Thursday, November 29, 2012

My First Thanksgiving!!

Hello Family, Friends, Fellow Crafters, & Followers,

I know it has been awhile since I've posted.  This year, I decided to host (first time) Thanksgiving dinner.  That meant I was headed for the kitchen to cook and headed to my craft room for decorations.  I told everyone that I felt official after staying up Tuesday (before turkey day) until 3:30am and the following night until 1:30am.  All this for hosting 9 people.  YES!! And it was worth it.  My first order of business wasn't the menu, but some holiday decor that my family could take home with them.

I setup two 6ft tables in my living/dining room

Table Centerpiece

Drink Coaster

Place Setting Closeup

Hubby and I cheated a little bit.  We did have a friend's nephew fry our turkey.  Hubby would have done it had he had the fryer though.  This bird was DELICIOUS!

Sweet potato casserole.  The first time I ever made one and it was so good, that I only had a small bowl left.  So, I went out the next day and purchased 10 more sweet potatoes and made 2 pies and a mini casserole.  YUMMY!!!!!!!


Thanks for stopping by!  Next on my list, reorganizing the Cafe and getting some holiday projects done.

3 comments:

  1. MMMMM that turkey looks so yummy! I am happy your dinner was successful! Many more to come in your future LOL, Kenya~

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  2. The turkey looks divine! Everything looks wonderful! I'm still not ready to host my first. LOL

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  3. WOW...you really did it up for your first hosted Thanksgiving! Everything looks so nice. Don't know when my day is coming...not anytime soon LOL!

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