blogwatch: special short-week edition

Why do we love Thanksgiving? Because it’s about being thankful without receiving a single gift, no one has really figured out how to commercialize the decorations, and the main focus is the food. We’ll be taking the next two days off to relax, and we hope that you can, too. Have a wonderful rest of the week — we’re thankful for all of you!

Here are some links for this week:

Thanksgiving Table Inspiration at Charles & Hudson.

How to roll out pie dough without a rolling pin, at The Kitchn.

Fifteen delicious vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes at WebEcoist.

Wholesome banana chocolate breakfast bars at Chocolate & Zucchini.

Thanksgiving-y food links at Not Martha.

Keeping pets safe from hidden dangers during the holidays.

How to deal with difficult relatives at WikiHow.

Information on the nuts and seeds you can get at a farmer’s market, at Apartment Therapy.

What the world needs now at sfgirlbybay.

The heat is on: tips on buying a humidifier at

Plus a few links to kick off the Christmas season:

Some colorful Christmas inspiration from Absolutely Beautiful Things.

The Martha Stewart Holiday Giveaway at Apartment Therapy.

Instant faux bois wrap at Casa Sugar.

Charley Harper Toys at Old Navy at swissmiss.

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