Recipes, crafts and activities for Thanksgiving.

This post brought to you by Campbell’s Soup Company . The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Looking for a fun, new side dish for fall? Turn baked apples in to a savory side dish as they are stuffed with an easy sausage stuffing[…]

Check out these Thanksgiving apps that will help make your Thanksgiving a success and have an app-y Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  I love spending the day with family and friends and reflecting on the goodness of life.  Thanksgiving does, however, require a little planning.[…]

cranberry recipes

Every year at this time we start seeing bags of fresh cranberries in the grocery store.  They look so delicious, but I  have no clue what to do with them! So I asked my favorite foodie bloggers for their favorite cranberry recipes and what a great list of[…]

sweet potato recipe

Roasted sweet potatoes are tossed in a vanilla based sauce, mixed with dried fruit, and then topped with a cinnamon pecan crunch.  A sweet and delicious side dish perfect for a weekday meal or as a Thanksgiving side dish. Thanks to Dixie for sponsoring this post! As a kid[…]

This adorable Thanksgiving printable for Turkey Toes is sure to be a hit with your Thanksgiving guests!     I love decorating for Thanksgiving! Bring on the turkeys, pilgrims and Indians.  I feel like every year we jump right form jack o’ lanterns to Christmas lights, though.  Even[…]

This holiday season host a “Friendsgiving”! Gather friends and neighbors for a potluck full of delicious food and great company as you share a meal.   As the holidays approach most us are making plans and menus for big family meals. I know our holiday tables are laden[…]

As an adult Thanksgiving has become one of my favorite holidays! But Thanksgiving decorations can be hard to come by.   There are only so many pilgrim figurines you can set out.  I love to focus on being thankful and blessed during November, which is why I love[…]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Pumpkin snickerdoodles are a fun way to add  a taste of fall to an old favorite cookie.   This is an easy cookie recipe that uses homemade or canned pumpkin puree.   The dough does need to firm up in the fridge for an hour so you can come back[…]

Pull-Apart Pumpkin Bread

Enjoy a fun twist on pumpkin bread with this pull apart pumpkin bread recipe. A yeast bread is infused with pumpkin and then baked in layers for a fun and delicious pumpkin bread. Years ago I was part of The Secret Recipe Club. Each month club members made[…]

pecan pie

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. A holiday favorite, pecan pie is one of the easiest pies to make from scratch.  Pecans are mixed in butter sugar mixture and then baked until set. This version of pecan pie adds in chocolate[…]