Life Lately | Thanksgiving Edition

Posted on: December 2, 2013

give thanks

Happy belated Thanksgiving, friends! I hope everyone had a great time and wore their stretchy pants like me ;)

I’m so thankful for all of you – thank you for reading, commenting, emailing, encouraging…this is such a special little place for me and it wouldn’t be that way without each of you. (raising my virtual glass) – Cheers… this one’s for you!

Our Thanksgiving was so fun… we gathered around a folding table and devoured our meal by candlelight. I think the best part was that most of the group was celebrating Thanksgiving for the first time (babies + Brits). It was fun to watch them daintly put together their plates (the Brits, not the babies. Obviously) and then stare with wide eyes at the mounds all the rest of us Americans assembled. We made our country proud :)

big ben pie

Big Ben Pumpkin Pie – photo courtesy of Lauren, pie courtesy of this yummy recipe. I’d definitely make it again!

feasting turkey leaf placesetting thanksgiving table sparkle champagne coupe with frozen cranberries

Glittery Champagne Coupes + frozen cranberries handsome guy pouring the ladies festive drinks

This handsome guy was so sweet to keep the ladies’ glasses filled… he has been battling some nasty colds and glad he is finally feeling better!turkey brine

Citrus & Black Pepper Turkey Brine – my new go-to recipegorgeous orchids super creamy mac n' cheese with baconThis super creamy mac n’ cheese was also a hit

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