12 Days of Christmas – Day 5

It’s Day 5 of our version of the 12 Days of Christmas! Today we are celebrating the family tradition of decorating the Christmas tree. Everything about decorating the Christmas tree is a great memory for me. I loved it as a kid. There was always my mom’s favorite Elvis Christmas music playing on the cassette […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 4

Today, on Day 4 of our version of the 12 Days of Christmas, we are celebrating my dad’s famous homemade Chex Mix. He always had this waiting for us when we arrived and it’s so much better that anything at the grocery store. Eric really loves this day because it’s a food day. 🙂 Maybe […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 3

Lights! Camera! Action! It’s movie day! Get your popcorn and your comfy blanket! Today we celebrate our Christmas tradition of watching movies. Now, I love the Hallmark movies. Eric loves the classics. White Christmas is his favorite. Although I will tell you he also likes the Hallmark movies too. He acts like he doesn’t, but he […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 2

Here we are on Day 2 of Eric and April’s 12 Days of Christmas! Today we are talking about one of my favorite Christmas traditions – Christmas Tea! Each year mom and I (and most of the time my daughter Alaine) would head to Laura’s Tea Room in beautiful, historic Ridgeway, SC and enjoy a […]

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My Urgent Care Adventure

No it wasn’t the turkey that sent me to urgent care. I had been putting off going because of this other thing. The Hubby was like, “You need to go.” So after days of saying no I finally said ,”OKKKKKK fine.” Next thing you know I’m #162 sitting in the lobby with dozens of my […]

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I Fulfilled My Turkey Quest

Thanksgiving 2020 is one for the Thomas family record books. The fair Thaddeus Von Turkey was delightful and we slayed the potatoes, vegetables, stuffing and gravy. I’m sure there will be a Hallmark movie made about it. I mean after all, I conquered the beast, saved the family from sheer starvation, and secured my southern […]

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The Best Thing Since Slice Bread

OK OK OK. I interrupt all things turkey cookin’ to share this bit of hilarious awesomeness. Have you seen the “in-bread dog” photos posted all over Instagram? OMG. I don’t know who started this, but I salute the person that did for their sheer creativity and use of household items. Just look at this. You […]

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