Holidays, Thanksgiving Favorites

Have you started thinking Thanksgiving thoughts?

pumpkin centerpiece

I hope you still have some pumpkins to play with…

Will you be cooking and hosting?

pumpkins and flowers centerpiece

I’ve rounded up some of my favorite seasonal things to get you in the mood

pumpkin centerpiece

Pumpkin Pie Surprise Mini Quiche

pumpkin pie surprise

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin Walnut Spirals

pumpkin walnut rolls

Hot Buttered Rum Roll Cake

fall dessert table 2

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

pumpkin pie oatmeal

Apple Pecan and Pomegrante Stuffing Muffins

stuffing muffins

Sweet & Russet Potato Gratin

sweet and russet potato gratin

Krazy Kale

krazy kale

Boozy Corn Bake

Boozy corn bake

Romaine Spoons with Pear Compote

romaine cups with pear and blue

Chocolate Pecan Pie

chocolate pecan pie

Don’t forget to plan your menu with things that can be cooked in the slow cooker

Slow Cooker Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes

scalloped potatoes

Slow Cooker Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes

slow cooker mashed potatoes

And things like Green Beans Clementine that don’t have to be baked

green beans with orange and pecans

Make your Cranberry Sauce up to a month ahead

fresh cranberry mustard

Be sure try Painting Turkeys

painted turkey

Or make a Painted Turkey Apron

turkey apron

Here’s a Turkey Napkin Fold

Thanksgiving place setting

And a Burlap Turkey Bottle Topper

wine bottle turkey

Gobble Gobble!

Here’s a link to 27 Ways to Make Thanksgiving Easier!

Here’s a link to 17 Thanksgiving Turkey Mistakes!

Here’s a link to 7 Ways to Food Style Your Thanksgiving Dishes to make them look as good as they taste!

We will be at the beach this year so you can take a peek at what I’m planning and cooking for a Coastal Thanksgiving here

pumpkin centerpiece with gold leaves and feathers

To see more of the tables pictured above click on the links below

Pumpkins and Apples

Velvet Pumpkins and Late Fall Decor

Hot Buttered Rum Roll Cake Dessert Table

Pumpkins, Feathers and Leaves


I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs

Celebrate and Decorate, It’s Overflowing, Rustic and Refined, Sunday Brunch, USS Crafty

Between Naps on the Porch, Coastal Charm, Cooking and Crafting with J&J, Project Inspire, The Scoop, Something to Talk AboutA Stroll Thru Life, Treasure Box Tuesday

Crafty Staci, Hit Me with your Best ShotTickle My TastebudsWow Us Wednesday

Creative Ways, Favorite Things, Full Plate Thursday, Share Your Style, Work it Wednesday

Home Matters, Idea BoxPainted Drawer, Weekend Retreat, Your Turn to Shine

15 Responses to “Holidays, Thanksgiving Favorites”
  1. Yes, thinking about Thanksgiving and tablescapes, food and family and fun! Wherever did you find those adorable turkey napkin rings?

  2. Hi Jenna, Yes, I’m cooking and hosting for the entire 4 day weekend but I’m happy to do it as the kids will be home. You have some delicious ideas here! Can’t wait to hear your news! Linda

  3. lulu says:

    I can’t wait until Thanksgiving. It’s now the only time when I can count on our family being together which makes it very special. I tweak a bit here and there, but most things stay the same.

  4. Lynn says:

    Yep, I’m starting to plan… The turkey is already safely in the freezer too:@)

  5. Mary says:

    Love the inspiration and your Thanksgiving feast ideas Jenna! Your little gobbler with the painted apron is the cutest! We’ve been frying our turkey for the past 15 years which frees up the oven for all our other Thanksgiving casseroles and favorites. Have you fried a turkey before? There’s something about the danger of hot oil and threat of fire while drinking a beer that the men in our family love :)… not to mention that the turkey is moist and ready in a fraction of the time!

    • Ha ha!! We have actually, and there was only a small fire involved 🙂 Ours is going on the grill this year, basically the same fire/beer/man thing!

      XOXO Jenna

      Sent from my iPhone


  6. What a fun post, with lots of links to clever ideas and inspiration. That burlap turkey bottle topper is a hoot!

  7. JESS44903 says:

    Everything looks so delicious!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  8. Kim says:

    Thanks for all the ideas and reminders. I always forget to utilize the slow cooker for Thanksgiving! That’s one we can prepare early, turn it on, and forget it! It won’t be long, so let’s start planning! 🙂

  9. Julie says:

    Hi Jenna,
    Thanks so much for sharing all of your great recipes and decorating ideas with us at Cooking and Crafting with J & J. We really appreciate and love everything you share with us.
    Julie xo

  10. Jenna,
    Thanks so much for sharing at my party with all of these wonderful recipes and cute décor ideas. You will be featured this week at Show and Share.


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