DIY Thanksgiving Crafts
Good Day Carolinas 11.26.14 Thanksgiving can be a bit of a tough holiday to decorate for if you aren’t a big fan of turkeys. But here with some amazingly simple and super yummy Thanksgiving craft ideas is Jennifer Durbin, author of the Tips for the Clueless Chick books: A Surprisingly Economical Centerpiece o Festive Fall Centerpiece. Many of us avoid centerpieces because they are either too labor intensive or expensive when in reality, it couldn’t be easier to throw together a simple Fall…
Thanksgiving Gourd Gobblers
Like a 3-D version of the classic handprint turkey, these charming birds are great to make with the kids. The fat teardrop shape of a Hubbard squash perfectly mimics a turkey's body (but any squash or gourd with a similar profile will work); just add a cornhusk head and tail feathers.
Autumn is harvest season for almonds, hazelnuts, pecans, and walnuts. But there's no need to squirrel them away for winter. Celebrate their abundance with this festive decoration. Use any hard-shelled nuts, including acorns you gather from your own backyard.
Thanksgiving Paper Bag Turkey Leg Place Settings
Looking for Unique place setting ideas for your Thanksgiving Day Table? These Paper Bag Turkey Legs are Easy to make and the kids can help you create them.
Here they are in all their glory. I take no credit for these gorgeous photos. They're the brilliant work of Reese Moore, photographer extraordinaire. I narrowed them down to the most blog applicable, top 26. I'm pretty sure a good time was had by all. The moonshine ran out way too early. I loved the band, Blue Plantation, even though I'm not a bluegrass fan. Caviar and Bananas helped me out with the food and I couldn't speak more highly of them (I did the caramel apple station, pickled…
All my life I have been called "The Cruise Director" by my family. I am always scheming about what I can plan next. It drives my family crazy. When I was in sixth grade I decided I was going to hold a neighborhood play and I printed off 150 flyers and 150 copies of a script and went door to door delivering them and then cried for about two days when no one showed up to auditions and because I was in trouble for wasting our printer ink. My planning was out of hand then and Pinterest had not…
Candy Corn on the COB!
Candy Corn on the COB!: As I was digging into a fresh bag of candy corn, an idea suddenly jumped into my mind. Why do we have candy corn kernels and not a full cob of candy corn? Clearly this is an imbalance in the world that needed to be fixed. I did a quick g…
Thanksgiving tablescape + free printables! - The Inspiration Board
One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving. I just love it. This will be my first year (EVER) away from my family for this holiday. I’m sad that I won’t be in AZ this year, but I’m excited to spend it with my little family here in Ohio. I think it will be fun to...
Thanksgiving Dessert Tables
Thanksgiving Dessert Table Printables for Thanksgiving. These were for little ones place settings on Thanksgiving day. I can h...
Make The Coolest Wooden Spoon Bugs Ever | Handmade Charlotte
Make a collection of millipedes, ladybirds, and dragonflies using wooden spoons leftover from a summer picnic. A super fun & easy summer craft for kids!
Leaf Place Cards
Direct guests to their seats with name cards topped by leaves that look like they just blew in. To make each card, fold a piece of brown cover-weight card stock in half. Write guest's name with a white gel pen. Cut 1 or 2 notches (about 1 inch wide) in card, at an angle. Slide fallen leaves -- fresh or dried and pressed -- into each notch.
There are so many fun COLOR books and activities. We did several books alternating with an activity. Do them all or pick and choose which ones work for you! We get most of our books from our local library. Read “Colors for Zena” by Monica Wellington … available here. A fun book about a girl named Zena. She goes for a walk to find all of the colors that seem to be missing. Do ‘C’ journal page … we used a fun multi-color pen from the dollar store to write our letters. Write ‘Cc’ on the next…