Salute a Veteran and if the opportunity surfaces, ask them to tell you their story. I did. 

Our Happy ONE year birthday top 10 tables that are certainly spirited, beg the question; is there any time a table can't dance for joy and share a recipe, meal or toast? 

Neal Kielar gathers people around his table with a unique gobble. Turkey and traditions were definitely meant to evolve; try a few of his tips and let us know what you think. 

Apple Cake, simple and profound when the recipe is from Kimberley Thompson. Yum!

Happy Birthday to Me, Happy Birthday to Me, Happy Birthday dear, Happy Birthday to US! Thankfulness and happiness reign supreme around our table this month; believe it or not, it's been ONE YEAR since we launched this lifestyle website and you popped into our world. How amazingly appropriate that November is full of gratitude, so stay tuned for a highlight reel of the year in review...We will replay some photo favorites, sparkling celebration tables and more. Please invite your friends and family to join us around!

Ardith Beveridge Thanksgiving table tips not only look good, but actually provide a "getting people together" project for all generations. 

Becca Matheson & Friends enjoy game night free-for-all once a month. Homemade or store bought, the evening is full of surprises and yes, food. 

Desi Creswell, our resident designer, provides a top 5 list of how to create an inviting guest room. Perfect for the upcoming holiday house guests. I don't know about you, but my guest closets need a purge.

W3 Book Club is about Wine, Women and Words; and of course food. This month Laura Chin takes us on a hunting expedition as they dress, eat, and read Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. So Nosh on the menu they chose and hopefully the hunter in your family can accommodate your wishes. 

Ardith Beveridge provides the perfect way to re-purpose and reuse the glass Cornucopia from October. A Thanksgiving Cornucopia is as much Americana as Turkey. Use your imagination and don't be afraid to use her ideas as a template for your own Cornucopia palette. Please share your ideas with us!

The Beestill Calendar for November is all about "being who we are". Find the love letter hidden in the message. 

Usually the best foodie inspiration arrives on the scene at a friend's home; and in this case, I had to immediately share it! Debbie Harrison, Guest Tastemaker whipped up this dinner in a nano second, or at least that's how it seemed. Crostini Gorgonzola & FigsChicken Tortilla Soup and Pastel Tres Leches for dessert. Easy, quick, and when the doggie bags were passed out, nothing was left over for our host. 

Till our next hullabaloo, happy tables to you!


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