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The Symbols of Thanksgiving Guide – History, Meanings & Recipes

When you think of Thanksgiving, what are the first things that pop into your mind? I bet without even trying, you’d name at least one of the symbols of Thanksgiving! Maybe you think of spending time with friends, or sharing gratitude on Thanksgiving. Maybe you associate the holiday with cooking meals for family, decorating, or …

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Thanksgiving Quotes – 88 Thankful & Inspirational Thanksgiving Messages

Sharing Thanksgiving quotes is a great way to spread holiday cheer! Check out these 88 thankful, inspiring and funny Thanksgiving messages. Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday where we can all gather together, take a moment to pause and reflect on all the things we’re grateful for. If you’re interested in learning more about Thanksgiving, check …

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Pilgrim Hat Cookies – Easy No Bake Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

These delicious pilgrim hat cookies will look so festive on your holiday dessert table!  They remind us of the history of Thanksgiving while giving us a tasty treat to enjoy. Quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert ideas are what I am all about this time of the year. These adorable no-bake cookie treats are a great …

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Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving – Cute Candy Corn Turkey Cookies

Your children will love to help you make these cookie turkeys for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This fun Thanksgiving kid’s dessert features sugar cookies, peanut butter cups, candy corn and malted milk balls – all fashioned into one adorable cookie in the shape of a turkey. Sugar cookies are the staple in any cookie decorating …

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Rice Krispie Turkeys – Thanksgiving Turkey Pops – Treats for Kids

Gobble, gobble, it’s time to make some Rice Krispie turkeys! This fun snack is a seasonal take on the traditional Rice Krispie treat that we all love so much. October 30 is National Candy Corn Day, which makes it the perfect day to make these Thanksgiving Turkey Pops for the kids to enjoy. They are …

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Candy Corn Turkey Cupcakes – Easy Thanksgiving Dessert for Kids

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and dessert is a big part of the celebration. The kids will love these candy corn turkey cupcakes and you can let them join you in making them. Since November 4 is National Candy day, this day is also the perfect day to make this easy Thanksgiving dessert for …

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Dirt Cup Recipe for Thanksgiving – Oreo Teepee Dirt Pudding Cups

This dirt cup recipe for Thanksgiving is creamy, rich and crunchy with a fun teepee top, candy pumpkin and Swedish fish accent to give the dessert a real holiday look. Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with family and friends. One of the highlights of the holiday, for me, is preparing some fun with food …

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Indian Corn Cakes – Harvest Cake Recipe – Thanksgiving Centerpiece

This do it yourself project for Indian Corn cakes will really brighten up your Thanksgiving table. The cakes are authentic looking and are easy to make. The only problem with this harvest cake recipe is keeping the kiddies from eating the cakes until it’s time to serve this sweet Thanksgiving dessert. Indian corn is a …

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Pilgrim Hat Appetizers – Thanksgiving Party Food Recipe

Thanksgiving themed snacks like these cute pilgrim hat appetizers will delight your guests. This recipe is a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up (and spiced up) for Thanksgiving. To me, having fun with food is one of the best parts of the holiday …

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Baked Cornucopia – Edible Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece

With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s time to get creative for your holiday table. This DIY Baked Cornucopia centerpiece is a different take on the traditional cornucopia that is so often seen this time of the year. It’s time to decorate your holiday table in style. Sure, you can purchase a cornucopia, but why not try baking …

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DIY Tree Centerpiece – Fall Table Decor – Thanksgiving Tablescape

If you love inexpensive craft ideas for fall, this DIY tree centerpiece is for you. It’s easy to make and will look great as a part of any DIY fall decor projects or in your Thanksgiving tablescape. I love the colors of fall. Everything is changing and the trees take on a wonderful palette of colors …

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Thanksgiving Snack Mix – Dig into a Harvest Blessing Mix for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving snack mix is a delightful combination of some favorite fall treats. The two printables that I have included also tell your guests what is in the harvest blessing mix and the blessing that each ingredient stands for. I think it’s so neat to have a treat for your guests that is both delicious …

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Turkey Veggie Tray – Thanksgiving Vegetable Platter for the Holidays

Do you have trouble getting your kids to eat vegetables?  This turkey veggie tray will put an end to that! It so cute and inviting that your children will get their daily dose of vegetables in no time flat! This is the time of the year when the pounds get packed on with all the …

