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Happy Sunday! I hope you are all having a fabulous weekend (and staying warm if you are up north!)  Don’t forget that there will be no Thrifty Thursday link party this coming week–I think we’ll all be a little busy on Thursday!

In other news, be sure to register for our 12 Days to a Stress Free Holiday Challenge! Each day you’ll receive a 3-5 minute video & challenge straight to your inbox, and when you register you will also receive our Holiday Planning Guide . Both are fabulous resources for keeping your schedule and budget under control, and for staying focused on what matters most. Oh, and it’s all free!

But now on to the good stuff. Here is what I loved this week:

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First of all, this Veggie Turkey Tray from How Do the Jones Do It? is so cute! My girls would love it!


This Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Zinfandel from the Savvy Saving Couple would add such a pretty splash of color to your turkey day meal and it sounds absolutely delicious!


Still need a veggie side dish to round off your menu? These Honey Glazed Carrots from Raining Hot Coupons sound divine!


Mmmm…..these Semi-homemade Garlic Cheese Bombs from Spending with Pennies would be a great recipe for the kids to help with!


Don’t forget the gravy! Ann’s Entitled Life shares 20 Delicious Homemade Gravy Recipes from the basic to the gourmet!


Home Made Interest has 10 Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes that won’t make you feel like you are eating leftovers.


Need a pie alternative? These Gluten Free Cranberry Bars with Orange Glaze from So Much to Make comes together with less than 10 ingredients and in 5 easy steps!


Looking for a way to transform your home decor for Thanksgiving on a budget? Decorating Delirium has several tips to a Frugal Thanksgiving Tablescape.


Our Simple Homestead shares 7 Old Fashion Thanksgiving traditions that have kept their holidays focused on the importance of family. I love the idea of number 3 & 7!


These 13 tips on How to Prepare Your First Thanksgiving Dinner and Enjoy it from Outside the Box Mom is a great resource to help keep you organized and sane!


Planning to get started on your gift list over the long weekend?  Over The Apple Tree has 7 Gifts Kids Can Make that can be done by kids of all ages!


These Handmade Christmas Gift Tags from Carrie This Home up-cycle an unexpected material. So very clever!

Handmade Christmas Gift Tags from anderson + grant for Carrie This Home

This Christmas Scavenger Hunt for Kids Printable from Mortiz Fine Designs are so much FUN!!


Mom Fabulous has the inside scoop on the 2015 Food Trends to Save You Time at the Grocery Store.


Finally, Six Figures Under asks the question Can You Be Thankful for Debt? The answer might surprise you!


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What did you love this week?


  1. November 23 at 03:17PM

    Thank you for the shout out Ruth! Have a great Thanksgiving!!!

  2. November 24 at 01:26PM

    That Christmas Scavenger Hunt looks like so much fun and super easy to do! My kids would have a blast doing that during the Christmas season. Thanks so much for featuring the Handmade Christmas Gift Tag post & have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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