Month: November 2015

10 Thanksgiving Party Games for Kids

    As much fun as Thanksgiving is, it can also require a lot of patience for kids.  The turkey can take FOREVER to cook (or so Little Bug tells me every year) and Santa Claus can never arrive soon enough at the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  Finding ways to keep the […] Read more…

Mini Cinnamon Applesauce Cups

  Do you want to know a secret?  These mini cinnamon applesauce cups will make your kitchen smell like Thanksgiving.  And if you make them before Thanksgiving, the scent will linger until the big feast day.     I’m not sure if the latter is true, but they do taste and smell amazing.  I originally […] Read more…

How to Make a Thanksgiving Grateful Tree

  Ever since I started hosting Thanksgiving dinner many years ago, I have included a Thanksgiving grateful tree as our centerpiece.  I usually send Mr. Mountaineer out (now a days there’s at least one little one following in his footsteps) to scavenge for some branches and I create circles (or turkeys… or even blank slips […] Read more…

Thanksgiving Kids Table Ideas and Free Thanksgiving Printables

  Thanksgiving is a time to gather together and celebrate things that we love.  Our love of nature was our inspiration behind this year’s Thanksgiving kids table design.  Originally inspired by colorful feathers, we combined all of the beauty of fall – acorns, leaves, feathers and gold – into one gorgeous table setting for your […] Read more…

Fall Acorn Cupcakes

Now that Halloween has passed, believe it or not Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away!  We love Thanksgiving around here – family and triends visiting, desserts to bake and fun craft projects with the kids.  Luckily, not all Thanksgiving desserts have to be hard to make.  These fall acorn cupcakes were inspired by those adorable acorn […] Read more…