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Turkey Cookie Place Card Holders – Edible Thanksgiving Table Decoration

These adorable Turkey Cookie place card holders will do double duty at the Thanksgiving table by showing the kids where they should sit. Imagine how delighted to see their names poking out of one of these cute little guys? November 2 is National Cookie Monster’s Day.  These cute turkey cookies are something that he would drool …

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Thanksgiving DIY Cookie Train

How adorable is this Thanksgiving DIY cookie train?  This delightful Thanksgiving centerpiece will delight both the youngsters and the young at heart. This Thanksgiving train will have your child “toot tooting” all through Thanksgiving day!  The project is not only fun to make, it’s a great kids Thanksgiving dessert idea too. For other fun Thanksgiving …

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Leaf Cookies – A Thanksgiving Cookie Recipe that Looks Like Fall

Make these autumn leaf cookies to bring the color of leaves and the feel of fall to your Thanksgiving holiday table. Pumpkin spice creamer gives this Thanksgiving cookie recipe a very seasonal flavor. For another fun Thanksgiving dessert idea, check out these pilgrim hat cookies and candy corn turkey cupcakes. They are also a delight …

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Thanksgiving Recipes – Recipe Ideas for Thanksgiving

These delicious Thanksgiving recipes are the ultimate way to show thanks to your family and friends! Planning the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner just got easier with the help of these delicious recipe ideas. For my family, Thanksgiving has always been about each person bringing over their favorite recipe creation.  Many of the recipes we make feature foods that are symbols …

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Pumpkin Recipes for Halloween and Thanksgiving

Looking for a way to get the most out of your pumpkins? These pumpkin recipes are the perfect way to use up those pumpkins after you finish carving them! October 26 is National Pumpkin day, and October 31 is Carve a Pumpkin Day. The pumpkins are everywhere during this time of year, and for good …

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Canadian Thanksgiving Holiday

Have you ever wondered about the Canadian Thanksgiving holiday? Both the United States and Canada celebrate Thanksgiving but the traditions are rooted in very different origins. This post is about the Canadian Thanksgiving holiday, but if you want to learn more about the history of the US Thanksgiving, check out this post on the symbols …

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Facts About Poinsettias – Learn the Poinsettia Meaning, History, Origin &…

As Christmas is quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to talk about poinsettias. Let’s celebrate this beautiful plant by learning facts about poinsettias, and discovering more about the history, origin and symbolism and meaning of the poinsettia. Each of the plants associated with Christmas hold a significance to the holiday deeply rooted in history, and …

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National Poinsettia Day – Poinsettia Colors, Symbolism, Facts & more!

December is finally here, and with it comes cooler weather, holiday cheer and National Poinsettia Day! Learn more about poinsettias, and ways to celebrate this national day. Poinsettias are a special part of Christmas. Just like cooking holiday meals, giving presents to loved ones, writing letters to Santa (or even calling Santa’s phone number), and …

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25+ Cranberry Facts – Interesting History, Trivia & Facts About Cranberries

Let’s talk about cranberry facts. Other than being the main ingredient in a Thanksgiving side dish, what do you know about this tasty fruit? Get ready to brush up on your facts about cranberries! Have you ever wondered things like “how do cranberries grow”, “can you eat raw cranberries”, and “where do cranberries grow”?  If …

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National Cranberry Relish Day – Fresh Cranberry Relish Recipe & More…

Did you know that there’s a National Cranberry Relish Day? Celebrate this day by reading on to learn interesting cranberry facts, and get our fresh cranberry relish recipe at the bottom of the post. National Cranberry Relish Day is a day that occurs annually on November 22nd. Fittingly, this day falls right before Thanksgiving.  If …

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November National Day Calendar 2021- Free Printable Calendars

It’s time for our monthly free printable.  I hope you enjoy using this November national day calendar for 2021. The calendar showcases one special National Day for each day of the month. November may end with Thanksgiving but there is a whole month of national days to be celebrated before it arrives. You can use this …

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What are the November National Days? – Get the Calendar to Find Out!

This list of November National Days is a day-by day look at the month to find out how to celebrate your favorite national day with food and drink ideas, and (especially this month) lots of holiday projects. Each time I write a post about a new and fun national day for the month of November on …

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