5 Things I’m Grateful For + The Best Black Friday Sales

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Fashion, Lifestyle
I’ve been meaning to start a gratitude journal for a while now, and figured what better time to start than over a holiday weekend dedicated to (you guessed it), gratitude. If you aren't familiar with the concept of a gratitude journal, the process entails a quick reflection, typically at the start or end of each day, where you jot down a few of the things you’re most grateful for. These can range from small things, like the favorable weather that day, or the fact that you got a good night of sleep, to more significant things, like your health and...

An Early Thanksgiving

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An Early Thanksgiving
Dinner, Food
My boyfriend and I are heading to Thailand over Thanksgiving, and although we're very excited, we are also sad to be missing out on one of the most anticipated meals of the year with our families. It's always a little strange to be away from home during the holidays, so I wanted to throw an impromptu Thanksgiving dinner together this week to combat some of our holiday FOMO. With the exception of a quick do it yourself rosemary centerpiece, I created a tablescape with items I already had around my apartment; a rustic burlap table runner layered over some cheesecloth, votives filled with romantic tea...

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey, Brie & Cranberry Sandwich

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Food
I think it's safe to say that the second best part of Thanksgiving is the leftovers. There's so much work and preparation that goes into the Thanksgiving day feast, that it's only fair that it be savored in the days following. My family has a tradition of buying and roasting an extra turkey for the sole purpose of carving it up for leftovers; turkey enchiladas, turkey tetrazzini, turkey filled crepes, but above all, turkey sandwiches. We keep the recipe pretty simple - rye bread, mayo and a few layers of turkey. But this year I decided to mix it up a...