Thanksgiving is always a big ordeal for our family. Every year, four generations gather – my great-grandparents, who are ninety, my grandparents, my aunt and uncle with all of their children, and my family. This year, we had some friends join us as well. We had a very large meal, with dessert of course, and enjoyed fellowship with each other.
“I will lift my eyes to the hills, from whence comes my help. My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121: 1-2
Countdown to Thanksgiving! Wow, I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is already next week. How time flies! Today I’ve put together some last minute Thanksgiving decor ideas! Tomorrow comes apple pie! Yummy…
I guess one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is food. I mean, come on, there’s so much of it! Our menu, as I described in my last Countdown to Thanksgiving post, is quite elaborate. My mom and aunt like to have enough leftovers to last a week! And most of the time, we do. Every Thanksgiving we try to source as much as we can organic or from our farm, but this year our theme is farm-to-table. Which means that even more of our farm veggies will be present at dinner! We’re even going to have a venison shepherd’s pie – from our own deer. How about that? Nice, I know.
Today I’m putting together a couple Thanksgiving recipes that you should have at your table.
*This is one of my favorite things about fall.*
I just made eggnog. And let me tell you, it’s the best eggnog I’ve ever tasted. Seriously. Before I get into this post, PROMISE me you’re going to make this eggnog sometime this year. Thanks.
Over here, Thanksgiving is our big holiday. We have a huge family get-together at my house (although sometimes we go to my Muttie’s for appetizers first) and eat. And eat, and eat. Normally our menu is something like this: