I’m beginning with my Book Signing on Sunday, December 4 3-5 pm at Salon 70 5730 Locke Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76107 in case you’re busy and can’t read all of this blog. Please tell your friends who are in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We’ll have wine, too. I’ve only had 2 book signings. The first one for my first book, VERMONT ESCAPE and the second signing for TRUTH BE TOLD. But I’ve got 5 books out now! So please come and help celebrate. Great way to pick up gifts for those hard to buy for. I’ll have copies of all 5. Big thanks to my friend and the person who keeps me looking beautiful, Judi Perrotti.
So how was your Thanksgiving? Ours was super. The first in our new lakehouse. The weather. The food. The family. The Grandkids.All perfect!
Everything was just perfect. Well except for eating too much. Here’s a picture of my plate. No Seconds for sure.
Now I took small servings, but we had a lot of options. My daughters always bring the things that are favorites of theirs: green bean casserole GF & organic, sweet potato casserole with brown sugar & pecans, corn casserole. I cook what I really want: the turkey (well, technically Bob cooks that—you might have read something about that in my November Newsletter.), the dressing—Gluten Free this year & not bad, cranberries, cole slaw, and pumpkin pie. The last three are items my mother used to make and bring.
Both daughters brought sausage balls that our Aunt Virginia used to bring. One is GF and the other is GF and veggie. Our older daughter Kathryn also makes the “Christmas Munch,” another contribution from Auntie. My husband would not have a happy holiday if either the sausage balls or the Munch was missing.
But you get the idea. We had a lot of food. And this year Laura made Bob’s dad and my mother’s pecan pie. And Kathryn made an incredibly yummy Chocolate fudge, similar to what Bob’s dad always brought.
I sent home goody bags, but not with near enough food.
The grands played outside for a long time because our weather was so mild.
None of the MsIL were able to be with us as they were with their other families, but we have space for everyone now.
Of course, some members watched football, also a Thanksgiving tradition.
The whole family declared this an awesome Thanksgiving. We are having discussions now about how to teach the next generation how to make the turkey in case at some point Bob doesn’t want to do it any more. You do have to be prepared.
As we walked back into the house after walking Charley for his early morning walk and smelling the yummy turkey smell, I wondered why in the world we don’t cook it more often.
I’ve often said this is my favorite holiday. It really is. Family, Friends, Food, and an opportunity to give thanks for all our blessings.
I had 99 Cent book sales for SECOND ACT & THE THEATRE over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. SECOND ACT will be available for 99 Cents on Dec. 7,8, & 9 as I take part in the Seasoned Romance Facebook Groups special sale. More about that later.
Okay, it’s your turn. How did you celebrate Thanksgiving this year? Love to hear from you.