Thanksgiving Treasures

Thanksgiving is this Thursday!  Last week I shared delicious recipes (including some ideas for Friday and the weekend), today I’m sharing some crafts and decorations that can be put together last minute to make your day a success or just distract your kids!


Pilgrim hats

Paper plate cornucopia

Indian corn

Give thanks blocks

Cornhusk votives

Tiny toms

Pilgrim pal

Finger puppet favors

Count your blessings card


Garland of gratitude

11 Thanksgiving games

Nutty squirrels


Turkey luminarias

Leaf placecards

Fingerprint turkey placecard

Pinecone placecards

8 napkin ring ideas

How will you be celebrating and decorating this Thanksgiving?  Share your ideas in the comments.

Thanksgiving Treats

Today we begin our Thanksgiving journey with great dishes you can make and please the whole family with for Thanksgiving!

Satisfying Stuffing:

Cherry pecan cornbread

Cranberry apple cornbread


Chestnut and apple

Sausage and apple

Sausage and herb

Carrot mushroom

Sourdough bread

Awesome Appetizers:

Wild rice dressing

Barley and butternut squash

Butternut squash baked risotto

Sweet potato souffle

Cheesy mashed potato pots

Hot spinach dip

Turmeric ginger mushrooms

Mini mac-and-shrooms

Cinnamon apple cranberry sauce

Turkey Time:

Vegetarian mushroom gravy


Marmalade glazed

Cider brined with maple cider glaze

Herb roasted

Memphis fried

Black pepper with pomegranate molasses glazed

Apple cranberry glazed

Spiced and super juicy roast turkey

Pumpkin Pie and More Pumpkin:

Pumpkin seed candy

Mini pecan and pumpkin pies

Pie with cranberry topping

Mini pumpkin pies

Pumpkin pie in a cup

Maple pumpkin custard

Slow cooker pumpkin butter

Pumpkin pancakes

Thanksgiving muffins

Harvest scones

Pumpkin bread

Whole grain pumpkin banana bread

Pumpkin walnut biscuits

Pumpkin praline muffins

Thanksgiving Treats:

Ginger squash cake with white chocolate frosting

Fruity Indian pudding

Marshmallow pilgrim hats

Oreo turkeys

Apple slab pie with crumb topping

Fruit and almond tart

Lime pecan shortbread bars

Pecan pie

Turkey Tomorrow:

Pulled turkey

Turkey shepherds pot pie

Turkey pot pie with cheesy biscuit toping

Turkey chili with cheesy cornbread topping

Turkey vegetable soup

Turkey and rice soup

What are you planning for Thanksgiving?

Fall Fun and Games

Today we’ve got some fun crafts, decorations, tableware and games all about fall for you!

Crafts and Games:

Wild kingdom nature elves and critters

Fairy tea set

Nutty squirrels craft and game

Super leaf scoopers

Squash bowling

Looping leaf t-shirt

Leaf t-shirt

Glitter leaves

Glittered fall cards

Autumn greeting card

Also try these 32 leaf crafts, or 34 cozy fall crafts

Decorations and Tableware:

Pine cone wreath

Leafy door hanger

Vintage paper leaf wreath

Nut wreath

Acorn picture frame

Felt leaf placemats

Leaf charger

Leaf candle wraps

Napkin rings

Leaf imprinted coasters

Oak leaf bowl

Autumn leaf luminarias

Leaf applique blanket

Felt leaf pillow

Pine cone table runner

Fall leaves table runner

Stay tuned, the next 2 weeks will be all about Thanksgiving!!

Bountiful Buttons

It may sound strange but buttons make really great craft inspirations!  Here are a few of my favorite button finds:

Button cards

Button magnets

Button hanger helper

Button frames

Button flower arrangement

Button gift wrap

Button napkin rings

Button ornaments

Button fruity embroidery napkins

Fanciful buttons

Button wreath ornament

Button wreath

Glove animals

Button covers

Button tree

Button snake

Button beings

What fun things have you made with buttons?