Thanksgiving at my house was definitely not your average Thanksgiving this year.
Here is the crazy timeline (with pictures of the desserts I made):
Friday (before Thanksgiving)- we closed on our new house, ran to Thanksgiving lunches at our kids’ school, and moved some stuff into the house. We made a few more trips Saturday through Monday, while we kept packing.
Tuesday- the moving company spent 14 hours moving only our furniture in (my husband had already moved all the boxes himself). Yes, 5 guys and 14 hours. No, we don’t have THAT much furniture. Yeah, I was shocked too.
By 11pm, I nearly passed out from exhaustion, and I wasn’t even lifting anything!
Wednesday- cleaned up the rental house. Ran around unpacking stuff at the new house. We found the turkey pan!! Had to run out to buy Corningware to cook Thanksgiving dinner because we couldn’t find it in the boxes.
Thanksgiving day!!!- We didn’t have all the right baking dishes, no china, no good glasses, no serving plates, no good silverware, etc. We also had a new convection oven we had to figure out how to use…
No, we couldn’t go out to eat– and I definitely couldn’t buy the desserts.
That would’ve been way too easy.
And somehow we managed to cook a full Thanksgiving dinner.
Dinner consisted of turkey, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, stuffing, asparagus, mashed potatoes, corn, bulgur wheat with cranberries, cornbread, rolls, and cranberry sauce. And the 4 desserts pictured above.
I guess that wasn’t too bad considering the circumstances! :)