I’m ready for these thankful posts to be done on Facebook. I think people were supposed to go the whole month, but most of mine are already over it. It’s a reach when you’re saying you are thankful for apple pie and coffee and naps and that your kids didn’t kill one another because of a 15 hour car trip. I mean, duh we all know that. It’s also too much when you write an essay each day, it makes me think you’re trying to talk yourself into feeling thankful about making beds or doing laundry. I am not thankful for those things to be honest, if you didn’t have to do those things, THEN you should feel thankful.
I think the whole thing is bullshit and you should be happy and thankful for the good in your life most days without clogging up my Facebook feed.
One thing I am thankful for? My Buckeyes beat that school up north. The best thing about this is, I can finally go back to road tripping to Ann Arbor for shopping now that football season is over. It’s the end to my own little embargo.
Thanksgiving was typical.
By three o’clock I was googling how to remove gravy from my gravy covered boobs, Tate had sweet potatoes in her hair, and we were rock paper scissoring who would tell Finn he needed to take a nap.
The kids had a bottle of sparkling apple juice and real wine glasses so they were big time. The food was great as usual except I think I screwed up my Meme’s stuffing, I blamed the old lady though so it’s fine. Let’s all pray she doesn’t kick the bucket before next year because I can not be responsible for doing it on my own. Finnegan got up on a chair in front of all sixteen of us to deliver the prayer, he called everyone to order with his duck call. This is apparently how we do it in crazy town.
Round two at Dave’s peeps’, we didn’t even make it to dessert before mutiny was declared and we packed up the car to put the beasts in bed. Too much excitement and too little sleep.
I went out on Black Friday, my cousins were here from Chicago and went with us… Morgan was dancing in H&M and I made her pose in her pajama pants with the half naked Abercrombie model just so I could send the pic to my aunt. Ah to be twelve again and out at two in the morning hopped up on soda.
I would like it noted that we waited until midnight to go because seriously, it’s crap this opening on Thanksgiving thing. The fun is being sucked out. The ads now come out a month in advance, the secret and mystery of opening that paper on Thursday morning and circling all of the deals before you with a sharpie. Now we’re opening ON Thanksgiving. The deals are even better for cyber Monday, so why trek out in the cold to shop? It makes me sad because black Friday is tradition and now I just feel eh about doing it next year.
Speaking of shopping there are oodles of stocking stuffers just waiting for you on my Pinterest board if you’re looking for the funnest ideas evah.
What are you hoping for in your stocking?