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More Than 50 Thanksgiving Ideas {Recipes, Home Decor, & More}


posted: 11/16/13

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More than 50 Great Thanksgiving Ideas! Everything from crafts to printables to recipes and home decor!

More than 50 Great Thanksgiving Ideas on www.wineandglue.com

Hosting Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be difficult. With the right recipes and the perfect decor, it can even feel enjoyable!


Everyone loves a good turkey at Thanksgiving, but you can mix up with some ham too!

How to Brine a Turkey

Slow Cooker Ham


You will never be able to convince me there is a better Thanksgiving side dish than stuffing, but these others come close.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Stuffing

Cheesy Garlic Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Harvest Salad with Pears and Pomegranates

Bacon Green Bean Bundles with Brown Sugar Glaze

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Easy Cranberry Sauce

Mushroom and Kale Sausage Stuffing

Sweet Potato Casserole

Bacon Corn Relish

Make Ahead Potato Crescent Rolls 


Let’s thing way beyond pumping pie. Theres so many desserts for Thanksgiving!

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

White Chocolate Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake Rolls

Butterscotch Pie with Curry Crust

Apple Cranberry Spice Pull Apart Loaf

Turtle Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

Peanut Butter Pie with White Chocolate Ganache

Turkey Krispies Treats

Perfect Pumpkin Pie From Scratch

Brown Butter Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake

Caramel Apple Bars

Chocolate Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Thanksgiving Blessing Mix

Apple Cranberry Yogurt Pie

Sweet Potato Chess Pie

Dutch Apple Pie Tart



Christmas doesn’t have to have all the fun. These drinks are perfect for giving thanks!

Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shots

Cranberry Beergaritas

Homemade Apple Cider


These simple decor ideas and cute printables can’t be missed.


Cork Leaf Trivets


Pumpkin Thanksgiving Place Cards



DIY Vintage Thanksgiving Sign

Free Thankful Printable

3 Simple Ways to Decorate with Sage

No Sew Thanksgiving Burlap Bunting



Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Free Printable Thanksgiving Place cards


Give Thanks Wreath





Hand Painted Thanksgiving Table Runner




Hi! I'm Lisa Longley, and I am committed to giving you simple dinner ideas and recipes that are easy to make; recipes that will fill your home with joy. I am the owner and author of SimpleJoy.com and I'm so glad that you are here.

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  1. Jen Nikolaus says

    Ah! I loved waking up this morning to see this post and some of my recipes on it! Thanks so much for making this awesome round-up, Lisa! Pinning it now!

    • Lisa Longley says

      You are so welcome Jen! Such awesome recipes! Thanks for linking up!!

  2. Chelsea @chelseasmessyapron says

    Hey Lisa! Thanks for putting up my pumpkin cheesecake pie, I appreciate that! Happy Thanksgiving to you :)

    • Lisa Longley says

      You are welcome Chelsea! Thanks for linking up! Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

  3. Heather @ French Press says

    Lisa, this is a fantastic collection – ALL of my faves from the linkup :) pinning and sharing on FB today- have a great weekend

    • Lisa Longley says

      Thanks Heather!!

  4. Nancy [email protected] says

    This is definitely help me prepare for Thanksgiving! Thanks for including my Apple Cranberry Frozen Yogurt Pie recipe Lisa!!

    • Lisa Longley says

      Of course! Thank you for linking up Nancy!

    • Lisa Longley says

      Awww, thank you so much Angela. What a nice comment :) Thank you so much for linking up!

  5. Samantha @ Five Heart Home says

    What a great round-up, Lisa…thanks so much for including my Bacon Green Bean Bundles! Hope you’re having fun getting ready for Turkey Day! :)

    • Lisa Longley says

      Of course! Thanks so much for linking up with us Samantha!

  6. Saxon @ Let's Drink Coffee, Darling says

    Thanks so much for including my hand drawn printable! What a great Thanksgiving round up! :)

    That turtle pumpkin cheesecake is calling my name – my three most favorite desserts rolled in to one?!

    • Lisa Longley says

      Thank you for linking up Saxon!

  7. Raven says

    Thank you so, so much Lisa for featuring my Salted Pretzel Turtle Pie. I am glad to know that you liked it!

    Raven J. True Blue Baking

    • Lisa Longley says

      Thank you for linking up Raven!

  8. [email protected] says

    What a fabulous round up Lisa! I found this on Pinterest (of course!) and am featuring it on FB!

    • Lisa Longley says

      Thanks Doreen!


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