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Moist and Flavorful Apple, Cranberry and Herb Stuffing!

Moise and Flavorful Apple Cranberry and Herb Stuffing Recipe! I am so excited to be cooking Thanksgiving at the #1905Cottage for the first time this year! I want it to be a fun and memorable meal so I have been working on some fun recipes for the big day! My son is vegetarian and we have a family friend who is allergic to nuts. So I want to serve a stuffing that everyone will love. After a few … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Mantel and DIY Paper Thankful Banner!

I know it's easy to go straight from Halloween to Christmas decorating. I have a fully decorated Christmas tree in my dining room right now LOL. But I love Thanksgiving and helping my kids remember all of the things we are grateful for. And this year I am super excited because it will be the first year that we celebrate Thanksgiving at the #1905Cottage! We had a fun time decorating the family … [Read more...]

Give Thanks Wall Hanging! [And Free Printables!]

I'm so excited to have the very talented Brenda from Pebbles in My Pocket and Pebbles Inc. here sharing this beautiful Give Thanks wall hanging. Perfect for Thanksgiving decorating!! I love working with her and the whole Pebbles in my Pocket team on my Home+Made and Cottage Living paper decor lines! Here's how easy this is to make - complete with free printables and patterns! … [Read more...]

Getting Ready for Fall Entertaining and FREE “Be Thankful” Printable!

October might be my favorite month! I love the feeling of Autumn in the air and the anticipation of all of the fun holidays coming up - Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. One of the things I love most about the holidays is family and friends. And this is year is the first that I will be hosting Thanksgiving Dinner at the #1905Cottage. I am so excited!! So this year as … [Read more...]

DIY Be Thankful Board and New Gratitude Tradition!

Hey guys, it's Jen and Jodie from Eighteen25, and we are excited to be back sharing another project here with you. This is also a fun tradition you may like to start with your family for the month of November. Hopefully it will have everyone thinking about all the wonderful blessings in their lives. We used: HOME + MADE kraft/glitter bags HOME + MADE gold metal clips HOME + MADE … [Read more...]

15 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes to Try

Have you ever cooked the Thanksgiving turkey? It can be intimidating when it's your first time! Or maybe you've done it a hundred times and are just looking for something different? If so, I have some ideas for you!  There are lots of ways to cook a Thanksgiving turkey. Whether you're cooking for two or a whole crowd, this list of 15 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes will help you with some new … [Read more...]

Fall Centerpiece Tutorial and #1905Cottage Fall Home Tour!

Hi! Welcome if you are coming over from Desert Domicile! I'm so thrilled to be part of the The White Buffalo Styling Co.  -- Bloggers Stylin' Home Tours! I have been so INSPIRED by all of the amazing ideas shared this week!! It's been so fun to see all of the beautiful homes and ideas!   I have BIG changes happening at the #1905Cottage. I am so excited to share all of the news soon! … [Read more...]

DIY Wooden Dessert Pedestals for Fall Entertaining!

This month for our Lowes Challenge, one of the topics we could choose was a DIY project for fall entertaining. I love Fall -- it's the perfect time for a party!! So I wanted to make some tiered DIY wooden cake pedestals. It's a easy project and I think it would be awesome on a Halloween or Thanksgiving table!! We dipped the pedestals in gold too - for an even more festive … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation “Creative Juice” Gift Idea and Printable!!

I think it's always fun to give teachers a gift that they can use during the summer on their time off.  And coffee gift card gifts are great -- but what if your teacher doesn't drink coffee?? We love smoothies and I thought it would be great to use a play on words with juice and a gift certificate to a juice bar. Here's what I came up with (also with a little help from my husband and his … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Turkey with Oil and Herb Marinade {recipe tutorial}

This post brought to you by Carapelli Olive Oil. All opinions are 100% mine. When you think of olive oil you think of fields in Italy, right? At least I do. So it makes sense that great olive oil comes from Italy. So I was so excited when Carapelli sent me three bottles of olive oil to sample. Carapelli Olive Oil has been making their olive oil since 1893 and they are Italy's number one … [Read more...]