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Thanksgiving roundup from the archives

pumpkin patch cupcakes from my book, Sugarlicious

 

 apple cake pop placecards from my book, Sugarlicious

 

Now that Halloween is officially over, it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas. Given my almost-bursting belly at 8 months pregnant, I might be relying a bit heavily on the old archives this season. As always, I’ll keep my SEASONAL button up there updated (or I’ll try to). Here are some favorites from Thanksgiving past. Click the photos or the captions to go to the original posts.

 

You can check out more ideas in this Thanksgiving roundup for Reader’s Digest I made awhile back and I have a few more treats at Celebrations.

 

 Thanksgiving Day marshmallow activity for kids

Give kids marshmallows and edible writers and let them make their own! Printable instructions included in the post.

 

 

easy pumpkin pie cookies

 

bite-size Fall cookies

 

 

falling leaves cookies

A note to all those suffering the effects of Superstorm Sandy… It feels very odd to post today on cookies and sweets when my mind is elsewhere. My heart goes to all of those impacted by the Storm! I’m in Washington DC, where we got by relatively unscathed. But my family is from the New Jersey shore, and I’ve been obsessively checking for updates. I’m extremely fortunate my family are all safe, but my brother and his family are without power indefinitely and still shaken by the storm. My dear cousin and her family lost their home to the storm.  Merely searching for a gas station is a many-hours long ordeal, and my brother has sadly witnessed violence and utter chaos in the wake of the storm. I hope you’ll all keep those who lost so much in your hearts as well!  Rebuilding will take much time and patience, and I, like many, I’m sure, are already seeking ways to help.  Thank you for visiting and listening!

 

 

 

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8 Comments

  1. Posted November 1, 2012 at 2:28 pm | Permalink

    Looking Fantabulouse…

  2. Posted November 1, 2012 at 4:54 pm | Permalink

    I love the pumpkin patch cupcakes! They are darling, and look utterly scrumptious.

    The best of luck to you family,and everyone else who was affected by Sandy.

  3. Posted November 2, 2012 at 8:53 am | Permalink

    I’m so sorry your family is going through this, here is to a safe new month.

  4. Posted November 4, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    Love the pumpkin pie cookies. Very clever idea. Your cookies are always amazing.

  5. Posted November 4, 2012 at 10:48 pm | Permalink

    LOVE the cupcakes and the pumpkin pie cookies

  6. Posted November 5, 2012 at 12:41 am | Permalink

    My favorite are the pumpkin patch cupcakes! May we all have positive thoughts for your family and everyone affected by Sandy.

  7. Arlene
    Posted November 8, 2012 at 1:39 pm | Permalink

    I was looking for the Melted Snowman Recipe,
    and found all these cute surprises. You are so creative, love them all.

    Hoping your family stays safe and that things return to normal asap. God Bless them all.

  8. Posted November 11, 2012 at 10:54 pm | Permalink

    I’m glad you are safe and hope that the others are receiving the help and support they need.

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