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our thanksgiving part 1

My Thanksgiving started early on Tuesday. At my office we had an early celebration. All of our coworkers came together to make a big feast for all.

(all photos taken by Iphone)

At work we collected canned goods for Second Harvest Food Bank. It is our second year collecting. Second Harvest is an organization that helps feed low income families around the country. Every little bit helps.  

I made egg rolls for our office Thanksgiving lunch. These are popular at my office!

I got in the Thanksgiving spirit watching a classic, Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.

I love when all of my family is home. Everyone came to grandma's house for Thanksgiving. Although we did miss our other boys( Edward, Ike, Ben, Chris, & Kit) , some were able to make it home.

My little cousin was able to spend this holiday with us. This year she spent time with her dad's side of the family - us. I am very thankful she spent it here with us this year!

Som came in from Fort Bragg. He is in the army and has done two tours. We are thankful to have him home and spend this year with us!

The next morning we woke up early to shop on Black Friday. Black Friday is when retail stores have huge sales and discounts in their store. It can be quite overwhelming and frustrating. However, you do purchase many things for a great deal!

I had to have my coffee. The best way to start the morning is with peppermint mocha!

My sweet fiance purchased this beautiful peplum dress for me! I can't wait to wear it somewhere nice. In case you were curious, I was playing around with photo frames on my phone.

Thanks for reading! I took photos of Thanksgiving with my dslr camera and will post those up in the next day or so. These photos from from the Iphone.


  1. Glad to read that you had a nice Thanksgiving. Great pics! =)

  2. wow what a wonderful thanksgiving you had!!! xO!

  3. Oh my gosh.... all these food is gonna make me hungry again!
    Great photos....

  4. Hi Lisa,

    So happy you had a great Thanksgiving with family.
    Beautiful pictures.
    Love, Joann

  5. looove thanksgiving! its always so much fun! yours looks like it was amazing!


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