Thanksgiving Weekend in Photos

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I know I did: it was a lot of work, but spending time with family made it all worth it. Plus, we’ve had leftovers for days—which made dinner much easier on Saturday and Sunday while we put up all our Christmas decorations. Here are some snapshots I’d like to share.

Our Thanksgiving Table
We tried to keep it classy with a white and gold theme, and a floral centerpiece that mom bought to use as part of a new Thanksgiving tradition.
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Thanksgiving Dinner
A slideshow of some of the bountiful food we were blessed to have this holiday, including a 27-pound turkey, lasagna, corned beef, and at least a dozen sides.

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Family Photo
I love everyone in this picture so much!
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Dessert
I baked a pumpkin pie with maple whipped cream, a chocolate fudge pie, and a few mini pies. We also had sugar cookie cheesecake from my brother’s girlfriend and snowball cookies from my mom—both were delicious!

Christmas Time!
As is tradition in the Doka household, we spent the weekend after Thanksgiving changing our dining room decor from fall to winter:
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And putting up our Christmas tree:
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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas…

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We’re working hard at work to get the February issue out the door, so I’ll save my lengthier posts for next week. For now, a photo tour of what the start of the holiday season looks like in this little nook of the world!

First, our dining room and our bathroom, which have both gone red and green…

We hung our cute Mickey & Minnie stockings in the living room (can you see we have a Disney theme going on? That’s Dale in our table centerpiece, not to mention the cookie jar and Advent calendars nearby.)

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And, of course, here’s a before and after of our tree!

Last weekend we spent some time in the city taking in the holiday decorations. Here’s a glimpse at the ones we saw at Saks Fifth Avenue:

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And finally, the Rockefeller Center tree…

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Oh, and how could I not include this cute picture of Todd dressed up as an elf during our Black Friday shopping trip?

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Have the holidays come to your neck of the woods? Share some pics; I’d love to see!