Thanksgiving is just around the corner now!  I look forward to having my family over for Thanksgiving dinner and love to decorate the table every year.  My husband built me this wood frame with some reclaimed wood I bought at ReStore and I used it to set little pumpkins and gourds all down the center with candles and stuffed it with moss and berry picks.  I bought some pretty beige fabric to drape over the table and found a printable Thanksgiving napkin ring and used orange ribbon to tie around the napkins.  For the buffet table, I have several ceramic pumpkins and lots of leaves and picks that I have collected over the years and scatter them on the kitchen island and use my Grandmother’s silver candelabras to remember family connections and memories. Over the years, I have taught my niece and nephew to cook and my nephew helps me do most of the turkey dinner and we keep it pretty traditional, just the way our family likes it.  Click here for complete Thanksgiving guide with menu, shopping list, time tables and organizing ideas….

Click here for the free printable Thanksgiving napkin holder….Roasted TurkeyRoasted Parsnips and Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and PancettaMashed Potatoes, Stuffing with Pancetta, Fennel and Leeks, Cranberry Sauce, Gravy, and Sweet Potatoes with Crystallized Ginger and Pecan Streusal ToppingCranberry Kir Royale Cocktail with Champagne or Sparkling WaterMexican Salsa Cheese Ball appetizer. Sometimes it’s fun to get kitchy!Mom’s Pecan Pie and Emily and Jasmine’s Pumpkin PieThanksgiving 2014 056Riley made us this cute turkey that I will have out every Thanksgiving now!

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One Response to Thanksgiving

  1. June James says:

    Can’t wait. Everyone looks forward to Sally’s Holiday dinners the food is always delicious and the decorations lovely.

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