Sorry I haven't written in a while (thanks to Lizzy for the
Now that I've had some time to catch my breath and catch up on my work, I figured I'd catch you up on what I've been up to.
It started with a lovely Thanksgiving with my family.....
(Note my 92 year old grandpa passed out at the head of the table in the background. I love it!)
And here, we have a lovely shot of my deliciously packed
Featured: In counter clockwise order, a toasted pecan roll from Cheryl Anne's bakery, delicious white meat turkey (yeah...thats skin you see, so sue me), spiced butternut squash, roasted fennel and mint salad, my uncle's delicious homemade cranberry sauce, and there's some stuffing hiding somewhere. YUM!
Thanksgiving dinner was great. I love spending time with my family, eating massive amounts of food, and sitting in front of the TV watching football (this year, the Pats!).
After dinner, we settled into our food comas and
Later in the week, once my jeans started to fit again, I hung out with some high school friends and spend some quality time with my boyfriend who was home from LA for the holiday's. I made my first trip to Frog Pond on Boston Common for some ice skating (so cheesy, I know).
All in all it was a great holiday. Now, back to the grind. I've yet to go food shopping for the week but I'm hoping I get out of work with enough time to make a trip to the store tonight. I promise I'll be back in action cooking up