So by Sunday night we were back on the South Beach bandwagon and by this morning all the bad-for-us leftover yumminess had either been packed away in the freezer to be pulled out at a later date (spreading the
On Wednesday afternoon, I was covered in flour and was facing a bunch of these balls of butter cookie dough - my great grandmother's recipe!
These old family cookie cutters were standing at the ready...
And although I'm not Martha Stewart, I still like pretty cookies, which is how I found myself still up at 12:27 on Thanksgiving morning with a bag of icing...
...with these being some of the final results.
After hitting the hay for a few hours, I was back up making breakfast - cinnamon-rolls-from-a-can turned into cute turkeys (a la Jessica over at Life as MOM).
Around 12:30 we finally headed over to my folk's house where my 6'3" hubby donned one of the aprons of my 5" mother and started slicing away at the turkey. One more reason I love the man and count him among my top blessings!
Lest you think I only made cookies for the day, I also brought my yummy carrot souffle (don't knock it until you try it!) and green bean casserole. Throw in lots of laughter, good conversation, 70-degree weather (in the mountains of E. TN in NOVEMBER?!), and way too much food, and that pretty much sums up our Thanksgiving. I hope you had a delightful day as well! I'm linking up (late) over at You Capture since this post has so much food in it!