Last-minute Thanksgiving Centerpiece + Motivation Monday Link Party!

Happy Thanksgiving week, friends! Today I am so excited to be guest cohosting the Motivation Monday link party! Motivation Monday is a fantastic party where I frequently link up my posts. The party gets over 400 posts each week and is full of awesome crafts, recipes, decor ideas, and more. I'll give more details, and the link up, down below. 

I am not hosting Thanksgiving this year (although I look forward to it someday!), we are headed to the Willamette Valley to stay with family. We are looking forward to some quality time with loved ones. 

We have had this fall centerpiece on our table for a few weeks and I thought it would make a great and easy thanksgiving centerpiece.

All you would need to make this simple yet festive centerpiece is:
1. A few complimentary candles -mine are from Michaels
2. A pretty plate, platter, or other surface- also from Michaels
3. Some sort of seasonal decoration -my acorn is from Hobby Lobby
4. Any vase- I gave this vase gold dots with acrylic paint and a pencil eraser
5. A handful of dried plants -oh, these are a plenty where I live.

Note: Be careful that there is a safe distance between the flames and those dried plants! 

What are you using as a table centerpiece this fall? Happy Thanksgiving!

Now for the link up:

Motivation Monday is all about inspirational posts, healthy recipes, crafts, organizing tips, and home decorating ideas. 

I'm so honored and excited to be guest cohosting. Thank you to Barb Hoyer from A Life in Balance for inviting me! As guest cohost, I am highlighting two posts: 

I am delighted to have stumbled across these wonderful blogs and excited to meet new bloggers through this link up. You can see all the other features below, too. Be sure to check out all the great tips and share your favorites. My shared post this week is #10, Quick & Cozy Knit Blanket. 

Follow the Motivation Monday Hosts

Barb of A Life in Balance

Mitzi of Written Reality

Katie of Mom Favorites

Jen of Making Our Life Matter

Candi of A Day in Candiland

Lauren of Mom Home Guide

Aida of Girlfriends with Goals

Raki of Outside the Box Mom

Crystal of Tidbits of Experience

Katie of A Mother Thing

Guest Cohost

Kelsey Tew of A Cup of Tea with Kelsey

Motivation Monday Linky Party 169


1. 5 Ways To Gift Memories Instead Of Stuff This Christmas! | Must Have Mom 2. Apple Pie Cupcakes | Saving Every Day 3. Pumpkin Pie in a Jar | IGOBOGO 4. Garlic Parmesan Potatoes | Penny Pincher Jenny 5. Going Above and Beyond For Your Spouse | B Patty 6. 3 Ways to Create a Centerpiece in 15 Minutes or Less | Hawthorn and Main 7. Why Gratitude Should Be a Gift in Every Season of Your Life | Lisa Murray 8. Cherry Coffee Cake | How to Nest for Less 9. 5 Ingredient Chocolate Espresso Truffles | SHELAGRR 10. Pecan Pie Bread Pudding | Grace and Good Eats 11. Simple DIY coasters | The Crazy Organized Blog


  1. Hello cute lady! Thanks for hosting such a fabulous party. Please take a minute to swing by our party that starts tonight at 7 pm and goes until Friday @ 7. We pin and tweet everything! Happy Thanksgiving! Lou Lou Girls

    1. Your party is so adorable! Thanks for the invite, I linked up and am excited to join often!


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