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By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 24, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Shopping

Thank you Tatu Digital Media for sponsoring this conversation. I want to try a new dessert for Thanksgiving. I know from previous experience that you never want to try a new recipe at a family gathering unless you’ve tested the recipe out first. It’s a long story, but trust me, you want to give any […]

Ideas for the Perfect Tablescape this Thanksgiving #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 11, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Home and Garden

I always loved doing a beautiful tablescape for Thanksgiving. The tablescape sets the stage, so to speak, for the Thanksgiving dinner. Think about your turkey and all the fixings on a plain table compared to a tablescape. According to Wictionary a tablescape is, “An artistic arrangement of articles on a table.” It’s more inviting, more […]

13 Must Have Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 9, 2014 | Categories: Around The house, Family, Home and Garden
13 Must Have Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks, spending time with family, and eating good food. I’ve noticed more and more, that Thanksgiving is getting ignored, though. You see and hear all about Halloween and soon as Halloween is over… all you see and hear is Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I love both of those […]

The Holidays, Family And Your Sanity: Can They Co-exist?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 24, 2014 | Categories: Family

Guest Post The holiday season provides a great opportunity for families to spend quality time together, but this can also lead to a lot of issues, especially if you have a gathering in a relatively small place. Fortunately, taking a proactive approach will provide you with many ways to alleviate the stress of the holiday […]

Decorating Your Kitchen for Thanksgiving

Guest Post Let’s face it. Food is a big part of Thanksgiving Day. As friends and family gather to feast on delicious culinary creations, your kitchen, quite naturally, will be on display for most of the day. So, why not extend your holiday decorations into the kitchen as well? Here are some tips for getting […]

How to Feed Ten This Thanksgiving for Under $75

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 20, 2012 | Categories: Food, Holidays and Observances, Infographs, Recipes

If you waited to the last minute to plan your Thanksgiving feast or having last minute guests coming over for Thanksgiving dinner… don’t fret. Check out these recipes for a Thanksgiving meal that will feed ten and cost $75 or less to make: via eBay Deals See, you can have a delicious Thanksgiving meal without […]

It’s OctoNovemCember at RetailMeNot.com with Pumpkin-Headed Turkey Claus

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 15, 2012 | Categories: Reviews, Shopping, Web Sites
Pumpkin-Headed Turkey Claus at RetailMeNot

Can you say ‘OctoNovemCember’ three times fast? I can’t either. Good thing you don’t have to… you just need to be able to go to OctoNovemCember at RetailMeNot.com, where the enchanted shopping season for one-day-only sales are good every day, and take advantage of the awesome deals! I’m not an early Christmas shopper, although I […]

Halloween & Thanksgiving Invitations from Tiny Prints

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 7, 2012 | Categories: Holidays and Observances, Reviews, Uncategorized, Web Sites

I love Fall. It’s my favorite season. Now the weather is completely unpredictable here in East Tennessee this time of year, but it is so dang gorgeous here. I love the leaves changing color, cooler weather, football, Halloween, my son’s birthday, and Thanksgiving, in the fall. It’s a great time of year! We (especially my […]