Another Thanksgiving under my belt
and another fond memory.
Last year was the year of the
"Great Potato Debacle of 2012".
After leaving one of my boys alone with
a peeler and some potatos..uhm 25lbs..
we ended up with a ridiculous amount
of mashed potatos.
I recommend you know WHERE your kids
AND potatos are at all times.
Twenty five pounds is ALOT of potato.
It seems there is something every year.
One year someone wrapped up my
Mother In Laws baked artichokes and
accidentally shoved them back in the cabinet.
This caused an overwhelming stench and
concern someone had hidden a
dead body in the house until it was uncovered weeks later.
People slept a little better knowing it was just a vegetable...
This year it was a thirty pound turkey
that got everyones attention.
The boys were sure it was a sibling
and pampered it whilst I made room in the fridge.
he was singing to it....softly..
*Turkey for you and turkey for me...*
( Re-enactment by Nan Emmett)
Turkey had other plans.
Since I could barely lift the Bohemeth
my husband did the honors.
Oven shelf BENT and released it's turkey goodness
to the bottom of the oven -
I screamed assuming I'd been shot.
We ended up having to use 3 racks
at once stacking them to keep the poultry in one place
and prevent the town from being smothered.
I tended to other preparations...
...with some help..
The Pomegranite Sangria was really good!
Turkey hung out for awhile....
Six hours and twenty five people later we were eating.
My best friends son walked in the house and dropped the pumpkin pie on the floor.
( I stayed hidden in the kitchen in case I had to call 911)
Really that wasn't the worst of it!
My Brother in law decided to experiment
with the chocolate fountain.
He stuck a dipping stick into the protective outer tube,
lifting it and exposing the flippy motor thingy
Apparently when you do this the fountain
turns into a chocolate machine gun.
He remained unharmed but my best
friend ( uhm...who brought the fountain)
and her son got hit....and hit BAD....
along with the floor, walls, bar and curtains.
It was sort of like this.
Oy...luckily I maintained my composure...
....and if you made it this far into the story you deserve something.
How about a Cyber Monday coupon?
20% off in either store?
...and this could be yours!
Happy Cyber Monday Friends!