Posted by Sarah & Joel:
We hosted a successful Thanksgiving weekend with our friends coming from the North and South to relax and renew spirits with convivial festivities. Our first attempt to roast a wine & herb braised turkey (a whopping 20 pounder!) was a rousing success, and it was proclaimed by all to be the most succulent bird to ever cross their lips. We had three kinds of baked desserts, a plethora of sides, excellent wine, and a general feeling of goodwill towards mankind.
The finished piece before devouring
Mandy, Cleo (the dog), Christy & Nathan ->
hang out on the couch after a satisfying meal.
<-We also went to find a Christmas tree for the apartment. Its 12.5 foot ceilings are a perfect height to house a festive pine for the holidays. Armed with a permit, a couple of saws, and a picnic, we set out on an intrepid adventure to find the perfect tree.
What we did cut down, however, was more of a beanstalk than a Christmas tree. But that’s what you get for $10 in the wilderness.