Holidays · Recipes

Thanksgiving Menu and Turkey for a Small Crowd {2022}

Thanksgiving is such a delicious holiday, isn't it? Things are (excitedly) up in the air with all of our holiday plans this year, due to our adoption that is in process. At the time I'm writing this post, we plan to spend the day with extended family. Here's what I'm planning to bring: Crock Pot… Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu and Turkey for a Small Crowd {2022}

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Holidays · Organization · Time Management

How To Host A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part Two: November}

It's officially Thanksgiving season! With just three weeks until Thanksgiving, it's time to get serious about planning and preparation. Today I'm sharing with you six things I do this month to make my Thanksgiving day as stress-free as possible. 1 - Confirm The Guest List I reach out to all my guests to confirm their… Continue reading How To Host A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part Two: November}

Holidays · hospitality

How To Be A Polite Guest

Did you know there are only 55 days left until Christmas? That's only seven weekends! Not only that....there are 24 days left until Thanksgiving, which is basically the official beginning of the "Holiday Season." With the beginning of the holiday season comes church parties, work parties, family get-togethers, and more. I'm excited about that! We… Continue reading How To Be A Polite Guest

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

I try to pack December full of all the festive things, soak up the fun of the season and enjoy every moment. I have a lot to share in this recap, so get comfy and let's jump in! We enjoyed a couple date nights in our festive downtown this month - it really looks like… Continue reading Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

My Best Party Planning Tip: Develop A Theme!

This post is sponsored by Hostess With The Mostess A well executed theme makes a party feel extra special. A theme can be a color scheme, a phrase, a collection of things the honoree loves or anything else that drives the decisions for most of the party elements. The theme can be reflected in the… Continue reading My Best Party Planning Tip: Develop A Theme!

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

How To Enjoy The Holidays – When There Are No Children In Your Home

The holidays are so kid-centric in our culture and there's nothing wrong with that! However, for those of us who do not have children in our homes, it can be easy to feel left out of the fun or like we're enjoying a less magical version of the day. Whether you are a young, single… Continue reading How To Enjoy The Holidays – When There Are No Children In Your Home

Holidays

Hostess Gift Idea | Food Gift | Homemade Granola

As I started planning for the holidays a month or so ago, I realized that I would need a lot of hostess gifts during November and December. From traveling to family's homes for Christmas, work parties, Christmas parties and a few other events, I need around 10 hostess gifts. I decided to do a big… Continue reading Hostess Gift Idea | Food Gift | Homemade Granola

hospitality

How To Be A Polite Guest

Did you know there are only 53 days left until Christmas? That's only seven weekends! Not only that....there are 20 days left until Thanksgiving, which is basically the official beginning of the "Holiday Season." With the beginning of the holiday season comes church parties, work parties, family get-togethers, and more. I'm excited about that! We… Continue reading How To Be A Polite Guest

Holidays

Thanksgiving Menu {2018}

What are you thankful for? I'm thankful for Thanksgiving food! I've been thinking about this menu for a couple months now and I'm so excited to enjoy the process of making, serving and eating these dishes. Here's my menu for this Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Menu Roast Chicken with Lemon Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole¬†(I'll probably only make 1/4th… Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu {2018}