Just wanted to pop in and say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone- hope you have a wonderful holiday chock full of thanks, family, fun and food. As usual, the Bird's Nest will be over-flowing with people, food and lots of activity. And therefore, I will be MIA from the blog-o-sphere for the next couple of days in order to rest and recooperate. I honestly could not pull the holiday hosting off at all, if it weren't for my awesome sister Adrienne and my mom. They help me so much! Oh, and what would I do without my Faith in the kitchen? That kid is a dynamo. It's 9:00 a.m. and she's already prepped one of our 25 pound turkeys and put it in the oven, started the mashed potatoes, whipped up a chocolate tart, candied some pecans and made homemade cranberry sauce!! And she's no where near done cooking yet. (I will try and get her to post those yummy recipes over on her blog Faith's A Foodie. Faith's been so busy with school she has really been neglecting her blog.)
Even with all of the help I receive, after my family leaves, I usually can't walk or get out of bed for a few days. I really knock myself out with preparations and cooking and cleaning and entertaining. But I wouldn't have it any other way. I love that everybody comes to my house. I know I am so incredibly blessed to have such a loving, close-knit family and we truly enjoy each others company. We have a blast every time we get together and that makes it all worthwhile.
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone- Peace and Blessings!! Jaybird
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