Our Thanksgiving 2016

Our Thanksgiving this year was lovely, as always! Being born & raised in the US, I have continued to celebrate Thanksgiving after moving to Ireland ten years ago. Each year we have different members of my husband’s family join us.

I had a few people ask me to write more about my Thanksgivings in Ireland so here we go! Thanksgiving is always fourth Thursday in November. The date changes but it’s always on a Thursday. Because of that, it’s a regular day here with my husband at work & kids at school. I spend the day cooking & preparing for visitors. Being honest, I actually start the day before!

I love hosting dinner parties & Thanksgiving is one of my favorite dinners to host, right up there with Christmas. Setting the table is my favorite part of all! Here is this year’s table (I took out a few Christmas ornaments for the mantle)…