Sunday, November 29, 2009

Turkey Day

Hey everyone. I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving, if you happen to celebrate this particular holiday.

This year my family and I had a couple of Thanksgiving dinners. The first one was basically a trial or "pre-Thanksgiving" in order to find out what we like and what we don't like. We tried different versions of mashed potatoes and brines, etc. The next big meal was our Thanksgiving Day brunch. We had the turkey and all the fixings and it was all delicious. The last meal was the day after Thanksgiving (aka- Black Friday) and we ended up having the best dinner ever for this holiday. My sister baked up a delicious ham and a perfectly brined and baked turkey. She even made a chocolate and caramel cake for dessert. We were that turkey!

The food was all good this past week and I had to hit the treadmill and do a heavy work out today, just so that it all balances out. I wanted to burn off some more calories so I even walked to my sister's house, which actually took an hour from my house. It definitely seems a lot shorter when I'm driving there.

Anyway, I hope you all had a great holiday and that you were able to get some good deals on Black Friday, if you were so inclined to do so. I was awake at 5am for no apparent reason, so I got ready and headed downtown. There was a Thanksgiving parade happening that morning anyway, so I thought I'd spend some time checking out the stores that opened early for Black Friday sales. I ended up getting a black winter vest from Old Navy for $19 (it opened at 3am). Not bad. Later, I got an iPod car charger for only $10! Even better......things I can use.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, everyone. I hope to be back with another good restaurant review or food related post very soon. Om Nom Nom Nom!



  1. We have two thanksgivings, too. The first one is the day before Thanksgiving when we volunteer at our local church for their big annual thanksgiving meal for the homeless.

    On "black Friday" when everyone else is getting beat up at the mall, we're having our Thanksgiving meal with family and friends.

  2. All sure looks very good and scrumptious not surprise you need to hit the treadmill.

  3. All of these dishes look terrific! Love the pic of the chocolate caramel cake, that's enough reason to spend extra time on the treadmill!

  4. gooble gooble...yummy food. chocolate cake looks delish.

  5. Hey, everyone. The food was delicious, thanks. Tamar, that's a generous thing you're doing on Thanksgiving. Keep up the good work! :)

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