Thanksgiving Leftover Labels and Packages

Posted by on November 25, 2015
Thanksgiving Leftover Labels and Packages

Besides spending time with family and friends, one of the best parts of Thanksgiving are the leftovers. Everyone loves the taste of mashed potatoes and stuffing the next day. So, this year, as your guests depart for the evening, pass out adorable packages full of turkey, cranberries and apple pie. This extra touch will surely impress your guests and wow them again as they enjoy lunch the next day.

If you have kids in the house, decorating the leftover boxes is a fun project for them to do while the adults finish chitchatting and cleaning up.

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Thanksgiving Leftover Labels;;

Step 1: Print out your labels from your home printer.

Step 2: Assemble your boxes and fill them with your guests’ favorite dishes. If your dish is extra gooey, like green bean casserole, mashed potatoes with extra gravy, or cranberry sauce, you may want to line the box with tin foil so it doesn’t leak.

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Step 3: Start decorating your boxes with ribbon, rickrack, yarn, string, or basically whatever you have. Tip: tape your ribbon, yarn, etc. on the bottom of the box that way the tape won’t distract from your design. Add feathers for a fun element. Also, try to make each box unique for a personalized touch.

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Step 4: Stick your Thanksgiving leftover label onto your box.

Step 5: Pass out to your guests and wait for the “oohs” and “ahhs” to spread across your house.

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Step 6: Enjoy!

What are your favorite leftovers? Mine is my grandmother’s stuffing, which is loaded with crumbled sausage and breadcrumbs. I also love my mom’s roasted Brussel sprouts. Both are pure, edible heaven.



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  1. Thanksgiving Leftover Labels + Free Printables | Handmade by Kelly

    […] It’s Thanksgiving time!! Yay! I can’t wait for the turkey, stuffing, mash potatoes, Brussel sprouts. It’s pure heaven breaking bread with my family. For me, I especially love Thanksgiving leftovers. Oh yeah, baby! I have a big family, so I normally only get an extra meal or two of the good stuff. My mom (we always have dinner at her house) is always dishing out the leftovers. This year, I thought it be fun to jazz up the containers with fun leftover labels from I designed some cool ones. Add this and some ribbon, rickrack and even feathers to your containers and of course labels. Click here for the complete tutorial and printable.  […]

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