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What to do with leftover turkey? Our family's favorite: turkey tarts!

leftover turkey and thyme tarts

In my husband’s family there is a holiday tradition that he has looked forward to every single year, since he was a child. And this tradition is called: turkey tarts. They’re pretty basic, really. You take leftover turkey, broth, sliced bread and then a dabble of other pantry staples. The result are these miniature bread-bowls… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 107

Happy Monday everyone! I know I’m posting this at a bizarre time, but let me explain. I wasn’t planning on sharing the MHM linky while I’m also working on the 12 Days of DIY Bloghop, and I was going to resume next week. But this is our 107th week doing this.. that means for 2… 

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How to set up a bloody mary bar, plus this recipe from scratch! #seasonedgreetings

how to make the perfect Bloody Mary #seasonedgreetings

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. You can read here for more great party food tips.  Holiday brunches may just be my favorite thing of all. It combines some of my favorite elements: good company, delicious party food, and Bloody Mary’s. There’s something so tempting… 

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How we refinished our old oak table #yourbigfinish

How to refinish a table

Do you have a home project that you’ve been putting off forever? Today I’m working with BLACK+DECKER to talk about getting those DIYs marked off the “honey do” list! A few years ago my husband was given this old oak table– the very same table that he remembers being in his house when he was a kid…. 

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