Monday, December 1, 2014

Thanksgiving Weekend Highlights

There really is nothing better than having 4 days to enjoy family and be away from the stresses of work. You know, other than having more than 4 days off (which I didn't have, but would not have minded having haha).

My Thanksiving weekend highlights included:

~MGs parents getting into town Wednesday afternoon

~Dinner out in Old Town with them, that started off with a very delicious dirty martini

~Cuddles with the pups after they wore themselves out playing

~Yummy and fun appetizers while Thanksgiving food was cooked on Thursday

~Pretty flowers picked out by MG

~A fully set table, with tons of delicious foods, and a special wine paired specifically for a Thanksgiving meal that we got at one of the wineries we went to the other weekend
~Getting to use so many of our wedding gifts with dinner

~Celebrating our first Thanksgiving as a married couple, but even more fun--in our new house, with both sets of parents!

~Full tummies from all of the delicious Thanksgiving foods!

~Stories shared, laughs laughed and lots of memories made with our family

~Friday morning drive to PA to see the rest of MG's family

~Seeing MG's old house from when he grew up

~Bowling and arcade games with MG's sister, husband and kids!

~Shopping for MG's birthday, running into friends from VA at the mall in PA, foot massages at the mall, and dinner out with the family to celebrate MG's bday

~puppy dressed in Christmas sweater (MG's parents' dog)

~Family photo selfie

~Dancing  with both of my SIL's in the basement to oldies music

~Wine in Christmas glasses

~ice cream b-day cake

~Sunday morning drive back to VA to beat the traffic

~Decorating for Christmas (I'll be showing you pics soon of all of our little touches of the holidays at our place!)

~Thanksgiving leftovers!!

And just like that, it's December 1st and there's 24 days until Christmas!
And I need to work out like it's my job this week lol
Hope you have a good post-holiday Monday!

Linking up with these ladies today:
Mingle 240still being mollyShowered With Design

and Biana!!
(and Monday Morning Gossip, but something is up with their linky button)

14 comments:

  1. What a fantastic weekend!! Funny thing I just noticed - your husband and Gary were wearing the same shirt this weekend - great wives think alike LOL!!! I'm so happy your first thanksgiving hosting was a success and that turkey app looks so good!!! Happy Monday girl!! xo

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  2. Sounds like a really fun weekend. That meat & cheese plate is super cute.

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  3. eeeek! I love ALL of this ANNNND I received the most GORGEOUS Christmas card in the mail and I'm in love! So pretty! xoxo

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  4. What a great weekend!! All of that food looks amazing! How cute is the cheese and meat platter turkey? So creative!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

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  5. Looks like the perfect weekend! Gotta love snuggle time with the pup :)

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  6. I can't believe it's already only 24 days til Christmas now. Wow! Time sure flies. Loved that cute turkey cheese platter that you put out - definitely Pinterest worthy:) So glad you guys had a good time hosting your first Thanksgiving:)

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  7. Where did you go out in Old Town on Wednesday? We had Thanksgiving dinner at Jackson 20!

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  8. What an amazing feeling to be in your home with both of your families! I can't wait for that day!

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  9. OMG I love that turkey! I always bring the cheese and crackers on Thanksgiving and I'm so making that next year!

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  10. Mmm now I want a dirty martini. That cheese Turkey is so cute. I would love to host a family dinner, but we are too far away!

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  11. Sounds like an awesome Thanksgiving!! So exciting that it was your first Thanksgiving as a married couple...it must have felt good to host it too! Its funny you mentioned working out this week because I have been on exercise kick because of all the eating/drinking surrounding Thanksgiving!

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  12. Wow-- sounds like a great and busy Thanksgiving! That's so great that you were able to be with both of your families! Also-- I love the cheese turkey. What a cute touch!

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  13. I'm glad you had such a great thanksgiving in your new house!! Looks like the whole weekend was awesome :)

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