5 Ways To Incorporate Calligraphy on Your Thanksgiving Table

 5 Ways To Incorporate Calligraphy on Your Thanksgiving Table

Picturing the perfect Thanksgiving table is easy - just think of the food! My family's table will be covered with dishes like my sister's famous mashed potatoes, maple butternut squash, my mom's stuffing (out of this world!) and of course, a glistening turkey with all the fixings. It will also have tons of calligraphy on it - in many forms - because there are so many fun and crafty DIY ways to incorporate calligraphy into the tablescape.

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halloweenie party

 this year I was lady mary from downton abbey! :)

I type this with a bowl of Halloween candy in front of me, and it's

the most

tempting thing ever.  I already took a little bag of peanut M&Ms, but that is


it. I had enough sugary treats and halloween-themed goodies over the weekend at our annual halloween party - and it was a blast. I was Lady Mary Crawley from Downton Abbey, and I do have to say, the costume was a hit! $12 on gloves, and that was it. the rest, I owned!

It was a festive weekend, with lots of oranges and yellow hues in the leaves outside; weather that actually required some sort of coat, and plenty of pumpkin-everything to be had. Georgia and Scout even dressed up to add to the mood :)

Highlights from the weekend...


a crisp morning walk in the park along a hidden creek


eating rice krispies for breakfast on sunday morning (oops)

+ both S and I working late into  friday yet meeting for a quick, much needed dinner date


starbucks hot chocolate


wearing my grey wool cape (!!!) for cooler weather


having a bonfire, sharing spooky classics like




, our tradition

have a happy week! can you BELIEVE that this week, it will be november?

ciao, xo