Tag: thanksgiving

Whatever Makes You Happy

This is a re-post from a couple of years ago - I thought it was a good time to remind people of this. Remember to find some time to relax this week. :)  I read a fantastic post a couple of years ago by Jennifer Powell about celebrating something when YOU want to - not when the calendar says you HAVE to. (Moveable Feast) I really feel like I can do this now without feeling guilty. Happy  My husband and I have rescheduled celebrations in the past because we haven't had a choice and always felt it was a let down to people. Not to mention…

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The Ugly Pumpkin

I was at the grocery store recently and of course there are pumpkins everywhere. It doesn't matter where you look this week you can't miss them. It must have been a good year for pumpkins. There's all sorts of different colours and varieties these days - even at the boring old grocery store they've spiced things up and have a few interesting varieties. Yesterday I saw orange, green, white and pink. But this post is about the ugliest pumpkin I've ever seen. It was called a peanut pumpkin. To me it looked like something had gone terribly wrong on the…

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Thankful Life

It's the weekend in Canada when we stop and appreciate everything we are grateful for. I am grateful for many things including, but not limited to: 1. Health I am alive, I can still love, play, work. I have what so many don't. I read an amazing, profound quote recently that said:   2. My Family Hubs and Things 1&2   3. My furbabies Monty and Mazey   4. The internet My internet is not blocked, or restricted and I cannot be arrested for using it in this country, unlike others elsewhere.   5. Canada I love this country. It is…

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How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey

(Not sure who wrote this but it's too funny not to share) STEP 1: GO BUY A TURKEY STEP 2: TAKE A DRINK OF WHISKEY (SCOTCH) STEP 3: PUT TURKEY IN THE OVEN STEP 4: TAKE ANOTHER 2 DRINKS OF WHISKEY STEP 5: SET THE DEGREE AT 375 OVENS STEP 6: TAKE 3 MORE WHISKEYS OF DRINK STEP 7: TURN OVEN THE ON STEP 8: TAKE 4 WHISKS OF DRINKY STEP 9: TURK THE BASTEY STEP 10: WHISKEY ANOTHER BOTTLE OF GET STEP 11: STICK A TURKEY IN THE THERMOMETER STEP 12: GLASS YOURSELF A POUR OF WHISKEY STEP 13:…

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