Friday, November 18, 2011

Thanksgiving resource of IDEAS, MENUS, and TABLE SETTINGS

Tie your apron on, 
work hard for a bit 
(because it's good to work hard!) ;) 
Live in beauty, 
gather with family, 
taste your blessings, 
and appreciate our abundance. 

Focusing on just a few details
creates unforgettable holidays,
wrapped with lots of love of course.

I put all the Thanksgiving ideas from my blog in one place...

A collection of traditional Thanksgiving food, full of homemade goodness.

 This menu is a healthy alternative for Thanksgiving!

Don't forget the sweet little people with ideas here and here

  Setting the table for Thanksgiving is one of my favorite parts of this holiday!  This past table is lined with white pumpkins and muted tones to add peace and lots of texture for the colder months. 


This Thanksgiving table variation is accented with deep plum, the under-used color of fall.  The mustard colored plates are lined with farmhouse chicken wire chargers for a cozy, homey warmth. 

I will soon be sharing our new Thanksgiving tablescape for this season. 
Our family gets to take a tiny getaway to a beautiful place for the holiday,
but since I {double} love setting seasonal tables,
and celebrating gatherings, 
we will be enjoying some turkey at home FIRST. ;)

For more ideas for your holiday 
visit Somewhat Simple's line up of ideas.

(click button below to be directed there)

And for an incredible line up 
of every delicious pie imaginable, 
visit Tidy Mom's inventory of
our most celebrated comfort food,
(click button below to be directed there)

For fall decorating
in your home sweet home,
DIY Showoff has you covered. 

(click button below to be directed there)
The DIY Show Off

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Miller Racing Family said...

This looks like a great Thanksgiving collection. I love the kiddos' table. The Mayflower and the turkey placemats are so cute.
This year for Thanksgiving my entire family is going on a mini vacation to Branson. So we will be having Thanksgiving dinner at the Dixie Stampedee.
Have a great weekend!

Blondie's Journal said...

I love the addition of macaroni and cheese to your menu...always a favorite with everyone and it's becmoe very popular everywhere {my son had it at his wedding!}.

Enjoy your time away, Lisa!


Red Couch Recipes said...

I think the buttermilk brined turkey sounds sooo good. What a treasure trove of ideas you have here. Joni

TidyMom said...

What a fabulous collection of Thanksgiving ideas!

Thanks for all you do Lisa, and thanks for my pie party love too!!

Have a great Thanksgiving!

Anonymous said...

A great idea to pool everything to one spot! Thank you. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Sarah said...

Beautiful settings and delicious menus. Happy Thanksgiving!

jessw said...

Wow, love these table settings!

b. said...

Cute post.. everything in the very first picture looks soooo delicious.

DIYbyDesign said...

Great ideas. I especially love the kids ideas. I might have to use some of those this year. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign Fall into Fall party.

The Tablescaper said...

Looks like some great ideas!

- The Tablescaper

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Love the kid's table! What wonderful ideas you've shared for Thanksgiving treats.

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House of Smiths said...

Great tips and advice, I love it!
Thanks for sharing!