Someday they'll be mine, and using them will connect me to the past generations of women (and great Thanksgiving cooks) in my family. They don't have to be expensive, but just like heirloom ornaments or seasonal decorations, unpacking the festive plates can become a great tradition. And it's those rituals, not the food itself, that make the holidays so special.
2. Tattered Lace Dinnerware Anthropologie $10-$18
3. Haruka Dinner Plate Crate&Barrel $16.95
4. David Stark Wood-Slices Dinnerware West Elm $36-$50
5. Sliced Persimmon Dinnerware Anthropologie $12-$78
Images: As credited above.