Happy Thanksgiving!


We enjoyed an amazing Thanksgiving dinner this year at my Sister and Brother-in-laws beautiful house. 20 LB bird + 16 hungry people + endless amounts of food = spectacular!!

Larissa did such a nice job decorating the house to get in the Christmas spirit, and we enjoyed eggnog and wine by the fire…. sigh… can I go back in time?

I was in charge of the desserts: Funfetti Cupcakes, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, and Chocolate Sour Cream Cake… YUM

The Pumpkin pie was a HUGE hit so I thought I’d post the recipe even though Thanksgiving is over… šŸ˜¦


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (15oz) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 (12oz) can evaporated milk
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch deep dish pie pastry
  • whipped cream/cool whip


  1. PreheatĀ oven to 425F
  2. Mix sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in small bowl.
  3. Beat eggs in a large bowl. Stir in pumpkin and sugar-spice mixture.
  4. Gradually stir in evaporated Milk
  5. pour into pie shell
  6. Bake 15 mins.
  7. Reduce temp to 350F, bake 40-50 mins or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  8. Cool on wire rack for 2 hours.
  9. Serve immediately or refrigerate
  10. Top with whipped cream!
  11. Try to bake the day you will serve the pie. Cooking in advance can make the crust soggy. Just pop the pie in the oven for 5-10 and it’ll harden up again!


5 Comments Add yours

  1. Ali says:

    OMG it looked beautiful Larissa, you did an AMAZING job!! Yum yum wish I could’ve been there!! xoxox

  2. VeggieGirl says:

    INCREDIBLE celebration!

  3. Mom says:

    The pictures are beautiful but the house and setting were even more beautiful than these photos show!! I’m so proud of how Larissa and Chris not only decorated the house but made everyone feel so welcome!!! Great job!
    Thanks for taking these photos Marielle.
    p.s. The turkey and stuffing were delicious too!!!

  4. Sam says:

    Hi Marrielle!

    This makes me wish I was American! The food looks spectacular.

    We don’t have thanksgiving over here I do make pumpkin pie occasionally though. I love it! Yours looks fantastic.

  5. Larissa says:

    Yay! Thanksgiving was the best because of our amazing families spending it with us. LOVE the pictures!! and the desserts were to die for. Chris’ family is still asking me about the pumpkin pie!

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