thanksgiving recap

This year we stayed home for Thanksgiving, and Aunt Leanne came down20131202-094431.jpg](GHOST_URL/content/images/2013/12/20131202-094431.jpg)

We’ve stayed home for Thanksgiving once before, but didn’t cook. This year we decided it was time for a smoked tu_DSC064612/DSC0646-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2013/12/DSC0646.jpg)

In addition to the turkey we had a bunch of sides – mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, yeast rolls_DSC065112/DSC0651-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2013/12/DSC0651.jpg)

Our table wasn’t here yet, so I used _DSC064812/DSC0648-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2013/12/DSC0648.jpg)

We couldn’t have Thanksgiving without pies! I’m not a pie maker, so these were totally experimental… but also turned out AMAZING. My first ever pecan pie and chocola_DSC064412/DSC0644-1024x680.jpg)](/content/imagesIMG_01742/IMG_0174-764x1024.jpg)](/content/images/2013/12/IMG_0174.jpg)

Overall our Thanksgiving was quite a success…. and that turkey made the most delicious turkey salad.