Happy Friday friends!
Is it true? I suppose it is. I batted my baby blues and WHAM! Thanksgiving is somehow set to appear in front of us in just 6 short days.
Last year we escaped to Turks and Caicos for the holiday and savored fresh caught conch instead of turkey for our big day dinner. Or maybe we had Thai food? Or was that the night we went out for Italian? No matter what we ate, the important thing is we were together!
This year, my husband and I
were conned volunteered to host my man’s side of the family which could turn into 20+ people at our house. While I’m not too stressed about it thanks to hostessing tips like these finally sinking under my entertaining skin, I AM thinking there’s pretty much nothing wrong with eating out on turkey day :).
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Do you guys like getting recipes on Sunday? Let me know yea or nay. Wanna keep the troops cooking happy in the kitchen.
But enough about me, let’s roll up our sleeves and
do the dishes dig into this week’s Friday Faves!
So apparently the mannequin challenge is a real thing because once dogs start in on the game, it’s officially trending as evidenced by the video below. I don’t think I could train my husband to do that, let alone a dog! Although, his nickname IS GDawg…
These rolls are EXACTLY why you should add garlic butter to the turkey day menu. STUNNNNNERS.
I LOVE this Stranger Things Thanksgiving menu. So frigging cute. Eleven’s Eggo Waffle Stuffing? Totally on point!
I’m no math whiz, so this guide of how long it takes to cook a turkey is pretty darn helpful.
BRB, this hotdish is calling my name.
This no-bake pie is begging to be part of my Thanksgiving festivities.
but if you ARE baking…
This apple/cran pie combo is a tart bite I’d eat all day.
This braided bread…be still my heart. And I totally think I could pull it off.
Aaaaand…another cinnamon roll recipe! When am I ever going to actually bake these recipes instead of just bookmarking all of them??
It’s officially cookie season! Here’s the best way to ship them to those you love.
And holy cow, so is this epic looking creamed spinach!
Call me cheesy, but this fondue looks so dreamy.
Speaking of cheese…
Mac & cheese + pie = I’ve died and gone to carb heaven. Have mercy!
So now that a new family is moving in, what happens to the vegetable garden??!??!!!!??
and on that note…
How to avoid family political fights in 60 seconds. Because, you know, family…
and be prepared…
The best wines for your Thanksgiving table. Because, you know, family…
Okay, one more dog video because JUST LOOK AT HIM! He’s a spitfire dynamo!
Reading about these 9 acts of kindness is so welcoming this week (#2 and #4 are especially getting to me).
Love this feature and these stunning photos of this classy woman.
In case you were wondering what SJP is reading…(scroll to the bottom of the page)
If these things happen in the Gilmore Girls revival, there will be squeals heard round the world.
This could be the most important nail polish to ever hit the market.
I may have to get fake nails just so I can have this manicure.
Totally going to try and pull of some of these holiday entertaining DIYs. Time to get crafty!
Everyone is talking about this show. Apparently I’m behind the times! Have you seen it yet?
I could sit in this living room all.day.long. On my next visit, I will!
This New Orleans home used to be a speakeasy. Oh if those walls could talk!
The best way to polish those wine glasses for Thanksgiving. Totally doing this!
These coasters! Love ’em.
This hoodie. It almost makes me WANT to work out.
And once Thanksgiving is over, I’m gonna need to!
Recipes I Pinned This Week
I’ve got my eye on some swoon-worthy Thanksgiving sweets this week. Here are a few recipes I’ve pinned, that I think you should definitely pin as well.
Cranberry, Caramel and Hazelnut Tart
This Thanksgiving color-coordinated tart is a showstopper (for your table and your tastebuds).
Custardy Crème Fraîche Apple Pie
This is not your mama’s apple pie (but it’s just as good, AND I love that you don’t have to deal with pie crust)! Plus, look at that amazing crunchy topping it has…
Browned Butter Sweet Potato Squares
I could get lost in those mesmerizing burnished meringue swirls all day…
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