Gobble, gobble was yummy!

My Thanksgiving Day was really nice. My daughter had the big dinner and all four kids were together. I know that may not happen each year on the day it is suppose to but we will get together on some day in November. One must keep the family going strong and being together cause life goes way to fast to not spend a little time with each other. She even invited over three other soldiers that could not make it home which made it even more fun. Her boyfriend had his two nephews and they kept hubby and I rather busy. It was fun. I think I better get into better shape before my kids start having grandbabies because I was tired. LOL, but we enjoyed it.

We can not get enough turkey so we made a small one for us on Saturday with the two younger boys. Yum. Hubby did not get to make one last year because of being overseas so he was determined that he was making one. We feasted all weekend on turkey. I suppose we will make one more come Christmas time. Funny that the stores have them all year but we never think to make one except during the holiday time. We have had eight pumpkin pies in the last week, now that we make them from the can and not from the freezer, we are going crazy making them.

We did get our Christmas tree up this weekend. So far the cats have not destroyed it. We have the water bottle handy and ready to aim! They do not like that! LOL…

I did a little bit of shopping but I am one of those down to the last minute shoppers. I try to get organized but it just doesn’t work. I am a bit ahead of the game this year. I did some online Thanksgiving morning and snagged a couple gifts. I did go with the daughter and oldest son to Thanksgiving shopping that evening, but I didn’t buy anything. It was fun just to watch the other crazies and to help the daughter man the cart. It was our first time shopping, usually we are working. It was interesting. Gonna have to try it again.

 

2 thoughts on “Gobble, gobble was yummy!

  1. I’m reading your comments about getting in shape for the grandchildren and nodding my head vigorously. Grandparenting seems to take up a lot more energy than parenting did. Or it seems that way npw as I’m older now and don’t bounce back as quickly as I once did. It’s fun but exhausting. At the moment I’m preparing for my grandchildren to visit me from interstate. They’re staying for the whole of the end of the year school holidays. It’s six weeks of fun and mayhem. 🙂

    • I think that is wonderful that you get that long with your grandkids. Enjoy and then sleep for about two weeks after. LOL…All four of my kids will be here for Christmas plus the daughter’s boyfriend so it will be a great time. Our place is small but it will be cozy. I look forward to family time. I better start my sit-ups now to prepare for down the road grandkids…lol.

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