Helpful Thanksgiving Apps

Helpful Thanksgiving Apps

Less than a week to go until Thanksgiving and whether we are cooking, traveling, enjoying the games, or just eating and eating, there are lots of helpful Thanksgiving apps for your smartphone, tablets, and computers. If you missed last years Thanksgiving apps be sure to check them out as well. I use these apps on my Moto Z Smartphone from Verizon right now (I’m a #VZWBuzz Ambassador). Apps for Thanksgiving Food & Drink (both cooking and eating) BigOven A huge and great app for recipes, grocery lists and menu apps. Apps for multiple formats (scroll to bottom of page for … Continue Reading →
4 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

4 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

I love using the slow cooker, and other cooking tools, whenever I can to make my life easier especially on the holidays like Thanksgiving. The folks at McCormick have come up with four amazing recipes that will be perfect this Thanksgiving, or any day, that you can make right in your slow cooker. If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner and have to cook multiple things you know that we all seem to run out of stove-top burners and racks in the oven. Utilizing slow cookers frees up those spaces. You can even put them in another room if you need … Continue Reading →
Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

So I know Halloween just happened, but for most of us the next two months will be filled with major holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Whether you are hosting any holidays or parties or just attending them, it can get a bit hectic this time of the year. Because of that I thought I would offer up some ideas to help you get organized for the holiday season by using the technology and devices you already own. Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Spreadsheets These wonderful tools, like Excel spreadsheets and others, are so amazing for … Continue Reading →
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

I am so very thankful for each and every one of you. Wishing you a wonderfully happy Thanksgiving filled with friends and family…and lots of delicious food! (updated 6:00pm) Our dinner is now done and I had a wonderful time with my family! Just thought I would share a picture of the food that I cooked since I shared what the menu was going to be. Everything turned out great if I do say so myself! Continue Reading →
A Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy

A Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy

(Family Features) Food. Friends. Family. Football. Thanksgiving would be incomplete without any of them, but the most important is the holiday feast your family and friends have gathered to enjoy while the game plays in the background. Serving up a full holiday spread – from turkey to dessert – that is sure to bring everyone back for years to come is easy with these tips for every stage of the meal. From a Farm Family’s Table to Yours Pair this perfectly pumpkin dessert with a glass of milk for a tasty twist on a holiday favorite. From fourth-generation dairy farmers … Continue Reading →
Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Leftovers

One of the best things about Thanksgiving, to me, is the leftovers. I love them just as they are but also I love creating other meals with them. Today I’m sharing a collection of leftover Thanksgiving food recipes for everyone. Remember to plan for these when you go to the grocery store this week so you have all the extra items you need on hand after Thursday. Turkey Rolls – Sushi Inspired I love this idea of little rolls with the leftovers from Thanksgiving from Arts & Crackers. She uses leftover turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy and then adds … Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving in St. Louis

Thanksgiving in St. Louis

It’s turkey time! Thanksgiving is this week and I thought I would share some things happening in and around St. Louis for those of you that needs some ideas. I will also be talking about this on this week’s #STLBlab show Tuesday night at 8:30pm CT if you would like to join us! Thanksgiving Day Parade On Thanksgiving day you can enjoy the Thanksgiving Day Parade downtown. It starts at 8:45am from 7th and Market Streets. The parade will also be broadcast live on channel 4. Steinberg Skating Rink Get the family out of the house so you can cook … Continue Reading →
The Thanksgiving Menu for 2015

The Thanksgiving Menu for 2015

This year I am cooking for my family on Thanksgiving. This brings me great joy actually. I thought I would share what I am serving at my home on Thanksgiving in case you needed some inspiration. Part of the menu is from scratch, part from pre-packaged foods – I like to keep things easy when I can but still add my own special touches to everything on the table. Roast Turkey Obviously, we have to have turkey on Thanksgiving. This year I will be doing a more classic turkey and roasting it in the oven with lots of butter and … Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving Tools for Your Smartphone 2015

Thanksgiving Tools for Your Smartphone 2015

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching so today I’m sharing some of the tools that I utilize on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone from Verizon. Disclosure: I have received my phone as part of the Verizon #VZWBuzz Lifestyle Blogger Group; opinions are my own. It is amazing how much I can accomplish with this phone! Pinterest I find so many ideas for recipes and Thanksgiving crafts, décor, and activities on Pinterest. It is amazing how many creative ideas are put up on Pinterest every single day. I have a Thanksgiving Pinterest board myself if you need a place to start. Skype … Continue Reading →