Friday, November 25, 2022

Thanksgiving Joy

My laptop computer is not functioning properly,  so I am atempting to post my Friday Fave Fives on my tablet.  Sorry for the delay... 

This is what I am thankful for this wee1k focused into one day.  A Day of Thanksgiving at our house.

1. All the people.  Fourteen.  We had expected more, but some people were sick.  Our usual seven.  Plus our new family of four. That makes eleven, right? Then we added a twelve year old girl who flew in from Virginia to see Younger Daughter's family, a twelve year old boy who flew from Texas to spend the week with Older Daughter and Tall Boy, and a co-worker of Older Daughter who recently moved to the area.

2.  I am thankful for a full table of food. I realize that not everyone in our world has abundant food to eat.  I am thankful for God's provision.

3.  Pies. So many pies! As The Professor states, "You can't have too many pies."

4.  There was so much laughter around the table.  I am so thankful for family and friends who bring so much joy and fun to us.

5.  Most of all, I am thankful for my husband.  He did almost all of the cooking, the baked ham, the barbecued salmon, the roasted vegetables.  He helped me knead the dough for the homemade rolls. He's a keeper for sure.

Since I cannot access my computer, you will have to enjoy photos of our April England trip.  Just fun random pictures. 


Pamela M. Steiner said...

Sounds like a perfect Thanksgiving Day. So sorry about those who were sick. I also got sick and had to cancel our big gathering here at our house, (would have been 13) but our own kids rallied to the occasion and brought us a complete dinner, hot and ready to eat. So we ended up with just our immediate family here, five of us, and we had a peaceful and pleasant day. They did everything from start to finish, and I did not have to lift one finger except to eat! God is good and He knows exactly what we need. Your pictures from England are so lovely. Thank you for sharing.

Melanie said...

You had quite a crowd for Thanksgiving! I'm so sorry that some couldn't come because of sickness. Your husband sure does sound like a keeper!

I love your England photos. The one with the cottage and sheep is so sweet and peaceful!

I hope you get your computer problems sorted out soon. If my laptop isn't working, then I'd have to resort to my phone.

I hope you have a great weekend!

Deb J. in Utah said...

Sounds like you had a very nice Thanksgiving. I hope you have a very good weekend. See you again soon!

Wendy said...

Sounds like you had a fun busy Thanksgiving and yes I'd definitely keep your hubby. Hope you get the computer sorted out soon. Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Barbara Harper said...

What a wonderful Thanksgiving! I had a similar thought about our abundance of food. Amen to never having too many pies!

ellen b. said...

It's always fun to have special guests join in at the Thanksgiving table. It's also such a blessing to have a helpful husband. Happy Thanksgiving a few days late to you and yours.

nikkipolani said...

I'm all for random images of beauty!

Your abundant table filled with family and friends new and old sounds absolutely delightful. What a gem is your husband for getting all that food ready for your guests.

Susanne said...

Wow, that is a big group but it sounds like so much fun! A helpful husband in those times is a blessing indeed!

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