It’s hard to believe but Thanksgiving is almost upon us.  It always sneaks up so fast after Halloween!

Thanksgiving is not just a time to over eat all the wonderful food celebrating the harvest but also a time to reflect on all the things and people in our lives that we are thankful for.  We should also do what we can to thelp those less fortunate.

Hipmunk_Hotel-resized-6001.  Surround yourself with family and friends to celebrate this great America holiday.  Photo via Hipmunk. com 

styleathome-resized-6002.  This simple rustic table setting is perfect for Thanksgiving – it’s simple but represents the season so well.  The quiet color scheme lets the people be the center of attention.  Photo viastyleathome.com

table-resized-6003.  What a bountiful feast this dessert table presents.  I love the little bird nests and pine cones.  I love dessert so I’d be sure to be there.

barefootfloor-resized-6004.  What a great idea to make a bread cornucopia and have fruits and grains tumbling out!  Photo via barefoolfloor.com

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5.  Of course a bountiful basket is also a great Thanksgiving decoration.  This one has fruits, veggies and grains.   Photo via Fabulously40.com

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6.  Setting individual place settings for Thanksgiving can be simple or elaborate.  This one made with mini pumpkins is just right.

skimbacolifestyle-resized-6007.  For a simple modern Thanksgiving table setting use plenty of orange and keep the centerpiece low.  Photo via skimbacolifestyle.com

livewell360-resized-6008.  This linear tablescape has random groups of candles tied together with grapes, gourds and wheat sheafs. The use of wooden plates seems so appropriate too.  Photo viaLivewell360.com

tauntr-resized-6009.  Here is an updated version of the famous painting by Norman Rockwell.  Let us celebrate our diversity.  Photo via Tauntr.com

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10.  May you all have a blessed Thanksgiving and remember to be extremely grateful for the life you live and do something nice for those less fortunate!