A late post but better late than never! We were invited to our very first Thanksgiving a few weeks ago. It was a brilliant night filled with lots of friends and so much yummy food! Good times.
We were each told to bring a dish so with twenty people each bringing something, that means a lot of food! I think our lovely hosts were having leftovers for the rest of the week.
I was feeling a bit ambitious so the Mr and I decided to bring 3 dishes - Mac and Cheese, Pecan Pie and Red Velvet Cupcakes. They all turned out quite well I think! Unfortunately I did end up with a Thanksgiving burn on my hand, my Mac and Cheese turned out a bit too dry for my liking when I reheated it to take with us and I forgot to put in an egg in my first batch of cupcake mixture (yes I know now that it makes a massive difference*) #domesticgoddessfail. Recipe links below for those interested. Mac and Cheese Pecan Plus Pie Red Velvet Cupcakes *luckily the Mr showed off his baking skills by whipping up the s…
Long brunch sessions with good mates hanging out by river front coffee shops always leads to: watching hilarious youtube videos (exhibit A)finding out about awesome and funny new blogs (exhibit B: accidental chinese hipsters!)talking about random stuff we read on wikipedia
I love the internet. I love my friends. I love sundays. oh and the eggs and coffee at toby's estate rocks! x
Thinking back on my week, it has been a bit up and down - it has been a bit long, a bit stressful and I made some mistakes at work that I was disappointed in myself about. But this week also meant hanging out with the ones I love, great chats, book club with the girls, gin and tonics and opening up emails with gorgeous baby scans and exciting baby news. The perfect dose of good old fashioned perspective. Such wonderful happy and glorious times. xx