Tips for Hosting a Peaceful Thanksgiving Dinner
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Tips for Hosting a Peaceful Thanksgiving Dinner

The following post is from Bernice Wood of Living the Balanced Life: While many are talking of Christmas already, I want to share some tips and ideas for my 2nd favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. I want to help you be productive when it comes to planning for this holiday (and any others to come). Remember though,…

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A tasty, not-too-sweet, dairy-free sweet potato casserole

This post is brought to you by Kenmore, but all opinions are 100% mine: Oh, how tastes change over time. My idea of a good sweet potato casserole 4 or 5 years ago was one that pretty much tasted like pie for dinner. Since then, however, we've worked hard to reduce the amount of sugar…

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Have you printed your 2015 Thanksgiving planner?

Get organized for Thanksgiving with the 2015 Thanksgiving Planner, available in both full- and half-sheet sizes! Both versions includes the following printables: 2015 Binder Cover 2015 Calendar (blank) Baking Planner Budget Worksheet Decor Inventory Family Traditions Guest List Master To-Do List Menu Planner Recipes List Shopping List Black Friday Shopping List Plus download the Thanksgiving Your Way ebook and Gratitude…

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Easy apple cheese danish squares
photo source: Shaina Olmanson

Easy apple cheese danish squares

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Sweetened cream cheese, cinnamon-spiced apples, crispy pastry crust. There is nothing not to like about this recipe for danish squares. There's a turkey in the oven, right alongside a pan of au gratin potatoes, and when those are pulled out, sweet…

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Updated 2014 Thanksgiving planner now available!

I'm sorry for not having this ready for you a little bit earlier, but I wanted to finally release the 5.5"x8.5" version of this planner, and it took me longer than I expected to get it ready! That said, if you're still getting organized for Thanksgiving, be sure to print the updated 2014 Thanksgiving Planner,…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from our family! Wishing you a wonderful day with your family and friends. And if you're alone or hurting this Thanksgiving, I pray that you'll be touched by small blessings and moments of joy. Thank you for being part of the Life Your Way community!  

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Inspiration & Tips for Your Thanksgiving Meal

Between the 101 Days of Christmas series and Jackson's arrival, I haven't posted much about Thanksgiving this year, but there are quite a few posts in the archives to help you organize and simplify your celebration and to inspire your menu: Reminder: Download the 2013 Thanksgiving Planner to organize your menu, shopping list, traditions and…

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Cranberry Clementine Sauce

The following post is from Amy of Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free: My Thanksgiving menu wouldn't be complete without Cranberry Clementine Sauce. If you think you don't like cranberry sauce, read on. I have childhood memories of a can-shaped cranberry sauce. Of course I didn't like it. Heck, I didn't even want to taste it. If…

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2013 Thanksgiving Planner and eBook

I launched Organizing Your Way, the predecessor of this site, five years ago next month, which is just hard for me to wrap my head around -- five years of blogging in this space?! One of the hazards of blogging for that long is some of the resources we offer are from those first years…

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9 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Turkey

My favorite part of Thanksgiving is easily the next few days. Suddenly the refrigerator is full (if I'm lucky, this fullness includes a few slices of apple pie), and rather than cook full meal's from scratch, I get to improvise with dinner leftovers in the refrigerator. Something about dinner leftovers makes me feel challenged, though.…

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