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Thanksgiving Recap

I hope everyone had a great day surrounded by people you love!  We sure did!  J & I hosted Thanksgiving at our house this year.  It included 6 people, 2 dogs and 1 20lb turkey.  I have to admit that I had a bit of anxiety getting ready to host what I considered our first adult Thanksgiving, but everything turned out beautifully.

J and I really tag teamed dinner by splitting up the shopping, cleaning and food prep.  We asked our guests to bring a side or two and that really helped take the pressure off!  I seriously don't know how people cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner with one stove and oven. 

Dinner was great and the company was fabulous.  We had a ton of pre-dinner munchies to hold us over until everything was ready to go.  I love that we're starting new traditions and are looking forward to hosting again next year!  We may even decided to do the whole dinner next year, too!  On one stove...

A couple of pictures from the day:

This is pretty much what Frank did all day....

Prep, Prep and more PREP!

The turkey goes into the oven!

Finished product!


Family photo

A couple of shot of our gorgeous centerpiece...

Dinner is served!!!!

<3

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