Good morning! Well, tomorrow is the day. The day when many of us will perhaps prepare, season, baste, slice, enjoy, and then package up a turkey. Every year, as our family sits down to enjoy the turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes all smothered in glistening gravy, we comment on the fact that we should and could make this meal other times during the year. We prepare some version of it at times, a chicken breast in the crockpot with some Hungry Jack mashed potatoes, a roasted chicken with Stove Top stuffing and doctored-up Heinz gravy, but we save the real thing for this one day in November. Tradition, I suppose. Whatever it is, I am looking forward to it. To all of it. And perhaps even more so, the leftovers!
I hope you all enjoy this Thanksgiving Day the way you like. Your day may not look like the pictures in magazines or the ones posted on Instagram. Maybe you carve the turkey in the kitchen and leave the gravy in a pot on the stove. Perhaps you don't dress in fancy clothes or forget the cranberry sauce that no one ever eats. It's ok. The only image of this day that matters is the one you create and hold in your heart. And who wants to clean a gravy boat anyway?!?
Have a blessed Thanksgiving Day, my friends. Enjoy and relax, for the holiday season has begun! And before you know it, these busy, exciting, festive days will be over and stored as memories in our hearts.