Tag Archive: Thanksgiving

Nov 04

Give Thanks Giveaway

It’s time for another amazing giveaway, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner and some of her blogging friends. You are invited to join in on the fun and enter for your chance to win the great prizes in the Give Thanks Giveaway! I’m joining my friend Katherine from Katherine’s Corner for her annual Season of Giveaways, she …

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Nov 25

Walking through the gates of Thanksgiving

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, Into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him, and bless his name.   Psalms 100:4 There is always something to be thankful for. Even on those days when the sky is gray, the wind is biting, and the rain is falling in icy-cold sheets on the window. It is …

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Nov 11

Getting Crafty for Thanksgiving

It is time! I don’t think I can tolerate one more day of sorting, organizing, cleaning, scrubbing, and searching for stuff. I’m done. DONE. Well, I’m not really completely “done,” but I’m done trying to get it all finished before I allow myself time to make stuff for the holidays. My beautiful new design / …

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Nov 03

Annual Holiday Cookie Linky Party

Let’s make this the biggest and best Holiday Cookie Linky Party ever! We are so happy to have you joining us for the Holiday Cookie linky party, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner. Please add your cookie recipes to the linky below, and don’t forget to stop by and visit some of the others, too. The party starts Nov 1 …

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Nov 04

Turkey in the Straw Cupcakes from Sugartown Sweets

This recipe for these adorable “Turkey in the Straw” cupcakes was originally posted by Karen on her blog, Sugartown Sweets. She so generously allowed us to include this recipe in the holiday issue of the Ruby for Women magazine, and I thought it would be fun to post it here, too, for the Christmas Cookie …

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Nov 05

“Give Thanks” Celebration Banner


Autumn is our favorite time of year here at Vintage Mama’s Cottage! Even though our yard is surrounded by a lovely woods and so we have tons of leaves to rake up every year, we love the cooler weather and the celebrations of autumn. Yesterday the girls and I swept all of the fallen leaves …

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Oct 22

Inspire Me Monday: My Creative Experiment


It seems like I am always trying to figure out how to create something . . . . so when the girls ask me, “Can I help, Mama?” I don’t always know what to say. Of course, I want them to help me, because part of the joy in creating is being able to share …

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Nov 21

Keep it Simple, Silly!

Frugal Festivities

This week we begin the annual journey through the holiday season. We all love it . . . . and we all stress over it. We treasure the family memories of gathering around the table for Thanksgiving dinner, the frivolity of holiday parties and other events, and the magical moments of Christmas Eve and morning …

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Nov 04

Yummy Four-Layer Pumpkin Cake

Four Layer Pumpkin Cake

Make up this beautiful and delicious Pumpkin Cake for your family’s Thanksgiving dinner and you’ll put a smile on everyone’s face! A sweet twist on the traditional pumpkin pie, this Four-Layer Pumpkin Cake is as pretty as it is yummy. This one just might become the newest family tradition for your Thanksgiving Day!   What …

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Nov 01

Ruby for Women, November, 2011

Open publication – Free publishing – More crafts