Love and Food in the Big D

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Thanksgiving 2013

If there was one thing to be thankful for.. (you know besides Everleigh, Chad and our overall health and happiness ;) is how incredibly blessed we are to have such wonderful FAMILY!  I love that no matter how much time passes between visits, the minute we get together again, it feels like no time has passed at all.  With technology playing such a huge part in our lives.. FaceTime allowing my parents to be a part of Everleigh's day-to-day life (practically)..  the hundreds of miles between us feels like nothing.  And now that I have such a great little travel buddy, the hour and a half flight back home is a breeze! 

We were sad to leave Dad behind to work the days leading up to (and the days following) Thanksgiving.. but I was glad to get Everleigh back to her cousins for some good 'ol quality chaos.  ;)  

Fair warning.. this post is LONG.. and most of the pictures were from my Iphone... (i.e. pretty crappy quality).. but now that you've been warned.. ENJOY!  ;)  

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! 

Mommy's little expert traveler.  :) 

We may not get to head down to south Texas very often to see my family.. but when we do, it's always a party with these cheeseballs.  :)  Arriving first thing on Wednesday morning, Addie and Everleigh wasted no time making up for lost cousin time.  They absolutely LOVE each other!  
Sweet giggling cousins :)  

Huggin' it out.  :) 

Finally making it to my parents office.. Where Andrew (and Aunt Christi) met us :) 

Hello in there.. :)

Cheeseballs :)

Three Musketeers ;) 

Andrew showing Everleigh his toys.. and Everleigh showing Andrew new tricks.  :) 

Thanksgiving Breakfast the following morning :) 

Damn near impossible to get a picture with ALL THREE looking the same direction.  ;)
Oh but we tried though.. 

Hmmm.. I wonder if I can get my nails down while I'm here.. 
This nail color just isn't working for me.. ;)  


Everleigh...more interested in her pancake.. 

Well.. .they're all looking in the same direction!  

If I don't look at them taking these pictures.. 
maybe they will let me eat my dang pancake in PEACE!   ;)  

Time to take a ride around the house before Thanksgiving lunch!  ;) 

Grandpa... Everleigh's Chauffeur ;) 

Why hello there little cousin.. ;)  


Like how she's holding on to the steering wheel.. ;)  

What the heck, GRANDPA?!  

Almost Turkey time! 

Grandpa playing his version of "peek a boo".. 

She was quite entertained!  ;) 

But caught on quickly.. ;) 

Being silly with Addie :)

Aaaannnd... MORE eating!  

And sharing.. ;) 

And eating some more.. 

With a scrunchy face for good measure.  ;)  


Thanksgiving dinner time tease with Addie's play food.  ;) 

Seriously pooped on our flight back home on Sunday morning.  :) 

That's a WRAP!