Friday Favorites · Holidays

High Five For Thanksgiving (2015)!

Happy Black Friday, friends! I hope you all had a wonderful week and a great Thanksgiving! To my non-US friends, Happy Friday and I hope you had a great week too! We traveled over the mountain and through the country to spend Thanksgiving with my side of the family. Here are five of my favorite… Continue reading High Five For Thanksgiving (2015)!


Thanksgiving Recap + Tips For A Successful Dinner or Holiday Party

Thanksgiving 2014 is in the books! This was my second time to host Thanksgiving, and I'm happy to report that the day went very smoothly with no disasters. I wasn't stressed and had plenty of time to visit with my guests. It was a great day. Although Thanksgiving is over, the season of entertaining has just begun.… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recap + Tips For A Successful Dinner or Holiday Party

Holidays · Time Management

Preparing For Thanksgiving {2014}

Thanksgiving is almost here! I've been preparing for this day for over a month and now were are in the home stretch. Sunday afternoon I headed out in the pouring rain and purchased all the final grocery items on my list. The linens are ironed and ready to go, my menu is set. The last… Continue reading Preparing For Thanksgiving {2014}

Holidays · Organization · Time Management

Preparing For Thanksgiving – My Menu {2014}

I'm hosting Thanksgiving this year - and my menu is set! The first thing you'll notice is that we're having ham instead of turkey. {gasp} We aren't huge fans of turkey, but my hubby LOVES ham. I figure it's more important to fix what we like instead of making everyone eat something just because it's… Continue reading Preparing For Thanksgiving – My Menu {2014}

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

Cherishing and Remembering

It seems to me that Thanksgiving is the most family centered holiday. At Christmas there’s the excitement of gifts, church programs, caroling and all that accompanies our celebration of Jesus’ birth. At Thanksgiving, it’s just family and food! With a smaller focus, changes in our families may be more obvious than at the busier holidays.… Continue reading Cherishing and Remembering