How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree | The Gray Boxwood

You’re probably thinking: how can one person tell another how to decorate their Christmas tree? And you’re partly right! A Christmas tree is an expression of the owner. It can show the family history or be a modern piece of art. Colors, styles, ornaments and trends may change, but certain rules and tips seem to hold true through time, at least for me. There are a few things that I always try to stick with in order to have a tree that looks uniform and “put together.” You don’t need to have the perfect tree but why not have one that makes guests – and hopefully yourself – stop and say wow!

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How to Carve a Turkey

How to Carve a Turkey | The Gray Boxwood

Once you take a gorgeous turkey out of the oven, the hard part is over. You have brined and baked a perfect bird, but you don’t want to mutilate it with bad carving skills. I have a few tips to make sure you carve the bird with ease, producing perfect slices and pieces for everyone to enjoy!

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How to Make Gravy

How to Make Gravy | The Gray Boxwood Gravy is the perfect accessory for the Thanksgiving meal. It compliments the meat, potatoes and anything else. When executed well, it may not stand out, but that means it is doing it’s job perfectly. When it’s bad with lumps and no flavor, the gravy sticks out like a sore thumb! Thankfully I have some tips in this video to ensure you can make great homemade gravy that everyone will rave about!

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A Classic Thanksgiving Turkey

A Classic Thanksgiving Turkey | The Gray Boxwood

Turkey seems daunting, especially the first time you roast one. There are a plethora of methods and options on how to roast, but honestly an overnight wet brine with simple ingredients can take a lot of the guess work out of the turkey. Brining helps the bird become juicy, flavorful and delicious. Basting while roasting ensures a moist outcome. And breaking everything down step by step allows you to be worry free. A simple brine, a beautifully basted roast and you will have a delicious turkey for Thanksgiving!

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