Gobble Gobble

How was your Thanksgiving?

Joe and I decided to make the whole big dinner ourselves and it turned out great! I’ve never done it all before and I haven’t eaten turkey in many years, but I decided this year was the one.

We started the day off with an awesome 5 mile trail run around Green Mountain.IMG_1387[1]

Then we scooted home to get the bird in the oven! Joe took care of most of the preparation because a large dead bird kinda freaks me out. hahaIMG_1384[1]

Once it was in the oven, we relaxed on the balcony with some beers – it was a gorgeous 55 and sunny in Denver 🙂IMG_1388[1]

A lot more cooking and eating snacks happened over the next few hours while we waited for the turkey to cook. IMG_1414[1]IMG_1397[1]

After about 6 hours of cooking, our turkey was done and everything came together! IMG_1408[1]IMG_1407[1]

It all turned out SO GOOD!! And, I guess I am back to eating turkey! IMG_1410[1]

We didn’t even eat dessert, so I still have a whole pumpkin pie in the fridge and a TON of leftovers, so we will be eating Thanksgiving feast for the next week! I already made a leftover sandwich for lunch today 🙂 IMG_1413[1]

PS – the day was made even better when I got a text from my brother and his wife with this picture of my youngest nephew 🙂 IMG_1380[1]

Looks like I’m going to be an Aunt again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How was your holiday? Anyone out shopping for black Friday?

6 responses to “Gobble Gobble

  1. I’m impressed with your spread! It looks delicious! The next day sandwich looks good too. Is that stuffing in there too? Yum!

  2. Cute announcement!! Your turkey and dinner looked liked it turned out great! You two are such a great team!

  3. Yummy looking spread and it looks like your boo threw down in the kitchen! I am coming to your house next time 🙂

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