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Thanksgiving 2011

This Thanksgiving felt more like it was spring versus the fall. We had awesome weather which was great because we did lots of traveling.

We started that Wednesday off by dropping off Cameron at the sitter's and heading to the movies with Alex. Scott and I were excited to see the new Muppets movie and were using our toddler as an excuse, lol. The movie was great and brought back so many memories from our childhoods. I can't even describe the feelings and emotions when you get to see your child enjoy something that you enjoyed as a child too. It just feels like things come full circle. The Rainbow Connection gets me every time.

Later that day we picked up Cameron and headed to WV to visit with the Grandma's. We had a relaxing time and as always, some good food. We had two meals at Thanksgiving (so much to be thankful for!) with some more extended family too.

I was lured in my Scott's cousins to make the drive out later that night to do some Black Friday shopping. They didn't have to twist my arm too much, I love to hunt down a good bargain and play elf.  I was out pretty late, er, should I say early and then we were off to have another meal Friday with my side of the family.

The weekend was topped off with Scott and I going to see Les Misérables on Sunday. This was my birthday gift from Scott and it was such a nice treat. Scott had never been to the theater (spoken in my snooty English accent), but he was a very good sport about the whole thing.  We always love having the opportunity to get out with just the two of us.

It was a very whirlwind weekend, but again so many blessings to be thankful for. We were so happy to have time spent with family and safe travels.


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