Thanksgiving Day

1:00am: Received a phone call from my brother, Jimmy.

7:30am: Prepping with Greg, Grace and Quinn.

1:00pm: Greg said grace for the entire family.

1:10am: We all toasted in celebration of our growing family.

1:15pm: Witnessed my mom shedding a tear, as she shifted the subject from Jimmy to thank us all for being present.

1:16pm: Looked down and squeezed Greg's hand.

4:30pm: My dad was napping.

4:45pm: My father-in-law and Steven discussed about life choices.

5:00pm: My mom and mother-in-law laughing in the bedroom.

7:00pm: Worked on my school project.

11:00pm: Looked up to see Greg sleeping on the couch to keep me company while I was working.

This year, I am thankful for all of these moments, enabling me to be mindful and present. I am grateful for...

knowing Jimmy is safe...
my husband...
my family...
my friends...
and life...

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Fresh Green Bean & Fried Onion Casserole
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Sweet Potato Casserole
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Smoked Sausage Stuffing
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Spam Musubi
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Parmesan Tilapia
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Spinach Artichoke Dip
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Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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Jiffy Cornbread
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Sauteed Tails
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Cranberry Jello
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Brined Turkey
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Banana Cream Pie
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Jello Cake
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Mama Lontok & Mama Vu
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