Friday Favorites–Thanksgiving

Okay, I swear it was just Halloween.  How did we get to Thanksgiving already?  I suppose next I’ll turn around and Christmas will be here.  I don’t want to get ahead of myself though – let’s take a little time to give this holiday its due.  Otherwise, I’ve got a 20 pound turkey in my…

Friday Favorites–Thanksgiving

I’ve arrived at that time in my life when my kids are going in different directions.  As they start to establish families of their own, I’m not going to have them around every time a holiday pops up.  While that makes me a little sad for what I’m losing, it means we’ve succeeded.  As parents,…

Friday Favorites–Thanksgiving

I’m sure I say this every year, but I can’t believe it’s nearly Thanksgiving.  Halloween just happened.  We won’t even get in a deep breath and it will be Christmas.  I love this time of the year, but this ride goes a little too fast sometimes. With the time frame allotted to it so short,…

Upcoming Holiday Sale and Giveaway

I had some plans for the weekend.  There were several holiday projects I planned to work on and write up to share with you.  However, all that changed when I arrived home from my volunteer day at the high school to find my husband standing in my kitchen. That might not seem like a big…

Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza

Still trying to work through the last of those Thanksgiving leftovers?  The men in my house have a solution for you:  Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza! My husband cooks sometimes, so announcing he and my son were going to make dinner wasn’t strange in itself.  It was the mischievous glint in his eye that got my attention. …

Holiday Sale

I’m starting my Thanksgiving cooking today.  My daughter and I are making pies this afternoon, I’m whipping up some cranberry sauce and the turkey is going into the brine.  If you haven’t brined a turkey yet, try it.  I use this recipe.  The hardest part is finding a container big enough, but it’s totally worth…

Friday Favorites–Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is next week.  I hope that wasn’t as much of a surprise to you as it was to me a couple of days ago.  I’ve got some menu planning and grocery shopping to do.  If you’re more calendar-aware than I am, and you actually have a little crafting time left before the holiday, I’ve…