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THANKSGIVING WREATH PLACE CARDS AND NAPKIN RINGS!

This comes from www.littlebirdiesecrets.blogspot.com .  A little something to embellish your Thanksgiving holiday table.


Remember those leaves from my "Give Thanks" Thanksgiving banner and bunting yesterday? I used my leftover supplies (burlap, too!) to finish off my Thanksgiving table place settings with easy place cards and napkin rings. I mean really easy. Here's how to throw together a few before your Thanksgiving dinner!







Thanksgiving Wreath Place Cards & Napkin Ring Tutorial





Supplies:





*Simple leaves cut from patterned paper (by hand or with your Silhouette machine--see below)
*Coordinating buttons
*3" circle wreath cut from card stock
*Kraft card stock for place cards
*Paper cutter
*Glue Dots or other strong glue
*Pop-up adhesive dots
*Sewing machine and coordinating thread (optional)
*Scraps of burlap or other fabric
*Hemp twine or linen thread

1. Gather your favorite fall patterned papers and cut simple leaf shapes out. I used about 20-25 per place card.…

PUMPKIN PIE BITES! A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY!

This recipe was found at www.bakerella.com .  Like a said before, you don't always have to make a big dessert.  Small sometimes goes along way (especially when you trying to watch what you're eating) .  Make different mini dessert and have a sampling party!




Pumpkin Pie Bites
I’ve been in a mini-mood lately when it comes to baking and these bite-sized pies met my big craving.
They are really, really easy. Let me show ya.



Of course, it didn’t hurt that I used ready to roll refrigerated pie crust. It comes two to a box and if you roll each round pie crust a little bit thinner with a rolling pin, you can get 24 mini pumpkin-shaped pie crusts out of them. Make sure you use all the dough scraps and re-roll to maximize quantities.



Then, stuff each one in a mini muffin baking pan. This one holds 24.




Press the dough down, in and around the edge of each muffin cup. Make sure the stem for the pumpkin stays sticking out. You’ll notice I alternated cups above. I did this mainly to make …