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How to Host a Farmhouse-Styled Thanksgiving Dinner

October 18, 2016

If you’re a guest at Thanksgiving, it’s hard to go wrong: pile on the turkey, compliment Aunt Jane’s green bean casserole, and wear roomy pants. If you’re the host, however, the stakes are much higher. So, whether it’s your first year carving the bird or your 25th, we want to set you up for a holiday to remember with these must-have items from the Barn Owl shop:

Seasonal Signs to Set the Tone

A selection from ourfall sign collection with surely remind everyone at the table what Thanksgiving is truly all about.

Cutting Boards Perfect for Prep and Serving

Our completely handcrafted and designed-in-housecutting boards are both stunning and functional — you can use them to chop veggies to integrate into your world-famous stuffing or as a handsome way to display pre-dinner cheese and crackers.

Stoneware Measuring Sets Add a Touch of Whimsy

Add a little bit of this and a dash of that with our adorablestoneware measuring cups...

... and don't forget the owl measuring spoons

A Caddy to Display Silverware (And Your Good Sense of Style) 

The table isn't fully set without the weather worn tin caddy — use its six compartments to store silverware, napkins, salt-and-pepper shakers, or whatever else you'd like to accompany your dinner. We also love popping in fresh flowers for a simple yet beautiful centerpiece.

Candles That’ll Complement Your Meal

Yes, your pumpkin pie smells amazing, but so do thesecandles — they will especially pair well with the cranberry sauce… and the dinner rolls… and pretty much everything on your table.

Don't Forget Dessert (And Our Vintage Ice Cream Scoop!)

The vintage ice cream scoop is a must to add a sweet ending to your meal!

Even if you’re not entertaining, all of the above also make great host and hostess gifts for Thanksgiving and any future soiree you’re planning to attend.

Good luck in your Thanksgiving prep — we hope both your plates and your reasons to be thankful are plentiful this year!

Click below to shop for the items seen in this post:

Giving Thanks Sign / Vanishing Edge Cutting Board / Stoneware Measuring Cups / Owl Measuring Spoons / Tin CaddyCandles / Ice Cream Scoop

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