A “Friendsgiving” Feast

As the workweek comes to a close, I’m counting down the hours until family arrives from out of town, wrapping up emails and getting ready to shut down my laptop in favor of unhurried hours spent talking around a blazing fire. Now’s the time to transition into the holiday mentality and focus on the things that really matter. This “Friendsgiving” feast, hosted by  Lauren Ledbetter and Brad & Jen of Q Avenue Photo, is the perfect inspiration – a gathering of good friends in a natural setting, with platters of abundant, seasonal food. Click through for the gorgeous images, the spot-on party playlists and a pecan pie recipe that needs to be on your menu tomorrow.

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The night was an intersection of stories. People who entered the table as strangers and left as friends. 

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14 Responses to “A “Friendsgiving” Feast”

  1. Stephanie@geezees

    I love the idea of a “friendsgiving”
    beautiful photos…have a happy thanksgiving!

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  2. rosemaryonthetv

    LOVE this! There’s something so nice about enjoying this time of year (and delish food!) with a big group of friends. I just hosted my own Friendsgiving Saturday and blogged about my tabletop here: http://bit.ly/TcmOr4

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  3. Judy Stark

    LOVE the idea of “take a drink … leave your phone.” You can’t make new friends if you’re on the phone with your old ones.

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  4. Lauren

    We’re doing this too! A few of us wound up in town with families unable to fly in, so we’re gathering for our own Thanksgiving. And thanks so much for the playlists–they’re excellent!

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  5. Jaclyn Journey

    Love love love love love! Talented designer, talented photographers, talented guests!

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