Fall Front Porch

Posted by on Nov 3, 2013 in fall, front door, front porch | 16 comments

My favorite time of year is officially here.

Halloween is over…

…and now we’re on to Thanksgiving!

I began hosting the Thanksgiving dinner a few years ago.

With 3 kiddos, and a traveling hubby,

I really wanted to be HOME for Thanksgiving.

 I’m so thankful that all of the families obliged…

…and I’m so thankful to be preparing my home for the big day. :)

Decorating with Pumpkins

Decorating with Pumpkins

My family is already requesting their favorites.

Decorating with Pumpkins

Daisy has made sure that my mom will be bringing the dressing.

Decorating with Pumpkins

Anna Belle has confirmed that I will be making the pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese icing.

Decorating with Pumpkins

Lila Mae has requested that fudge pie also be on the dessert table.

Thanksgiving Decorations

My husband has checked to see if the strawberry pretzel salad was on the menu.

Decorating with Pumpkins

I’m sure that there will be more requests along the way…

Decorating with Pumpkins

…I’m sure to see a new recipe or two that I want to try.

Decorating with Pumpkins

And, I know that Zuzu would have a few requests if she could. :)

What will your family request?

I’d love to find a new “favorite” for our table!

Life to the full!

Melissa

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16 Comments

  1. Pumpkin pie is our must have. I use my mom’s recipe…it’s the best. :)

  2. your mom’s sweet potato whateveritis and my mom’s bread, please.

  3. How pretty the front of your home is and I love Zuzu♥

  4. love your porch, I had to pin so many of your wonderful images!! and strawberry pretzel salad, one of my all time favorites!!

  5. We will “Thanksgiving” in Gatlinburg and banana pudding is our fav.

  6. Here’s an easy Thanksgiving recipe for Sweet potatoes.
    6 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
    1/2 cup water (no more)
    4 cups sugar
    1 stick butter
    Simmer covered until done.

  7. Your front porch looks so welcoming I’d love to come over and just sit. Your decorations are beautiful and ZuZu makes a great welcome wagon :-)Our grown kids insist on my Italian dressing to go along with the turkey and Date Nut Salad which was my dear mother-in-laws recipe.

    • Love the ironing board end table. Many great ideas, lovely.

  8. I look forward to Thanksgiving all year too. It always seems like such a warm, kind comfortable holiday. I’ll be hosting this year also, which I prefer. Please, please can you share your strawberry pretzel salad recipe! Sounds very interesting.

  9. I really want the recipe for this strawberry pretzel salad now! haha.

  10. Your front porch looks beautiful Melissa and Zuzu is a cutie!

  11. I have to say my favorite on your porch is Zuzu. She is so adorable, love her face. Does she shed alot? I’d still love her even if she does. Tommy sheds non stop I think. I get the proof every time I empty the vacuum, yuk.
    Love your porch, you always do such neat things, no matter what it is. Love it all. Had to bring all my stuff in again, going to get snow and we had rain last night. Happy week

  12. Oh, my gosh. I have misplaced my recipe box — please share your recipe for strawberry pretzel salad — it is soooo good.

    ThAnKs!!

    Pam

    pharris7@comporium.net

    I am thinking maybe we will just have a pie tasting this Thanksgiving –lol!

  13. omg, ZUZU looks like she is smiling…..love it!!! Wonderful porch

  14. Melissa love your front porch! Thanx for partying at my place.

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