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Monday, November 30, 2009
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
I know I am a little late. I have not blogged much this month. It seems as though November was so full and passed by so quickly! We had 16 for Thanksgiving Dinner but 20 in all if you count others who lingered in throughout the day and evening. We live in a 1456 square foot home so it is not overly large. However, our dining room is open to the rest of the house which gave us a little more breathing room. Here is a picture of the tables set up to seat 16. There were two tables of 6 and one table of 4.
Last year, (our first Thanksgiving in our house) Stan's brother started the tradition of going around the table and having each person share what they were thankful for. I added to the tradition this year by placing a Thanksgiving quote on each plate to be read. I thought it went well. Here is a picture of the little quote cards.
We also had lots of family in town. My brother and his family from Kansas City and Stan's sister and boyfriend from California all made the drive. We were all so happy to see them. Here are my girls with one of their cousins. They had such a great time playing together all weekend.