Thanksgiving Menu Scheming

Appetizers: “Pumpkin Pie” cheese appetizers (If I have time and feel Pinteresty) Apple cider sangria No Knead Bread (with olive oil) Veggie platter Dinner and Sides: Garlic mashed potatoes (maybe baked and crusted with cheese) Basic cranberry sauce Sweet potato casserole (made by my aunt, I’m sure) Experimenting with the turkey—more aromatics, I think Cornbread stuffing with…

Early Holiday Window Shopping

I do my Christmas shopping as much in advance as possible. In addition to preventing total budget meltdown, it means I get to avoid holiday traffic. And that’s magical. I also just did ads for Black Friday and I’m working on a holiday gift guide at work, so trust me.  It’s seasonal! I’m a notorious…

Five Things I Don’t “Get” About Christmas

I’m getting in the pre-holiday spirit already.  I keep cruising Pinterest, staring at the holiday section.  I want to DIY everything and set up the tree and start baking.  And it’s August. But the more I search, the more I realize there are a lot of things about Christmas that just don’t make sense to…

My Holiday Pinterest Board

Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas inspiration.  Recipes, decorations and other fun STUFF. My Holiday Pinterest Board