This was my first year to host Thanksgiving for the Ransoms. Usually my mother in law has hosted, but this year it was at my place. Thankfully, we do potluck so I wasn’t cooking every single dish. But I had never cooked a turkey before so I was pretty stressed that I would give everyone food poisoning and salmonella.
Wednesday, we made apple pie. The kids wanted to help with the dough.
And the glorious bird…. Thankfully it was cooked all the way through. No one got sick. And it even tasted good. Thanks to my sister Meg who walked me through it and told me how to do it all. Of course getting up at 5 AM about killed me and I hate nightmares all night about forgetting to start the turkey, so hopefully someone else will host next year.
Some family shots….
James’ brother Mark wasn’t there. So this isn’t all of the grandkids. Not sure they will all fit anymore.
The siblings and spouses minus a few sets.
We barely squeezed into the front room. But it was lovely to have all the adults at one table.