Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012!

We did Thanksgiving with just  our little family this year and it was so fun!  The day before Daci and I made our pies.  We made pumpkin (my favorite) and banana cream (Rick's favorite).

My little sous chef
Ready to go in the oven!

She loved lining the bottom with the bananas

Thanksgiving was very low key and relaxing.  We played with the babies when we woke up and then when they went down for their first nap, Rick, Daci and I did a gratitude thanksgiving craft.  We each got five feathers and we wrote down the things we were grateful for.  Daci drew pictures of what she was grateful for.  Once we finished, we attached the feathers to an empty toilet paper roll and added eyes, a beak and a gobbler :)

Daci was grateful for her home, her mom and dad, church, the park, and food

I did the feathers on the left side too low :-/

After the babies' naps Rick played with them while I made food!

They have so much fun with him

Rick tried to play with Liv by herself and Street got pretty jealous/mad :)

So Rick gave him some alone time too :)
Working on the gluten free biscuits

Daci and dad snuggled up watching a movie . Daci was so over pictures by this point :)

All ready to eat! "Quit taking pictures, Mom! We are hungry!"

Rick didn't want the traditional turkey and mashed potatoes this year.  He requested his favorite meal...ham with cherry sauce, funeral potatoes and brussel sprouts.  I made gluten free biscuits and they were a flop...but the kids enjoyed them :)  I also had to make our Pedersen Traditional Slush. MMMM!
Street going to town on his biscuit

Daci with her food

Liv lovin' her grub too

Me with the meal I slaved over ;)


Carly and Micah came over for pie after their meal

Street liked hanging out on dad's shoulders

We set up the camera to get a family pic....this is the best we could get :)

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving full of family, fun and food!


Karen Pedersen said...

I'm so proud of the awesome wife and mommy that you are!

M. M. McCoy said...
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M. M. McCoy said...

Sorry, don't know what happened with that other comment! Anyway, that looks like so much fun to celebrate with just your own little fam, we need to do that one year for sure! And don't feel bad about the biscuits, it seems like something always has to be a flop. Usually it's the pie for me.

Chelsea and Michael said...

It looks delicious! Glad you had so much fun with your cutte little fam!

Sophie said...

Looked like such a fun feast! I can't wait to see you guys! December can't come fast enough!

Liz Smith said...

you guys are so so cute! i love your family. looks like the perfect holiday.