getting ready for thanksgiving

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is in two days!!!  I’m not quite sure which I’m more excited about – eating my weight in turkey and fixings or setting my table.  This year I’m keeping it simple on both counts; the older I get the more I crave simplicity in every aspect of my life and that most certainly includes entertaining! …

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entertaining essentials for the holiday season

November 21, 2017

The only thing that excites me as much as eating dinner on Thanksgiving is how I’m going to set my table for the big day!  Some of my favorite holiday memories are centered around the table and how much more special is it when that table is decked out to the nines?  Lydia has even gotten…

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simple, classic entertaining essentials for thanksgiving

November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving is going to be small and intimate for us this year, but I still plan on going all out on the food and, of course, the table setting!  I’m all about keeping things simple, as much for keeping my sanity while trying to cook and prepare everything, but also because I think decor-wise, simple…

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white + gold thanksgiving table

November 13, 2014

I about had a heart attack yesterday when I realized that Thanksgiving is exactly two weeks away.  Where has November gone?  This will be the first holiday we are having as a family since the hubby was deployed for Easter and I’ll be hosting something small and intimate to commemorate baby girl’s first Turkey Day! …

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inspired: thanksgiving spread

November 8, 2013

There are now less than two weeks until Thanksgiving – where has the time gone?  When I’m cooking for the holidays, presentation is just as important as the food itself, and to be honest, it can be just as stressful as planning the actual meal, but for me keeping it simple and easy reign supreme…

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inspired: turkey day

November 20, 2012

Can you believe Thanksgiving is two days away?  I am not hosting dinner this year which is kind of a bummer because last year I loved having family in town-the more is always the merrier in my house!  I can honestly tell you, though, that more thought and preparation went into decorating last year than…

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