Thanksgiving


TGIF! It’s already 5 o’clock somewhere, right? So on that note, let’s talk COCKTAILS. ;) If you’re looking for a festive cocktail idea for Thanksgiving – or any fall celebration, really – here’s a fun Pumpkin Spice Mojito recipe that was sent in by Minibar. (If you’re not yet familiar with Minibar, they are a […]

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With Halloween behind us, and Christmas on the horizon (not to mention at eye level in every store you’ll set foot in from now ’til 2016), I sometimes feel like Thanksgiving gets a tad…overlooked. I mean, it’s hard for a holiday to stand out when it’s sandwiched right between piles of candy and piles of […]

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I love a good sangria at any time of year, but when it comes to fall celebrations like Thanksgiving or fall bridal showers, it’s the perfect excuse to use up some of those fresh-picked orchard apples… even if you just picked them up at the grocery store. ;) This tasty Autumn Apple Sangria recipe calls […]

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I’m so excited to partner with Coca-Cola again this month and bring you guys these DIY Coke Bottle Turkeys! This is a fun craft project for Thanksgiving that can be done on your own OR with family & friends… and I’m pretty sure that they’ll add an extra dose of HAPPY to your Thanksgiving either […]

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Stacie Keiffer of Fancy & Fold is here with a super cute seasonal DIY for us today! You might recognize these adorable Paper Pumpkin Favor Boxes from the Rustic Little Pumpkin Baby Shower featured earlier today. Read on for the details on how to make them yourself (as told by Stacie)! ***** PAPER PUMPKIN FAVOR BOXES TUTORIAL […]

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I know that many of you probably don’t even have your Halloween plans figured out yet, but our 2014 blog hop crew is here with a head start on Thanksgiving! Don’t worry though, we just wanted to make sure you had ample time to put some of these fun creations to use next month. And […]

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Who’s ready for a decadent visual FEAST? Because Vanessa Van Wieren from Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations is serving up some seriously incredible eye candy today! I love the non-traditional twist that she gave this Modern Glam Thanksgiving Table, which was styled on location at new Del Mar hotspot Cucina Enoteca. From insanely gorgeous florals and glam […]

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Since I still have to wait 2 whole weeks for my favorite holiday ever, I’m just going to have to gobble up all these stylish Thanksgiving ideas to hold me over!  Courtney of When Pigs Fly Events cooked up this Creative + Glam Thanksgiving Cocktail Bash with vibrant colors, creative clay wishbones and shimmery holiday flair! These modern […]

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During these fall months, you can never have too much pumpkin.  Whether you are enjoying it in your latte or using cute minis as part of your decor, you can’t keep pumpkins from popping up everywhere.  Tessa Huff of Style Sweet CA here, and I am sharing these easy DIY Ruffle Pumpkin Cupcake Toppers.  Made from fondant, […]

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Happy Friday!! With Thanksgiving prep on my mind right now, it feels especially timely to share this Warm & Cheerful Thanksgiving Candy Buffet by Candy Galaxy today! And the thing about this spread that has us really excited? They used our BRAND NEW Grateful Tree (Lights) Thanksgiving Collection from Hostess INK! *big smiles* These pictures were such a fun […]

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The crisp cool air and soothing fall drinks are back! And this beautiful Gold Thanksgiving Celebration by Monica of Styling the Moment is just full of warmth, with a wonderful, rustic holiday feel. It’s never to early to think about everything we have to be thankful for… and I feel blessed just to be able to share all these […]

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You know how some things just take a year to get to? Ya… me too. ;) Last year I made these fun Stuffed Glove Turkeys, which were a great craft for the kids that also doubled as kid-friendly party decor. But I also made one more Thanksgiving craft that never got posted… until now! These […]

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Bonjour! Feast your eyes on this amazing Ratatouille Themed Birthday {Family Dinner} cooked up by Sally Shin of Pretty Little Events for her son Koda’s big day! This cozy dinner has all the perfect ingredients for an inviting & warm family celebration with a decadent menu, cute family pictures & most importantly the cutest Little Chef ever! What […]

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Hello from the BIG APPLE! I’m here for a couple days to work on a project with NECTRESSE® Natural No Calorie Sweetener, who I’ve teamed up with this holiday season to develop and share some creative holiday entertaining tips, including recipe ideas that are sweet like we love, but also lower in sugar! That’s exactly […]

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  While sitting in a restaurant having cafe in Vegas a couple years ago, I noticed a server pushing a bar cart around the restaurant that was filled with lots of different ingredients for mixing up a Bloody Mary or Mimosa to your liking. I remember thinking how a “mini mobile bar” like that would […]

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Hope everyone had a very happy Thanksgiving! Even though Turkey Day has passed for this year, I wanted to share this cute & super-duper easy “Glove Turkey” kids table centerpiece that I made for local news segment this week. It’s a fun kids Thanksgiving craft project you can bookmark for next year, AND it would […]

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Over the river, and through the woods to this Whimsical Woodland Thanksgiving we go! Loralee Lewis designed amazing printables where rustic whimsy meets a traditionally formal event- for a cute kids Thanksgiving table. She gathered it all together in the autumn woods with burlap, nature inspired accents and festive fall pumpkins! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – “100% Homemade […]

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Mini pies make for such a cute presentation and are well received at any occasion – even Thanksgiving! If you want to try something different – or add a compliment to – your traditional large pies, are a couple tasty recipes for Mini Pumpkin Pies and Mini Party Pecan Pies that are sure to please […]

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Is it just me or did Thanksgiving totally sneak up on us this year?! If you’re looking for something yummy to take to round out your Thanksgiving dessert table – or for a tasty edible gift idea for friends & loved ones, here’s a sweet & spiced-up Ginger Cupcake Recipe that’s perfect for this this […]

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Inspired by the fresh color palette of the Southwest, Margaux of Harmony Creative Studio combined geometric elements and vibrant colors for a Southwest Style Thanksgiving. To brighten the days following, she included heartwarming ‘Thankful Journal” favors to share the Native American belief that we should be thankful everyday, not just on Thanksgiving! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – “Free […]

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