Happy weekend to you!

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away already! Granted, it falls on the absolute earliest possible day this year, but it totally snuck up on me this year. Today I’m spending the day in the kitchen working on a couple of new recipes that I hope to bring to you for Christmas! I’ll probably be doing so in fleece pajamas pants, fleece socks, and my coziest hoodie because it’s going to be COLD here today! What are you up to this weekend?!

As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week, the most shared recipes, my Sunday dinner menu, and recipes I’ve bookmarked from other blogs. Enjoy!

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon & Pecans – Shaved Brussels sprouts salad tossed with bacon, chopped pecans and Parmesan cheese. Tossed with a lemon-maple vinaigrette. Perfect for Thanksgiving!

Tossing brussels sprouts salad with bacon, pecans and Parmesan cheese.

29 Thanksgiving Desserts Worth Saving Room For! – A collection of the BEST Thanksgiving desserts! Everything from classics like pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie & pumpkin rolls, to other seasonal desserts.

A collage of four Thanksgiving desserts.

Friday Things – Milestones, family trees, holiday music, toy catalogs, and more…


Top 5 Most Popular Posts This Week:

1. My Favorite White Bread Recipe

2. Crock Pot Mac and Cheese

3. Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

4. Traditional Bread Stuffing

5. Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

This Time Last Year…

The most popular recipe from this same week last year >>


A pan of cheesy buffalo chicken dip with celery and chips for dipping.

Sunday Dinner Menu

Beef roast (new recipe)
Potatoes TBD
Tossed salad
Dessert: No Bake Cherry & Walnut Cheesecake

What I Bookmarked This Week

Recipes and posts from other blogs that I thought looked especially delicious and that I thought you would like, too:

These cranberry orange shortbread cookies would be great on a Thanksgiving dessert table, and on Christmas cookie trays!

I love this spin on traditional crinkle cookies! >> Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies

Adding to my holiday plans >> M&M White Chocolate Fudge

Best plans for leftover turkey >> Turkey and Brie Croissant Panini

Craving this Apple-Cranberry Slab Pie – it looks like a massive pop tart!

Have a delicious weekend!