Thanksgiving 2015

Hi Hi, loves! Hope everyone had a wonderful Turkey Day, surrounded by all your loved ones, filling your bellies with yummy food & taking a moment to give thanks for all things good - from big to small - in your life. I cannot believe the holiday season is upon us and 2015 is nearly over! I have so much to be thankful for this year and feel so blessed to have my health & a life filled with an abundance of love & happiness! 
I had a super low-key & relaxing day that started with a little pre-turkey yoga and then headed straight to my parents house to spend the day with the fam. Dinner was delicious as always, full of all the yummy dishes I look forward to eating every year!

I'm happy to be here in Raleigh with Adam and his family to spend the rest of the holiday weekend!!
You can follow along on my current social media obsession, snapchat, @ laurenschwaiger 
Happy Saturday, lots of love & enjoy this beautiful weekend!! xx

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my sister brought over these lovely lilies 

just a bit of apps...
mom's amazing pate with cheese & gherkins + roasted red peppers

creamed spinach...
so yummy but I actually didn't have any. the last time I ate it the cream/dairy really upset my stomach so I took a pass on it this year. 

cauliflower & potato au gratin 

3 bean salad 

Butternut Squash Soufflé ... OMG

mom's stuffing -- so amazing. Could seriously eat this as my entire meal! 

these turkey cookies are just too cute!! mom makes them for my niece & nephew every year. 

aaaand mom also made this ridiculous pumpkin praline cheesecake with a caramel sauce. eek!!