Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

How I [Almost] Skipped Fall

How I [Almost] Skipped Fall

I think I missed a season…. The weather has been so warm, here in Houston, Texas that it didn’t feel like fall. At all. I was waiting for the temperatures to cool down to take out my fall décor and to make a pumpkin craft or two, but I guess this isn’t going to happen!… Continue Reading

New Year’s Silver & Gold Tablescape

New Year’s Silver & Gold Tablescape

I hope that you all enjoyed the holidays! Shortly after Christmas, I started working on our New Year’s meal; it is the Greek tradition to continue this season’s holidays with a big celebration on January 1st, St. Basil’s Day, with family and friends, and a festive and well prepared meal! Every household that hosts on New Year’s takes time well in advance to… Continue Reading

“Purple Abundance” Thanksgiving Tablescape With No-Sew DIY Placemats

“Purple Abundance” Thanksgiving Tablescape With No-Sew DIY Placemats

To celebrate Thanksgiving this year, I wanted something different than the usual burlap/pumpkin/orange type of tablescape, something a little unexpected. With the big day just around the corner, I had to do something fast, but something that embodied the meaning of the day. I went no further than my refrigerator, and filled a beautiful large porcelain dish with everything… Continue Reading

Cooking For A Crowd? Useful Tips That Will Save The Day!

Cooking For A Crowd? Useful Tips That Will Save The Day!

If you believe you have already read, and even maybe tried, all the tips in the world that will make you more organized and kitchen-efficient when you’re hosting a dinner party, please take a a moment to read this post. I’ve put down for you some of my very own, personal little tips and tricks that… Continue Reading

No-Sew Rustic Thanksgiving Placemats

No-Sew Rustic Thanksgiving Placemats

If you are hosting Thanksgiving this year, and haven’t yet decided on your table decor,  I have the easiest and and cheapest placemats for you! But even if your’re just hosting a dinner party this fall, and would like a rustic table setting, you’ll find that these placemats are perfect. It will literally take you less than… Continue Reading

Make An Impressive Fall Centerpiece!

Make An Impressive Fall Centerpiece!

To me, fall decoration is mostly about making my home cozy, warm, and inviting. Adding some decor elements is of course part of that process. Rather than having multiple displays around the house, as I do for Christmas and Easter, I’d rather do one  grand centerpiece in a central part of the house.  Last year, I filled an oversized basket… Continue Reading

DIY Moss Covered Pumpkins

DIY Moss Covered Pumpkins

These cute little pumpkins of mine are one of a kind! They’re entirely covered with moss and look absolutely natural. A few twine strips run from top to bottom to form the ridges that give them a clear pumpkin shape. You can mix them with some natural pumpkins in a basket to give a rustic feel. Alternatively, combine them with… Continue Reading

No-Sew Place Mats …

No-Sew Place Mats …

…and my Thanksgiving table is ready!  It didn’t take long at all to make these easy, no-sew place mats! All I needed were a couple of Burlap Garland rolls from the craft store, and scissors. I got the exact look I was going for: earthy colors and primitive materials for this harvest celebration, or for… Continue Reading