Monday, December 1, 2008

First Thanksgiving

We had a great first Thanksgiving with our little pea. We spent the first part of the day at home watching the Macy's parade, cooking, and just relaxing. We then went to my parents house for the big turkey dinner. Eli thoroughly enjoyed his first Thanksgiving feast eating all of his turkey, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry dressing, corn, etc. I can't help reflecting on this time last year... I have had many of those "pinch me" moments lately thinking of one year ago, resulting in spontaneous tears in the most unlikely places, like the checkout line! We have so much to be thankful for this holiday season, and always.

And, as is tradition in our little family, someone ended up sick before the weekend was over. For the past several years, Jason and I have alternated getting the yucks on Thanksgiving weekend. This year, it was Eli's turn to join in on the "fun." He is now on some antibiotics so hopefully he will be back to himself in a few days.

Here are some pics of our Thanksgiving Day fun.

Beep, beep. Comin' through.

Attack of the boys! Poor Jason...;)
Tryptophan setting in.

Family shot by the fireplace.


Bobbi said...

Isn't it nice spending these times with them? YOu all look so happy. Glad you had a great Holiday. Hope Eli is better soon.

It was me here with the ickies!!

Susie said...

So glad your little pea is home this year to enjoy the feast! Too bad he had to get sick though--bummer. I, too, have lots of pinch me moments, especially this time of year. It's almost too good to be true sometimes! We're all so blessed!

Derek and Jennifer said...

It sure was a special Thanksgiving for both our families. Sorry to hear that Eli was sick - thankfully neither of my kids are sick - just me!

This is going to be one AWESOME holiday season!!!