Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! I do hope that all of you who celebrate Thanksgiving are blessed with a day to enjoy your family and friends. I will have have 11 guests today and one handsome dog named J.D. (Just Dog). J.D. is welcomed to our home anytime since I think he behaves better than some family members, just kidding.
I have to tell a joke about myself. I got up early to start preparing the turkey and I was trying to be ever so quiet so I wouldn't wake up my husband and son. Gary, my husband, sleeps in another part of the house this will make sense as I continue this story. So I get the turkey in the oven, start making the baked apples, etc. and I'm trying to be every so quiet. I didn't even make my smoothie because the ice crusher makes a lot of noise as does the blender so I continue to wait. Suddenly my front door opens and in walks my son and husband. They had left earlier to go deer hunting. Here I was alone in the house and I could have made all the noise I wanted! I have to give them credit because they were ever so quiet when they got up at 5 a.m. and didn't even wake me. I just love being able to laugh at myself.
So here is my menu for our Thanksgiving dinner: Turkey, dressing, baked potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, coleslaw, baked apples, rolls, relish tray, and cheese tray. I realize I forgot to buy the cranberry relish that I love from Kroger's so I may be making a quick trip to purchase the relish. We will also have pumpkin pie and a pumpkin roll. I keep thinking I should make some deviled eggs just to round this all out. Any suggestions for what I'm missing? I think my mother would be proud. I'll try to post some pictures later.
Blessings to all this Thanksgiving Day. I pray for a lasting peace for our world, prayers for all who are struggling and for all people to show kindness, tolerance and grace to everyone they meet.