Category: Thanksgiving

Gathering Together for Thanksgiving Tablescape

I’m Gathering Together with 19 other bloggers for the All Things Home Thanksgiving Tablescape Showcase. See the links are at the bottom for all Thanksgiving table inspiration you don’t want to miss! In anticipation of Thanksgiving and with a thankful heart, I’m at the table enjoying our weather in North Carolina, which is usually mild enough…

Creating a Pumpkin Vase Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

I always enjoy using pumpkins and gourds as a seasonal centerpiece for Thanksgiving. If there’s no room at the dining table with the Thanksgiving feast, it’s a pretty way to dress a sideboard, kitchen island, or foyer table. Like everyone else, I’ve been busy harvesting recipes and table ideas with Thanksgiving a few weeks away. To create a pumpkin vase centerpiece,…

Falling Back

It’s that time of year to fall back ~ with a few exceptions like Arizona, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico, most of us in the US will be turning our clocks back this weekend. 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…

Cranberry-Pecan Pie Crust Leaves

 Dress up your left over Thanksgiving turkey with Cranberry-Pecan Crusts for pot pie, piecrust leaf “sandwiches” of pecans and cranberries! I saw this recipe in a special edition magazine from Southern Living~ Turkey Pot Pie with Cranberry-Pecan Crusts! Photo credit- Southern Living Southern Living’s Turkey Pot Pie recipe sounded wonderful~ made with turkey cutlets, caramelized…

Thanksgiving With a Touch of Blue

I took advantage of  warm temperatures to set a table for two~ with a little color inspiration from a pair plates I found at HomeGoods. Blue married with shades of rust and brown seemed like an unlikely Thanksgiving color combination but Mother Nature, seemed to give her stamp of approval with the water reflecting the blue sky, along with the…

Cream of Plenty Soup

  Cream of Plenty Soup, aka, Shrimp and Corn Chowder. . . the best of corn and seafood chowders together in a bowl, plenty delicious and plenty hearty. I know this upcoming week is a busy one for most everyone~ cooking and cleaning, preparing for company or travelling with Thanksgiving a mere five days away.…

Gilded Gourds and Giving Thanks Table

My gourds and pumpkins are making the transition from fall to Thanksgiving with a little gilding~ Dressed in wash of Venetian, Glorious Gold and Rich Espresso for the holiday table. I picked up some DecoArt Dazzling Metallics paint from Michaels~ Brushing it on to highlight, but not completely cover the lumps, bumps, and wonderful organic textures of…