Lock, STOCK, and Turkey: Thanksgiving Soup Recipe

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Soup Recipe

It's Turkey Day, the BIG DANCE, the main meal!  My sister is here sharing our Thanksgiving Soup recipe-- it's not a soup to eat on Thanksgiving, but it's a soup we make from the leftovers after the meal that provides comfort and easy meals throughout the rest of the week.  So don't throw away your leftovers or even the turkey bones, 'cause we're gonna use them to make a delicious, easy meal that's perfect after an exhausting day cooking, cleaning, eating, and laughing.  Take it away, … [Read more...]

Free Printable: Thanksgiving Table Talkers

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Free Printable: Thanksgiving Table Talkers

Happy {early} Thanksgiving everyone!  We're in full Turkey Day swing over here-- the family has arrived, the fridge is full, the cousins are thrilled to see each other.  My sister has been plotting Black Friday deals and she may just convince me to finally venture out for the first time this year.  Mama wants a Dyson!  Anyways, I have a silly little post for you today: a free printable with 'table talkers' to keep the conversation going during the big meal this year. If your family is … [Read more...]

Cornucopias, Updated {Thanksgiving Decor Ideas}

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Updated Cornucopia Ideas: succulents and burlap wrapped cornucopias

Today I'm part of a blog Virtual Progressive Dinner tour (find links at the end of this post!), and my contribution to the festivities is an easy Thanksgiving decor idea.  You know I like to make those pilgrims blush, so I decided to update cornucopias to incorporate two HOT trends right now, burlap and succulents.  But before we delve into the project tutorials, let's address the elephant in the room: Rumor has it the word cornucopia ranks up there with 'cranny' and 'moist' as a word … [Read more...]

Modern Mixed Metallic Thanksgiving Tablescape

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Modern Metallic Thanksgiving Tablescape Decor Ideas

Today I'm taking part in the All Things Home Thanksgiving Tablescape Tour with a few {20!} other blogging buddies, and I've been working feverishly behind the scenes pulling together a few of my favorite modern Thanksgiving table setting ideas.  If you are new to Making Lemonade, welcome, and be sure to check out the about page and have your tissues ready if you delve into how my blog got it's name.  ;-) Now let me start off by saying that I'm SO .... Thanksgiving is a time to honor … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Helpful Hints (and this and that)

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Happy Monday, everyone!  Just a reminder, tomorrow is the BIG day.  Making Lemonade will be offline for a few hours tomorrow as we switch over to Wordpress.  My sister kindly reminded me that some people might not remember how they signed up for Making Lemonade to begin with, so they won't know if it's through Google Friend Connect or not.  She suggested it's easiest to just get it sent to your email {smart girl!}  I love getting blog updates sent directly to email so that's a great option, … [Read more...]