What do you do with all of that leftover turkey? I mean, really, who can eat turkey for the next week and a half until its all gone? Well, here are some fabulous recipes that I found to make that leftover turkey seem brand new to everyone at the table.
This is a yummy pasta dish using the last of the season’s best: PUMPKIN! And it is so easy. This could also be a wonderful side dish on your Thanksgiving table. Make the sauce and pour it over orzo for a rice like side dish. Or serve it over mini shells and let the sauce get stuck inside. This dish is kid approved with two thumbs up! Enjoy!
This is a really fantastic craft to get your whole family into the spirit of Thanksgiving! It’s easy and teaches children gratitude. We all have so many things to be thankful for, now we can really display those thoughts in a crafty and fabulously Fall way!
I started by cutting out a leaf from cardboard. Then I traced it onto some fall foliage colored scrapbook paper.
I cut out all the leaves and punched holes in the bottom where the stem would naturally be.
I let the little ones get to work writing what they are thankful for. I put string through the punched hole and hung them on some branches I found in the yard. In the spirit of the season, and this craft, I will tell you all that I am thankful for family, friends, creativity and ALL of our blessings!
How do you decorate for Thanksgiving? Sometimes I feel like it is that in between holiday that gets lost. All of the stores have Christmas decorations out now and Halloween has just passed. It’s almost easier to jump from one right to the next. But Thanksgiving is so important. It’s a time to reflect on all that we are thankful for.
Here are some inspiring ideas to spruce up your home for Thanksgiving.
OK, so being in a rented home, my hands are somewhat tied. I can’t hang too many pictures, paint, or unpack too much stuff. And what I can do, I seem to have a mental block. Or a mantle block for that matter. One of the very easy things I can decorate is the fireplace mantle. But I’m having trouble. It looked like this:
But then I purchased some beautiful mercury glass pumpkins from Pottery Barn and a mercury glass pheasant from a local shop called The Brass Exchange. (I love you, Brass Exchange!) Now it looks like this: