Thanksgiving for us is all about bringing family together, great food, being thankful for the blessings in our lives and creating memories with the ones we love. So, as you might imagine, I don’t want anyone to be bored or hungry at our Thanksgiving dinner!
Since the Thanksgiving dinner baton hasn’t passed completely from my mom to me just yet, I usually spend my time on a few Thanksgiving desserts and the craft planning. One big responsibility is to keep the smaller guests entertained with seasonal, kid-friendly crafts while the turkey browns.
These days, Thanksgiving dinner is typically held at my home. While there’s still a lot of planning and cooking involved, I prefer a simplistic approach to setting my Thanksgiving table. With a houseful of young children, I lean towards a more casual and laid back approach to Thanksgiving decorations. Here are a few easy decorating ideas that I like to keep in mind...
Thanksgiving will be here soon and successfully pulling off a Thanksgiving feast on a budget is not as difficult as you may think. They key is picking inexpensive recipes that are big on taste. This year I am hosting family and friends for Thanksgiving dinner and wanted to share my frugal but fancy-tasting Thanksgiving menu.
While Thanksgiving should be focused on our family and thankfulness, all of the logistics of menu planning and entertaining can often overshadow the importance of this season in our life. This month we asked our readers what their biggest Thanksgiving dilemmas were and what makes Thanksgiving a struggle for them in the kitchen. Today I am answering those questions and wanted to share with you some easy solutions for Thanksgiving entertaining.
Nothing says family get-together as much as the Thanksgiving Holiday. However, the cost of planning a feast of this caliber can quickly add up. Here are some practical ideas to help you save money on your Thanksgiving celebration.
Bring out the best of fall's flavors with this super-easy pumpkin dip. It’s a perfect snack or appetizer recipe to make for a Halloween party, impromptu get together and Thanksgiving celebrations. Serve with graham crackers, apple slices and cookies like Keebler’s Simply Shortbread Sandies. Or for an easy fall sweet, use the pumpkin dip recipe to create Pumpkin Shortbread Sandwich Cookies. They are sure to please kids of all ages.
My favorite part of Thanksgiving weekend is on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Of course I love the big day with its golden roasted turkey, gleaming bowls of ruby red cranberries, and long tables filled with relatives you only see once a year, but I prefer the following day. I love Black Friday because of two reasons: the shopping and the leftovers.
Call me crazy, but I absolutely love hosting the Thanksgiving feast for our family! It really can be easy, but it does require a little planning and early preparation to make that happen. I am excited to share a few ideas to make this holiday easier and then share with you two new dishes you can add to your holiday table!
Autumn is my favorite season of the year. I love everything about the cooler weather, the warmer clothes and the colorful foliage. My most favorite of seasons ends with my most favorite of days — Thanksgiving!
One of the best parts about autumn is the food and snacks: soups, roasted veggies, meats and delicious warm breads. Plus, with football games galore and Thanksgiving on the horizon, there are many chances to eat with friends and family. These large gatherings always call for snacks, and lots of them!