8 Things to Buy VS Make for Thanksgiving

By April Davis

The theme of this holiday season for me is to simplify.  I am pregnant, I am tired and I just want to try and enjoy my family for the holidays instead of drive myself crazy trying to pinterest this thanksgiving.  I often put so much pressure on myself to overdo the holidays, and after... Read More

What to Watch over Thanksgiving Weekend

By Anna Shirley

Now that you have the menu all planned, it's time to focus your attention to a very pressing matter - what to watch over Thanksgiving weekend. Warm up with a movie with Thanksgiving vibes: Of course you have a hankering for something surrounding the holiday. One of these movies should sa... Read More

The 5 Best Turkey How To Videos on YouTube

By Erin Oltmanns

Let’s talk turkey. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you’re in charge of the turkey for the first or fifteenth time, there is always some new and magical to learn. AND, let’s face that bird is stressful. Unless you’re my Dad, or my Aunt, who seem to be able to ju... Read More

Easy 3 Ingredient Appetizers

By April Davis

We've scoured Pinterest and found a round-up of the best appetizers for your holidays!  All of them are 3 ingredients, easy to put together and oh so yummy! 1. Cranberry Pepper Jelly Dip This Cranberry Pepper Jelly Dip is the perfect solution to keep guests from picking at t... Read More

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Popcorn Recipe

By April Davis

I've grown very particular about caramel popcorn-I only like it soft and completely saturated in caramel.  I don't have time for that crunchy stuff, or for not enough caramel!  Adding pumpkin pie spice to my favorite caramel corn recipe just made sense...but if you're not in the mood for the extr... Read More

10 Thanksgiving Recipes Your Guests Will Gobble Up

By Erin Oltmanns

A successful Thanksgiving is all about the small touches. OH SURE, we all talk turkey leading up to the big day, but this glorious meal is made extra special by serving and showcasing ALL the elements of this feast. The good news is, those extra special recipes don’t have to be extra hard. ... Read More

Christmas at Sea: Family-Friendly Cruises for the Holidays

By MiniTime

Magical winter holidays aboard the Disney Dream (Courtesy Disney Cruise Line) Sip your eggnog or white hot chocolate on your private verandah, attend a magical winter ball with the kids, and squeeze some fun in the sun on a beautiful Caribbean island. There’s nothing like a festive holiday at ... Read More

Printable Zen Doodle Thanksgiving Placecards

By Rachael Herrscher

Need something quick and easy for your Thanksgiving place settings? Check out these free printable zen doodle place cards! DOWNLOAD FULL SIZE PRINTABLE HERE   Printables by Juliann Law for Today's Mama is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported... Read More

5 Thanksgiving Designs for Your Instagram Photos

By Rachael Herrscher

Thanksgiving is almost here! The food, the gathering, the thanks. We can’t wait. One of our favorite things about the holiday is being able to experience everyone else’s Thanksgiving thru photos on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc! We all know that we’re going to share photos of our dinner, f... Read More

My Cuban Thanksgiving

By Ana Connery

I grew up in a blue-collar Miami neighborhood where I lived with my brother, and our Cuban parents and grandparents. For the first time in years, I'm baaaaaaack for Thanksgiving, and boy have I missed the Cuban-American way of giving thanks! My Cuban Thanksgiving morning began at Plaza Bakery, a ... Read More