Category Archive: Thanksgiving

Last Minute Thanksgiving Inspiration

I am happy to say we have FINALLY dug out from the monster storm that has us stuck in our home for 5 days. Yesterday, the driving ban was lifted and I was… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Cookies

Alright, to say we have been snowed in is an understatement, I’ll let the following pics paint a picture: Yes, that’s right… 84.5 inches in the last 3 days. This was after the… Continue reading

Apple Braised Turkey Thighs

I know that some of you may just be cooking for for two this Thanksgiving and that many of you don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in your part of the world, so I wanted to… Continue reading

Cheesecloth Roasted Turkey with Homemade Turkey Stock, Gravy and Stuffing

This was the “Thanksgiving 2.0” meal that I made for my husband and I the week after Thanksgiving last year. You’ve already seen posts on the Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and the… Continue reading

Ham and Fingerling Potato Hash

This is one of the side dishes that I made for our Thanksgiving last year, a hash made with beautiful fingerling potatoes and ham. Sometime the simplest dishes are the best tasting ones,… Continue reading

Dyed Corn Husk Wreath

I had every intention of making this wreath last year, but as happens every holiday season I simply ran out of time. I love taking something organic and changing it just a bit… Continue reading

Apple Cider Soup with Rosemary Cream

My husband and I like to make fancy dinners at home at least a couple Saturdays a month instead of going out. When we got back from Manhattan, this was the first Saturday… Continue reading

Fall Fabric Scrap Wreath

My favorite crafts are the ones that with a few color changes can be great for any season, like this one. For those of you who have been following me for a long… Continue reading

Roasted Brussel’s Sprouts with Bacon

I can’t believe that it is November already… fall is really flying by! I can’t wait for the upcoming holiday season, last year was so hectic that I feel like I didn’t get… Continue reading

Vintage Fall Aprons

I love the look of vintage aprons and  I always used to buy that style before I started sewing. Now that I make my own, I’m always on the hunt for a really… Continue reading

Cinnamon Ice Cream

I started making my own ice cream a few years ago and nothing beats it for a number of reasons… it tastes better, you know exactly what is and isn’t in it, it’s… Continue reading

Classic Apple Pie

Our farmer’s market has been filled with wall to wall apples the last couple of weeks, so I decided to make a pie over the weekend. It was a dreary last couple of… Continue reading

Vintage Book Wreath

 I’m always looking for ways to make conventional crafts into something unexpected and interesting. In this case, I decided to turn some vintage sporting books I had into a beautiful wreath to fill… Continue reading