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}

Faith · Holidays

Love: The Most Important Holiday Ingredient

I have good news! You don’t have to be the grandmother who has the biggest house. You don’t have to be the Mom who orders coordinating Pottery Barn PJ’s for her kids. You don’t have to be the daughter who buys the most expensive gifts for her parents. You don’t have to be the mother in… Continue reading Love: The Most Important Holiday Ingredient

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 · Organization · Time Management

How To Host A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part 1: October}

Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? For me, a big part of the fun in any event is the planning. I also believe that doing things ahead of time relieves stress and makes things much more enjoyable not only for you as the hostess, but also for your guests. I've hosted Thanksgiving quite a few times in the… Continue reading How To Host A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part 1: October}

Friday Favorites · Holidays

Month in Review + Thanksgiving Recap {November 2021}

Thanksgiving 2021 was one of the best ever! My mom hosted the Ham Fam (my side of the family, the Cunninghams) and we packed so much good food and fun family time into those two days. Everything tasted as good as it looked! My mom presents everything so beautifully and we enjoyed the benefits of… Continue reading Month in Review + Thanksgiving Recap {November 2021}

Holidays · Recipes

Thanksgiving Menu 2021: Sides and Charcuterie!

My mom is hosting Thanksgiving this year and that makes everyone happy! She's been diligently planning and working ahead, and several weeks ago we all decided what dishes my sister and I would bring to the meal. Here's what I'm bringing: Cranberry Sauce - I'm making a new recipe from Southern LivingGreen Bean Casserole -… Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu 2021: Sides and Charcuterie!

Faith · Holidays

Verses To Pray Before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away! When you think about the upcoming holiday, what emotions fill your heart? Do you feel excitement? Fear? Loneliness? Anxiety? Gratitude? Anticipation? Worry? No family is perfect or free from difficulty, whether it’s a strained relationship, a family member who always causes issues, a recent loss, financial strain or… Continue reading Verses To Pray Before Thanksgiving