Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving went really well this year! We really like having a super mellow, small affair when it comes to Thanksgiving.

The baby took a two hour nap which was just enough time for me to put together the items I didn’t buy pre-made and to heat up the items I did buy pre-made! He woke up just after I’d put all the food on the table! I breastfed him while Allan loaded everyone’s plates up. Then we all ate! After dinner we each got a project life card to write what we’re thankful for on and those went into our family scrapbook album. I then gave the kids another one to write (and color!) on again for Thanksgiving for their individual albums. Then we all went outside and hung out for a while in the amazing weather! It was perfect!  photo 025ecropresized_zpsd0348eab.jpg photo 031eresized_zps21ebc984.jpg photo 033eresized_zps46bc8fd7.jpg

It was cute when Allan went to put food on all the kids’ plates. He said he was the waiter and he got a pen and paper and took their orders. I wish I’d video’d it or something because it was adorable! The kids loved it!  photo 064eresized_zps6875257e.jpg photo 066eresized_zpsfe3a119c.jpg

Though he didn’t eat any of it I wanted a picture of the baby by all the food. lol  photo 073eresized_zps3425d924.jpg

I annoyed the crap out of the family by asking for five minutes to take some group pictures. I desperately wanted to set up the tripod and get one of all of us but I knew they’d all hate me forever so I skipped that! ha  photo 087e2resized_zps0ceaadfe.jpg photo 096eresized_zpsf17da7ea.jpg photo 106eresized_zps1f359167.jpg photo 108eresized_zpsc6a4561b.jpg

Baby’s first Thanksgiving!
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I snapped a picture of each of the older girls. Payson and Ember were off playing hide and seek.  photo 130eresized_zps7e626fd7.jpg photo 133eresized_zpsea3a3777.jpg

I’m so thankful for my family. And most especially thankful for the amazing man I married!!  photo 137eresized2_zps0e606fa2.jpg

2 thoughts on “Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Happy Thanksgiving! We're doing ours today (saturday) as it's too hard mid week here as there's work and school. You have the most beautiful family. The kids always look so happy and content, it's lovely to see. Enjoy your weekend all together.

  • You are amazing!…all that work with a newborn and 4 other kids!…i have to say that your baby is the most alert newborn i have ever seen!…he is beautiful just like all the other kids….congratulations!!!

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