What’s on our Thanksgiving Menu

Hey everyone!!  We are quickly coming up to Thanksgiving week like tomorrow!!  I can’t believe it’s here already.  I know this year may not be like last year’s festivities due to the circumstances with RONA, but whether you’re celebrating with just a few family members or a group of 10, be as safe as you can – that is all we can do.

This year we are headed to Houston and having Thanksgiving dinner at my brother’s house.  Their house is located on the outskirts of Houston in a sub-city called Rosharon (total countryside).  It’s about a 45-minute drive from our hotel which isn’t bad at all.  We usually stay in an Airbnb but this time were are trying our luck and staying in a nice hotel/suite in the city.  I have always loved the energy of the city and the short walks to many different places for coffee, lunch, dinner, or shopping.  It can be a lot of fun!

Since I moved to Florida, I’ve tried to keep in touch with my family as much as possible.  The years go so fast, and by the time you know it the kids have school, jobs, cheerleading, volunteering commitments on top of all of our adult stuff and it makes it really challenging to travel.  So when the holidays come around I get super excited to plan my trip to Texas to see all of my family.  I’m thinking next year, they should plan a trip to Fort Myers.  Yes???

For all of our supplies for any holiday, my family chooses Walmart as our go-to spot to shop.  I love how Walmart has everything at your fingertips, organized in categories for each holiday, and so affordable.  I mean c’mon, cranberry sauce, $1.50 + cornbread stuffing, $2.50!!  You can’t beat those prices.

Our Thanksgiving menu for 2020

  • Turkey and Cranberry Sauce – I love the canned version here! 
  • Honey Baked Ham with Brown Sugar-Honey Glaze
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Luby’s Mac’n’Cheese (sooo good!! Find that recipe here)
  • Cornbread Stuffing
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Pecan Pie

I asked my mom for her cornbread stuffing recipe to share with you and she was thrilled!  It’s my fav because there’s so much flavor + it’s moist, not dry!!  I’m most excited for it over actual turkey.  Can you believe it???  Here ya go…

Mom’s Cornbread Stuffing

Ingredients

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  •   cream of chicken soup
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  •   poultry seasoning
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  •   pepper

  
My next post will be keto recipes!!  Todd is doing the keto diet and it is going so well for him, he has lost 20lbs in two months.  He still wants to say on track so we will be adding a few keto-friendly sides.
I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving and if you have any questions about this recipe shoot them my way.
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Here is another Thanksgiving-related post you’d like here.

 

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