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Weekend DIY: Thanksgiving Turkey Table Decor

Nov 08, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Why buy expensive centerpieces and place holders when you can make them with minimal supplies and effort? A spin on the construction paper “hand” turkeys we made as kids, here are a few adorable and easy to make crafts that will spruce up the table this Thanksgiving. Pom-Pom Turkeys: This craft uses pom-poms, felt, and

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Thanksgiving Turkey: My Favorite Recipe & Tips

Nov 17, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

I’ve eaten loads of turkey, and I’ve roasted plenty. As an avid cook, I’m always looking for ways to cook “smarter not harder” while also producing a great-tasting entree. I’ve tried many recipes and followed many tips for roasting turkey. Years ago I simply buttered and salted the bird heavily before roasting. I’ve tried the

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Weekend DIY: Pilgrim Puppets

Nov 16, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Reminisce about the days when you took milk cartons, paper towel rolls and, yes, even toilet paper rolls to school for a fun craft project. These Thanksgiving pilgrims are made from the simplest materials – cardboard tubes, construction paper, glue and crayons. What we love about this craft is that it’s great for the kids,

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10 Great Holiday Gifts for Thanksgiving

Nov 07, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Ever since I’ve been spending Thanksgiving with my husband’s family we’ve given each other small, token gifts before we take to the dinner table. It started as my in-laws bringing us host gifts, and grew into a gift exchange. Since Thanksgiving Day is when we also setup the tree and decorate for December, these presents

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Weekend DIY: Turkey “Gobble Pops”

Nov 02, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

It’s so simple it’s brilliant. A user at Cut Out + Keep came up with making these “Gobble Pops” out of lollipop sticks, construction paper and coffee filters. This project is for everyone. You can go totally basic (even letting the kids trace their hands for feathers), or elegant (by integrating your turkeys with linen

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Share Your Retro Style Thanksgiving Recipes

Nov 11, 2011 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Everyone has particular recipes they remember from family Thanksgivings of years past. Many of us feel we can’t properly celebrate the holiday without having certain dishes appear on the table year after year. I know this to be true in my own case. For me it is my Mother’s sweet potato casserole with crushed pineapple

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