I'm headed home to Long Island where I plan to stuff myself silly with Thanksgiving treats. And I can't help but remember how, when I was little, I would fling myself into the fall leaves that were scattered around my front yard. So, I honor this memory with an adorable leaf napkin ring and place cards that can be placed around the dinner table and enjoyed by all.
Find the free (and that makes these all the sweeter, yes?) templates here.
My idea of a night cap? Milk and cookies. Perhaps I was Santa in my former life? Here are some cookie buffet ideas - a sweet complement to the end of any evening (whether you ride in a sleigh or not :)
I typically just associate pine cones with holiday decorations. So if you're like me, you'll realize how naive you really were. Pine cones are multi-functional, multi-faceted and thus, my love for them has multiplied exponentially:
I'm not going to lie - I had a bit of blogger's block. Maybe it was the rainy weather. I don't know. But I cured it by going for a run and then having some chocolate. Which made me think of cupcakes. Which made me think of frosting. Which led to this post - about my favorite cupcake toppers:
Anyone else remember playing cat's cradle? Anyone? I used to play it all the time. I tried to do it again recently and apparently you need the dexterous hands of a 7 year old to play that game.
Even though I'm unable to do a simple string task, I'm glad there are people out there with Houdini fingers that can turn string into masterpieces. I bet they could even turn string into wine if they tried. Or, at least into a bottle of wine!
But a girl can daydream, and today I daydreamed that my fingers could pull off these: