Category: Thanksgiving

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

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. My Mother-in-Law loaned me her turkey tureen and salt & peppers for the table and we’re enjoying what I refer to as Cream of Plenty Soup~ aka Shrimp and Corn…

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…

Mini Pumpkin Pies and a Blooming Can

Mini Pumpkin Pies are portion control bites~ Quick & Easy to make with a package of refrigerated pie crusts!  You need a 4-inch round cookie cutter (or bowl as a template) and a muffin tin. One box of 2 pie crusts gives you enough dough for 12 mini pies with pastry leaves (rerolling the scraps).  My fall piecrust cutters…

Pumpkin Granola

Pumpkin Granola sounded like it would be the perfect answer for Thanksgiving weekend with family in town! You can make this now and store it in an airtight container to have on hand for the holiday weekend. You don’t need any oil for this recipe, since the maple syrup, pumpkin and applesauce bind the oats…

Thankful

I’m thankful for the change of seasons. . . For our nest. . . For neighbors. . . For family. . . Wishing you a lots of good food . . . And a relaxing holiday. . . Have a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining: A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday~ The Tablescaper for Seasonal…

Thanksgiving Lakeside

 I set a table lakeside for Thanksgiving taking advantage of the last of the Fall color and warm temperatures. . . I soaked some oasis & filled a pumpkin for a centerpiece again this week using roses, sunflowers, daisies, and Hypericum berries from the market along with leaves & clippings from our shrubs. A visit to the produce section for…