Archive for Tag: Thanksgiving

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November 21, 2013

Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Ice Cream

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
We cannot believe how Thanksgiving {our favorite holiday!} just crept up on us this year! If you are looking for a little  inspiration, feel free to look here. In the meantime, our dear friend Aran of Cannelle-Vanille is here today to share her roasted pumpkin ice cream recipe. Who says ice cream is just for the warmer months? This lovely recipe is from Aran’s book, Small Plates & Sweet Treats.We’ve talked about Aran here, but…
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November 26, 2012

Falling for Autumn Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We had a wonderful time with our families and we’re already counting down the days until Thanksgiving next year. Even though we started sharing winter inspiration, we’re still not quite over the fall. We think this fall dessert table from Marie at Sweets Indeed is perfect to bookmark for next Thanksgiving. We LOVE how Marie used baking tins as vessels for the desserts.  Clever, right?  We also…
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October 11, 2012

Eat Drink & Be Thankful Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Can you believe that we’re already talking about Thanksgiving? We love the Thanksgiving tabletop ideas for the kids table in this “Eat, Drink & Be Thankful” shoot sent to us by Deanna from Mirabelle Creations. Deanna placed simple kraft paper over her linen on the kids table and then bordered the paper with orange polka dot ribbon. This is an inexpensive and simple way to give your tabletop an autumnal feel. Another easy, but fun…
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December 23, 2011

Behind the Scenes: Crafting with Michaels on Anderson

About a month ago, I worked with Michaels on a fun crafting project with kids and moms on Anderson. While the crafting project was for Thanksgiving, I think many of you can do the same craft with your kids for the last days of Chanukah and Christmas. A little about the segment…I’m sure many of you know, but Anderson Cooper has a new daytime talk show and it is fabulous. Anderson had a Thanksgiving special…
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November 22, 2011

Thanksgiving Corn Husk Cookie Recipe with Wrigley

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Recipes
Hello everyone.  Thanksgiving is just two days away and I thought I’d share a really fun recipe that we created with Wrigley.  We’ve partnered with Wrigley to show candy fans, party stylists, and DIY’ers everywhere how Wrigley gum and candy can be used in many other fun or delicious ways. While Wrigley’s products are consumed by people around the world, there are many alternative uses including entertaining, decorating, and more. Using candy to add a…
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November 17, 2011

Fall Feast Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This fall feast was sent to us by Cris from Crissy Crafts. She threw a small Thanksgiving get together for her children and their friends. In Chris’ native Brazil, corn is a big part of celebrations. To embrace her heritage, “corn” was part of many of the sweets and decorations. Corn husks were used to dress up the water bottles and as a vessel to serve the food. Sweet treats included caramel and kernel popcorn,…
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November 11, 2011

Giving Thanks Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party made us want to run outside and frolic in the Central Park leaves. It is very approachable and perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving or fall. We received this submission from Catherine at Serendipity Soiree. Catherine created this fall celebration for her family. She used burlap to cover the table and risers which added to the rustic feel, along with the natural wooded setting of their yard. Sweet treats included homemade chocolate fudge cake, apple…
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August 25, 2011

“Monsieur” Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Amy of Sugar Chic Designs created this dashing “Monsieur” dessert table for a stylish gentleman’s birthday party. She gave the display a masculine feel by incorporating deep colors and elements from nature, such as the animal hide runner, succulent plants and the birchbark containers. This table could easily be translated for a Fall party by bringing in acorn cookies, pumpkin flavored desserts and pies.  The hexagonal chandelier hanging above the table compliments the masculine theme,…
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November 22, 2010

Harvest Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Since we’re all getting into the Thanksgiving spirit this week, I thought I’d share these photos from Tyra Bleek Photography.  This harvest dessert table was created by Cookie Creatives and Gracie Lou Events.  I love the rich jewel palette,the sticks in the chocolate caramel apples, the hot cocoa served on tree stumps, and the cranberry-filled containers.  This will definitely get us all in the Thanksgiving spirit!  Photography by Tyra Bleek Photography and Channing Johnson.…
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November 15, 2010

Thanksgiving Crafty Roundup

Thanksgiving is next week {can you all believe it?} and we’re loving these crafty Thanksgiving ideas.  How will you all be decorating your Thanksgiving tables?  Thanksgiving place setting, mayflower and pilgrim cups, turkey leg, and turkey spoon holder, apple pie snack holder and Give Thanks Tree via Fiskars, paper turkey via One Charming Party, yarn turkey and turkey napkin holder via Parents, Teepee centerpiece via Kaboose, gourd gobblers via All You.  Check out our tips…
November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

By: Amy Atlas, in Uncategorized
I’m cooking and baking with my family today, but wanted to stop for a second and wish all my wonderful readers a very Happy Thanksgiving. My house is filled with laughter from lots of kids running around (the cousins are here entertaining my kids – whew!), and I am reminded how thankful I am. I am thankful for my family, great friends, health, and for all of you who support me. I wish you a…
November 24, 2009

More Pictures of our Thanksgiving Dessert Buffet

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest
It seems like everyone enjoyed our Thanksgiving post so I’m including some more pictures! I hope this gives you some inspiration as you head into the kitchen for Thanksgiving! Our cute pilgrim hats! Corn-husk cookies Burnt Butter Pumpkin Pound Cakes Mini Mayflower Boats with Corn Candies Chocolate Leaves Acorn cookies, Pumpkin Figs, and Apple Cider with Cinnamon Sticks Leaf Cookies Leaf Crust on our Marshmallow Sweet Potato Pie Caramel and Sugar-dipped Seckel Pears More Mayflower…
November 21, 2009

Thanksgiving Dessert Buffet

By: Amy Atlas, in Uncategorized
Thanksgiving is hands-down my favorite holiday. Growing up, Thanksgiving was the big holiday in our house and it still is to this day. There is something about the holiday that makes me giddy with excitement. Time stands still on Thanksgiving weekend and my family and I eat, talk, eat, talk, and eat and talk some more well into the night! For me, the holiday evokes memories of marshmallows bubbling on sweet potatoes, my mom’s amazing…