animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook

turkey day

We hosted Thanksgiving at our house this year. Members from both of our families were in attendance for a total of 13 people. This may not sound like much, but typically our family gatherings are eight or less in number, so this was a pretty big affair for us.

Ironically, Brian built a new dining room table that seats eight, but since we had so many people over, we had to set up a second table.

I took off Wednesday to cook and clean, but mostly fooled around on the computer, so I was cooking like a madwoman yesterday. I did have some help–the guests brought desserts and side dishes–so it wasn’t all on me. Unfortunately, I forgot to put out the cranberry sauce that my mom made (sorry, Mom!) so I guess I’ll be eating a lot of that over the next few days.

While hosting a holiday dinner is a lot of work, I do rather enjoy the whole process. Except maybe the cleaning part…