Tag: Thanksgiving

My Anti-Thanksgiving Lineup: Don’t tell me to keep calm!

I’m not trying to be ungrateful here, or tarnish the Thanksgiving celebration. But you know me; I don’t exactly think like everyone else. Oh sure, I’ve been counting my blessings this week, as I try to always do, but I’ve also been keeping a mental list of some things...

Post-Thanksgiving Notes to Self

Note to Self: If you decide to be the lame-o family member who only contributes Chex Mix to the Thanksgiving dinner, at least remember to grab it off the counter before leaving town. Because arriving at Thanksgiving dinner with 5 mouths to feed and no food to share =...

Gearing Up for Thanksgiving

It’s hard for me to think about the fact that Christmas is a little over a month away right now because we’ve been enjoying some crazy-good weather here in Iowa over the past few weeks. Seriously, 70 degrees in November? Usually we’re scraping our windows already, and I haven’t...

It’s Thanksgiving!

Well, dear friends, it’s Thanksgiving morning, we’re leaving for my aunt and uncle’s house in T-minus 3 hours, and what have I done to get ready? Squat! (But did you expect anything more?) Yesterday, I was home with Boy #3, as we shared some alone time and fevers. I...