2021, food, recipes, Thanksgiving

The BEST candied yam recipe EVER!

I am a southern woman, through and through. One of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes is candied yams. I look forward to eating these things all year long. I can honestly say I have a sweet tooth, and these yams truly do taste like candy. To make them, you only need a few ingredients: butter, brown… Continue reading The BEST candied yam recipe EVER!

2021, entertaining, grocery shopping, Thanksgiving

Things I Wish I Knew Before Cooking My First Thanksgiving

Last year, we found ourselves scrambling to make Thanksgiving plans amidst a global pandemic. Unable to gather with local family and unable to travel to out of state family, we decided to host our very own Thanksgiving celebration at home for the four of us. While I am a decent cook, I’m not a chef.… Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew Before Cooking My First Thanksgiving

2019, fall, family, farmhouse style, holidays, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and other fun

I hope you all had a magnificent Thanksgiving. We took the week off blogging to focus on what really matters- family, fun and FOOD. The littlest lumber loved eating all the various good foods- especially these cupcakes! We also spent our Saturday at our church's Christmas bazaar- see my super cute helper? We ate not… Continue reading Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and other fun

entertaining, hosting, Pinspiration, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Tablescapes: Simple and Eye catching

  I can't believe November is already upon us. I am furiously working to finish some house projects so we can concentrate on the holiday season- our fireplace project is coming right along, and our back porch project is coming together as well. I have begun to plan for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and I'll soon… Continue reading Thanksgiving Tablescapes: Simple and Eye catching