiday weekend! Happy Thanksgiving from Chloe & Gracie ♥

Overnight Pumpkin French Toast with Streusel Topping

Overnight Pumpkin French Toast with Streusel Topping

Overnight Pumpkin French Toast with Streusel Topping is a perfect recipe for Thanksgiving and with guests in town! It can be made ahead, refrigerated overnight and pulled out to bake the next morning. The result is a baked French toast casserole that’s a close cousin to bread pudding that smells heavenly baking. The streusel topping adds a sweet…

Roasted Harvest Vegetable Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Roasted Harvest Vegetable Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? We’re gathering together at my mother-in-law’s house instead of ours, for which I am truly thankful :) and everyone brings a dish or two. I’m always looking for a make-ahead side to add to our family favorites for our Thanksgiving feast! Roasted Harvest Vegetable Salad can be made ahead, which is always a…

Pumpkin-Pecan Streusel Pie with Pecan Piecrust and Winners!


Pumpkin-Pecan Streusel Pie was one of six drool-worthy desserts, starring the South’s favorite nut, in the “pecan delights” section in the November issue of Southern Living Magazine! Alas, I’m not a fan of pumpkin pie {insert *gasp* here}. . .  it’s a texture thing for me. So when I saw this recipe, I loved the idea of a streusel topping for a sweet crunchy…

Keep Calm and Gobble On: Nutter Butter Turkey Cupcakes!

Nutter Butter Turkey Cupcakes

 I saw these cute Nutter Butter Turkey Cupcakes on the cover of Family Circle Magazine! These little gobblers are fun to make with Thanksgiving on the way! I had some left over candy corn and Wilton Candy Eyes in my Halloween stash, along with orange chocolate covered sunflower seeds that I used to make my Happy Owl-oween Cookies. The turkey faces…

Giving Thanks: Dinnerware and Turkey Hostess Serving Set Giveaway!

Dinnerware and Turkey Hostess Serving Set Giveaway!

 I’m giving thanks with a giveaway in time for turkey day! I started blogging in 2010 as a way to create after I retired from retail and keep myself off the streets. :) I didn’t miss the daily grind of the inventory headaches or the 60+ hour work weeks, but I missed merchandising and creativity that came with it to tell a story,…

Falling Back: Thanksgiving Round Up of Recipes and Table Inspiration

Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up and Table Inspiration

It’s that time of year to fall back and when most of us in the US have turned back our clocks. It’s also time when my internal clock falls to comfort food. . .Harvesting, Gathering, and Thanksgiving! Click on the links if you’d like to fall back for a taste or a peek at a little fall tabletop or Thanksgiving inspiration! Plymouth…

Happy Owl-oween!


I’m sending you wishes for a Happy Owl-oween. . . Owl eyes are watching you. . . Not scary, just sweet! I found an owl cookie on Pinterest that’s a hoot to make! This is more of a method than a recipe, adding your candy to your cookie to create an owl. You can be…


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