Thanksgiving 2016

I hope you all had a fabulous holiday weekend! Thanksgiving is truly my favorite and always has been, so I was sad to see the weekend end. We had a fun weekend celebrating Ella’s first holiday, but of course didn’t take nearly enough photos. I really need to work on that! Thanksgiving day we got […]


Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. When I was a kid, all my friends were excited about Christmas. As a college student, my friends were excited about parties on Halloween and New Year’s Eve, or Valentine’s Day with their boyfriends. For me, I’ve always looked forward to Thanksgiving the most. Thanksgiving involves so many […]

How to be a Great Thanksgiving Guest

I know we’re still preparing for Halloween in most places, but I want to take a minute to talk about my absolute favorite holiday – Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving has LONG been my favorite holiday. I love everything about it – the food, the Macy’s Parade, the family time, and football. I love that it’s a chance […]

Our Thanksgiving Weekend

Can I start with saying how incredibly hard it is to be back at work today? I had an amazing five days off – my daycare provider asked for a day off yesterday since she was moving (just down the street), so I got an extra day to hang out with my girl. Thanksgiving is […]

On Thanksgiving Shopping

This weekend is a big one for retailers – the holiday season officially kicks off, and the countdown to Christmas begins.  As I look forward to my long weekend, I can’t help but think about the days I worked retail, and the people who still do. I worked for Wal-Mart during my breaks from college […]

Why I Love Thanksgiving

Typically around this time of year, people begin to talk about everything they’re grateful for. Thanksgiving is, by definition, a time to give thanks – to reflect on all you have and love. It’s a holiday I’ve always loved. When I was little it was the parade, and I still dream of one day being […]