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Happy Thanksgiving!

Today is a day to reflect on what we are most thankful for (family and friends) and to remember those who are not with us this Holiday Season (we miss you everyday).  Remember to hug, laugh and create memories today because once we are all gone that is all that is left.  I would like … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving Banner

Andrea Currie did a fantastic Happy Thanksgiving Banner with acorns.  My daughter is obsessed with acorns but I decided I wanted to do something a little more personal.  So I decided to make handprint turkey banners with the kids (well one of the kids – the other screamed through it and tried to eat feathers.)  … Continue reading

Homemade Thanksgiving Themed Trivets

According to Wikipedia: A trivet (pronounced /ˈtrɪvɨt/) is an object placed between a serving dish or bowl, and a dining table, usually to protect the table from heat damage. Since I will be hosting Thanksgiving Lunch/Dinner on Saturday I want to decorate the house in a “fall theme” (hence the vase and the still unfinished … Continue reading

Pumpkin-Cranberry Custard–Slow Pot Cooker

1 Can (30 ounces) Pumpkin Pie Filling 1 Can (12 ounces) Evaporated Milk 1 Cup Dried Cranberries 4 Eggs, Beaten 1 Cup Crushed or Whole Ginger Snap Cookies (Optional) Whipped Cream (Optional) SLOW COOKER DIRECTIONS: Combine pumpkin, evaporated milk, cranberries and eggs in slow cooker; mix well.  Cover and cook on HIGH 4 to 4 … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Day Vase

So I finished the Thanksgiving Day Centerpiece for my spread yesterday.  Granted it is no Lisa Simpson Masterpiece but I think my leaf inspired vase is something to be proud of.  I am no Martha Stewart when it comes to the Holiday decorating I never have table pieces or anything fancy.  I am a fan … Continue reading

Tie Dye Pumpkin Shirts

I saw this idea in October 2009 Family Fun Magazine I have wanted to do this ever since.  I personally have no Halloween shirts (sad but true!)  Last year tie dying anything was out of the question my son was a month old any free time I had was dedicated to sleeping.  My daughter and … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays…

Wow, the last Thursday in September this month (year) has been flying, it is that time of the week to remind myself what I am Thankful for.1.  Rain, after almost two months of no rain I forgot how much I missed the sound of the rain lulling me to sleep at night.2.  Ken Burns documentaries … Continue reading