Native Texan Livin': Thanksgiving, a wedding & decking the halls

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Friday, December 2, 2011

Thanksgiving, a wedding & decking the halls

THANKSGIVING
For Thanksgiving Day this year we went to Aunt Jenny's house in Rosharon.  We went up around lunch to make a day of it since it's about an hour's drive to get there.
The men cooked 2 turkeys outside in the fryer.
Jeff, Al, Tito & Bo

Mmm, my dinner submerged in oil.  :-)
Wow, don't these turkeys look good!



Nana & Maggie

Getting the food out for the masses

Bo & Maggie  a.k.a. My Caveman Family  ;-)
After dinner it's always time to attack the ads to get ready for Black Friday.

Maggie, Nana & Christopher

Memaw feeding Maggie

Maggie trying to put my boots on
After we left Jenny's, I waited for Julie to get home & we zoomed off to Walmart.  We got what we were looking for & then headed over to Target to meet Connie, Karen & Kathy.  I called it a night after Target, which I got home from around 1:30am.  I'm not hardcore like Connie, Karen & Kathy, who shopped until 7am!  :-o


DANIEL'S WEDDING
My cousin Daniel got married the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  Bo ended up staying home with Maggie because he wasn't feeling well, so I took Izzy, Bec & her boyfriend Cooper.  It was a lovely wedding & a good time had by all!
Bella, Liam & Izzy

Bec & Cooper (w/ Izzy in the back) :-)

Louie escorting Memaw to her seat

Louie taking a pic of mommy, Aunt Glaria & Aunt Jenny

Mom, Gloria, Jenny & Louie

Memaw & her girls

Cousins - Val, Daniel (groom), Lauren, Tito & Julie

Izzy & Lauren

Baby Christopher partying at the wedding!

Memaw w/ Bella, Liam & Izzy


DECKING THE HALLS
We also put up our Christmas decorations Thanksgiving weekend.  I got A LOT of help with putting up the tree!
me, fluffing the tree....izzy, posing...Maggie, joining the party

Watching from the sidelines.

Peek-a-boo!  Daddy & Maggie played while I put up the tree

Don't you like how I'm STILL fluffing the tree while Izzy relaxing on the step stool!

Izzy & the tree.  She helped me put up all the decorations!

What a BUSY weekend!  Is it wine:30 yet?!  ;-)  Now for the REAL fun of shopping for the 17 kids in our families!

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