Saturday, November 27, 2010

Thanksgiving = Busy

I happen to enjoy all the dinners and family and driving all around's just that it doesn't leave much time for anything else! But now, here I sit. Drinking coffee and finally blogging in the quiet comfort of my own's wonderful.

My readers may not care much about hearing the little details of my holiday activities, so I'm going to list them briefly (more so that I will remember them when my memory completely goes away).

  1. I participated in a 5k on Thanksgiving morning. I decided to do it the day before, so of course I was totally unprepared. I walked a lot of it, jogged the rest, and it was a wonderful start to my day. There were over 500 people there, and proceeds went to RIFA...I'm thinking RIFA had a VERY happy Thanksgiving! 
  2. Lunch with my step-mom's family. Highlights include: from-scratch macaroni and cheese, diet dr pepper, and the company of my wonderful family. 
  3. Dinner at Rhett's paternal grandparent's house. Highlights include: the gravy, the pistachio pudding, the desserts...(oh the choices!), the fact that they all tell me I'm a saint for putting up with Rhett :), and the one year old cousin. 
  4. Black Friday, I woke up at 3am and went to J.C. Penney's. I stood in line for about 40 minutes. When they opened, I walked in, picked up the couple of things I came for, checked out, and left. I was back in bed at 4:30. The whole purpose of the trip was to get the free snow globe...
  5. Dinner at mom's got postponed until today (apparently there's a stomach virus going around...yuck). I ended up watching Home Alone with Rhett and putting up all my Christmas decorations! I don't have much, just a few snowmen and a Christmas tree with all the Shepherd's Haven ornaments on it. I guess that's the benefit of running their shop...I get to use the ornaments until they sell!
  6. After Rhett left I photographed some custom miniatures and some Shepherd's Haven ornaments for 4 hours. I am glad to finally have all that out of the way! 
Well...that's been my last few days. I'm sure you're all exhausted from reading about all this excitement. Unfortunately, I did not take a single picture of my Thanksgiving festivities. Occasionally, I'll decide that I want to give myself a break and just enjoy things without taking pictures...and I think it's good for me to do that. I also don't have a point-and-shoot, so carrying my dslr everywhere isn't really practical. I will, however, leave you with a photo of one of the new Shepherd's Haven travel mugs that will be listed very soon...

If you're still reading, thanks :) 
I hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving!

oh and while we're on the subject, do you pronounce it THANKSgiving or thanksGIVING? Our family had quite a heated argument about it.


Tonya said...

I so love reading your blog!!!!! I look at your page every day to see what you are up to! So sorry to hear about the stomach bug! Hope no one else gets it, and personally, I'm glad we stayed away!! Lol! This mug is fantastic!!! I have a green one which I use all the time! Hugs to you!

Anonymous said...

Was a great THANKSgiving, I enjoyed seeing you again. And yes, you are a special person to put up with the way Rhett talks to you sometimes. How did he get that way? he was not when he was little, must be the Woody outspoken gene coming out in him. See you again @ Christmas. Debbie

Krystal said...

the travel mug is so cool! and good job on doing a turkey trot race!