It has been a crazy month of November for so many of us — and that includes me!  I have been working a ton, which has been great since I love what I am doing, but that also has taken time away from this creative space.  I’ve been trying not to be so glued to my technology, read more, and be a touch more present, too.  But I’ve missed writing and sharing here.

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  We shared time between our two families again — and as much as the running around can be crazy, we really are so blessed to have both sets of families so close — both in distance and relationally.

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Here is the Fall mantel at my in-laws’ house.  Pretty, huh?  Those are fake gourds, but they are very convincing!

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 This is the centerpiece that was in the Brick Room before our Thanksgiving table was set up.  Pinecones in an apothecary jar, circled in a wreath.

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And you know by now that this foyer table always gets decorated with a little something.  🙂  This time, a metal leaf garland and a pumpkin for good measure.

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 Also, a pile of plush velvet pumpkins never hurt.  These are so awesome and came from AJ’s.  But I hear that you can find them at HomeGoods now, too!

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Here is the Thanksgiving table that my Mom-in-Law and I put together.  I’m very proud of this table!  It was a team effort and was so beautiful.  That stick runner is mine and was a Target purchase several years ago.  Although I have never made it look quite this pretty before!  It was perfect.

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 And here’s my mom and dad’s pretty table that I got to set.  I love her Thanksgiving turkey dishes — I look forward to using these every year.  🙂  It’s easy to make things look pretty when I get to play with such pretty things!

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 Here’s my hubby and I.  🙂  Stretchy pants and sweaters for the win!  We were very deliberate with our outfit choices, lol.

I hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  We’re gearing up for Christmas now!  In fact, I have a pretty little vignette to show you next week!

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