7 Inspiring Thanksgiving Ideas

7 Inspiring Thanksgiving Ideas by virginiasweetpea.com

Helping to host Throwback Thursday has given me the opportunity to visit posts of old blog friends and new-to-me bloggers.  Recent weeks have been full of inspiration for Thanksgiving.  Seven posts were especially inspiring to me and I want to share them with you.


Making a message with cloves on oranges is a clever idea.  This could also be a way to display a Christmas message.

Clove-Studded Orange Sign by The Silly Pearl

Clove Studded Orange Sign from The Silly Pearl


What child wouldn’t enjoy both making and eating these cute turkey cookies?


Turkey Cookies from Yesterday On Tuesday


A favor for guests that includes a Thanksgiving blessing would be an appreciated gesture.

Thanksgiving Favor

Thanksgiving Blessing Snack Mix from 4 You With Love


Most people wouldn’t think to save old blinds.  See how to use them as part of a sign in this clever post.

Ombre Sign from Blinds

Ombre Sign Made from Blinds from My Love to Create


The always gracious Richella shares tips on being a thankful guest.


Tips for being a Thankful Guest from Imparting Grace


Cookie Butter Pumpkin Bars would be a different and delicious addition for Thanksgiving dessert.

Frosted Pumpkin Bars

Cookie Butter Pumpkin Bars from Posed Perfection


Is this not one of the prettiest pies you’ve seen?  I love the addition of the meringue leaves.

Sweet Potato Pie

Roasted Sweet Potato Pie from Everyday Miracles and Mayhem


I hope you see an idea or two that might inspire your Thanksgiving preparations.  If you’ve never joined Throwback Thursday, the party starts every Wednesday at 8 pm.

Sharing With:
Metamorphosis Monday, Project Inspire{d}, The Scoop, Wow Us Wednesday


  1. Great ideas you found. I love Thanksgiving and always want to show it. I also love Throwback Thursday.

  2. Hi Paula! found you at BNOTP! what a great collection fo Thanksgiving goodies you have here! Time is running out so I better get to make some of these! Thank You for sharing!, Lizy

  3. Great round up of ideas! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Thankful for your lovely round up of Thanksgiving ideas Paula! 😉 That seriously has to be the prettiest pie I’ve ever seen!

  5. Love the turkey cookie and the Sweet Potato Pie looks YUMMY…they are all great ideas! Thanks for sharing Paula…

  6. Such great ideas! My favorite is the ombre sign. Beautiful!!

  7. Love this list. Love that you didn’t forget Thanksgiving! 🙂

  8. Lots of inspiration here! Thanks so much for sharing !


Speak Your Mind


CommentLuv badge