My Week in Pins – Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day to give THANKS and this holiday season, I have a lot for which to be thankful! But that’s another post for another day, so I’ll just share with you my week in pins, which this week is all about Thanksgiving!

[Sorry this post is a day late, but better late than never!]

All photos come from Pinterest, but I have named the original source if one was listed.

Thanksgiving…
Photo Source: pattisprimities on Esty

Who doesn’t enjoy the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving special every year, am I right?

Snoopy Charlie Brown by Frances Mason
Photo Source: www.talksupe.files.wordpress.com

And I love the family dynamics in the Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving painting.

Norman Rockwell
by Valenchia Hershberger
Photo Source: www.normanadams.org

I always think that I should do more to decorate for the holidays, especially when I see those fancy table decorations in magazines. They always boast about how you (the reader) can decorate your table just like the one pictured in the magazine. I really like the simple and elegant the table decorations (seen below).

Simple, yet elegant Thanksgiving table decorations.
Photo Source: www.sillyblog829.blogspot.com

I’m not much of a turkey fan; however, this turkey sandwich made my mouth water. I like they layers of turkey, dressing, and cranberry sauce… yummy!

Thanksgiving turkey sandwich!
Photo Souce: www.spoonforkbacon.com

I really love sweet potato casserole and this photo below shows that you can top it with either marshmellows (like I usually do) or a nut crumble mix. I think SPC is yummy either way!

Sweet Potato Casserole!
Photo Source: www.saveur.com

A couple of years ago, my husband decided that he thinks he likes pumpkin pie. I think it was my pumpkin bread with cream filling that he liked so much, but this recipe below sounds yummy!

Pumpkin Pie dip is good with apples or graham crackers… super yummy!
Photo Source: www.skinnytaste.com

Pumpkin Pie Dip
Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes
Servings: 12 • Size: 1/2 cup • Old Points: 2 pts • Points+: 3 pts
Calories: 102.9 • Fat: 0.1g • Protein: 1.8 g • Carb: 27.7 g • Fiber: 0.9 g

  • 15 oz can pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar (Splenda would work too)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or more to taste)
  • 6 oz fat free Greek yogurt (I used Chiobani)
  • 8 oz cool whip free
  • cut up apples to dip (extra points)

Mix pumpkin with brown sugar, vanilla and spices, blend well. Mix in yogurt. Fold in cool whip and chill in refrigerator until ready to eat.
Makes about 6 cups.

I am SOOOOOO gonna make that dip! My family is really going to love me this Thanksgiving!

To you, my dear friends and readers, I wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving full of family, friends, food and fun!

Have a great day!

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