Thanksgiving 2014

Hello & Happy Saturday! Hoping your bellies & hearts are full from a wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded by your family, friends & all of loved ones. 

My family's Thanksgiving couldn't get more traditional, sitting down to enjoy pretty the same spread each year with the exception of a little switch of a side dish or two, and I completely adore this. There's just something about the familiarity of our family traditions that I cherish & look forward to as they arrive year after year. My mom, the sweetest momma ever, makes all of our holidays so special & beautiful, and as corny as it may sound, our home is simply filled with family, the aroma of really, really great food, wine, cakes & cookies and the most important thing of all...hearts full of love & gratitude for all of the many blessings in our lives. 

This week, as I am fighting a serious case of jet lag, (just returning from Austria last Sunday) a cold & PMS, all at once (let me tell you, its been quite the week) I slept in, had a pretty lazy day, sipped on one glass of prosecco just to toast the family & holiday and the big difference on this years Thanksgiving...I skipped dessert so I could hop in the car around 630pm and drive to Raleigh to meet my love & his family and spend half of the weekend here with him. 

A few photos our delicious meal. Hoping your Thanksgiving was as happy as ours! xx

Much Love, 

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Gobble, Gobble!

2 times a year...Thanksgiving & Christmas I thoroughly enjoy this baked Brie and all of its amazingly delicious gooeyness 
Filled with Fig preserves + pecans... mmmm

Butter Beans

squash souffle 
a favorite every year

a new addition to our yummy side dishes...my mom just thought this deliciousness up...
Baked Yukon Gold Potatoes, Cauliflower + a selection of cheeses
YUM