Sunday, November 28, 2010

A Great Thanksgiving

Well, the hubby and I didn't end up heading home to family for Thanksgiving...but that doesn't mean we didn't have a feast for ourselves! We ate lots of Thanksgiving deliciousness...which lasted us a few days, needless to say. Here were some of the highlights:

 We snacked on a cheese ball and some veggies/dip

Sipped on some lovely vino

And turned this:

Into yummy green bean casserole:

And this (don't judge, I love boxed stuffing):

Into delicious stuffing:

There was also sweet potato casserole (sorry, no before picture...I got into a cooking rhythm and forgot) :)


Ham, all the way from a butcher in Hagerstown, MD. A friend of ours' parent's sent us this ham last year and loved it so much that we ordered one for ourselves this year. It was well worth it!

I left the carving to the hubby

And, Thanksgiving plate:
For some of you that have been a follower from the beginning, you'll notice that I have meat on my plate, yet I've been a vegetarian since January 2010...I recently made the decision to go back to eating meat (definitely in moderation...especially red meat). It was just something that I had been thinking about for awhile now. And plus, I just couldn't pass up this ham!! ;) 

Needless to say, we had a great holiday spent together! Now that Thanksgiving is over, we say goodbye to this little fella:

And hello to...

Christmas time!! My favorite time of year!


  1. what a feast :) p.s. i totally support you veggie or not. i can't imagine living in omaha not eating meat, california is much easier to be a veggie because there are a bazillion options. in the midwest, not so much :)

    we missed you guys on turkey day.... sooo we need to do a reunion at some point!

  2. Looks good! I just put up my tree today as well.

    I missed your stuffed mushrooms this year!

  3. Great post!! We really missed you guys and we can't wait to hang out over Christmas!

  4. I'm happy to see that you have Kroger brand green beans! Mom and I swear they taste better than any other brand!

    I understand your return to eating some meat. I was a vegetarian for a few years in high school and college, and I wasn't very good at it. I probably eat more vegetables now than I did then. What changed for me was that I got hungry. Simple as that. :)

  5. Kristin!! Amazing blogger! :) So happy to catch up with you here. I adore this post - makes me want to be right there in the kitchen with ya! yum-O! ♥


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