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Thanksgiving 2018

We had the sweetest little Thanksgiving this year. We didn’t have everyone, due to illnesses but we still had a house full and our hearts were all full.

We actually kicked off Thanksgiving on Wednesday. We have a half day of school and I was able to sneak into Guy’s classroom for his feast with the first graders. He was the cutest pilgrim.

After school I took the kids out for some burgers.

Once we were home it was all hands on deck for the cooking to get underway. I made my Simple Cranberry Sauce, prepped all the sides (green bean casserole, homemade rolls, sweet potatoes, , and made some Pumpkin Cheesecake.

On Thanksgiving morning we always have breakfast sandwiches and watch the Macy’s parade.

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We even snuck in a family picture.

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Our guests started arriving and I had the cutest gravy whisker I could ask for.

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We had a great feast with a big spread.

After everyone left we loaded up the car, dropped some leftovers off at my grandparents house (my grandma was really sick so it was a quick drop) and then we went to the lighted Christmas park to walk around and burn off dinner.

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When we got home the tree went up.

We got into our jammies and watched Elf and then went to bed.

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We had a great day. There is so much to be thankful for. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving as well!

-Jenna

14 thoughts on “Thanksgiving 2018

    1. I love that we have the same writing. Hahaha! I don’t know what it is, but I love looking at people’s writing. We are loving this season already and taking it all in. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving with your family!

  1. That sounds like the best Thanksgiving to me!!! I love it, so sorry your grandma is under the weather but that looks like a delicious feast and the leftovers I am sure brightened her spirits.

    1. We had such a fun day. I love having everyone over. My cousin who plays baseball in college took most of the leftovers home with him! Hahaha! I was so happy to send them with him!

  2. I loved hearing about your traditions! I think the part I’d have most enjoyed would have been the breakfast sandwiches while watching the Macy’s parade – it is one of those things I’ve only ever seen on TV in a film of people watching it on a tv haha! Those lights were so magical! We don’t have anything like that hear here. I hope your Grandma is feeling better x

    1. I love that part about watching people, watch the parade on a film. The trees are so neat and they have a big tunnel that you can walk through that changes colors and a dancing tree that lights move to the beat of the music. It is so much fun. My grandma is feeling much better, thank you! Have a great weekend Joanne!

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