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Giving Thanks

The holidays have always been hard. My husband and I live on the opposite end of the country from my family, so I can’t go to my aunt’s house for Thanksgiving dinner and tell my grandmother how great her turkey and noodles were, or how much I liked the pumpkin pie. I haven’t had thanksgiving dinner with my family since my daughter was born.

She was still on a liquid diet then. Now she has braces and a flat iron. Yeah, it’s been a while and normally it’s no big deal. I call my parents, tell them I love them, wish them a happy turkey day and have a good time talking on the phone with them. After the phone calls, hubby and the kids and I start cooking, mostly hubby cooks and the rest of us watch while we watch some movie or show on TV. Then we’ll play video games until we get tired and we’ll all pass out in a puddle in the family room.… [Read More]