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Thanksgiving

Hope everyone had a good one.

We had twelve folks over for the afternoon. Gathered at 3 and had dinner at 4, seven adults and five kids.

I made the turkey yesterday, after a bunch of errands, dim sum, getting my allergy shots, and then accidentally spraying almost all of a liter of root beer ALL over the kitchen. Jet and I were trying to use my new soda machine to make pop, and made the mistake of mixing the syrup in with the water before carbonation. When Jet started taking it off the machine, it started spraying everywhere. I told him to back off, and I just wrenched it off, and the machine flew away from the bottle, there was so much pressure in there, and the contents of the bottle hit the ceiling, the upper cabinets, the far wall, and a good portion of the floor into the livingroom.

All five of us took a good hour to clean it up, and I had to shower as I was completely drenched. *laughs* It was pretty funny, and everyone was really nice about it.

Today I had fun making two kinds of stuffing, sweet potato casserole, gravy, and mashed potatoes. Isabel took care of the cranberry sauce and helped John with the salad. Other families brought green beans, lasagna, and pumpkin pie and it was a lovely, whole meal. Everyone got good and full and said their thanks for all kinds of good things, and things ended around 8:30 so I got to call my family and say hi and Happy Thanksgiving. *sighs sated*

Hope everyone else had a good one!! I need to do more journal entries that are just about what I'm thankful for each day. If you have a facebook account, John posted a bunch of pictures from the feast, and I'm cheerfully sharing them there. *laughs*
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Sunny and Dilly could have helped you clean up the kitchen. Just saying...

We were snowed in for a few days and so were late picking up our turkey. We've rescheduled Thanksgiving for Sunday.

The dogs were fascinated by the turkey box even though the contents were still frozen. Sunday afternoon will be interesting.
I'm very sure they could! Fezzik was very happy to help when he was around, too. *laughs* Though I could easily see them licking the floor, the cabinets, the counters... *laughs*

Wow... yeah! Lots of snow! You did all right during it though? Hope that your Sunday Thanksgiving goes well, and that you have a Happy Thanksgiving a few days delayed. *grins*

Hee. I can just imagine that even frozen it must smell like *meat* anyway. *grins*
Whoops! All hands to the pump...

Barring that little soda explosion (That sounds so wrong as I type it), it sounds like a splendid Thanksgiving, and the photos on Facebook looked splendid!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. :)
*giggles far too much* Yes. All hands to the pumps!

It was fun, and everyone had a good time, I think. So I'm thankful.

Thank you very much! It worked out well. :-)