So Thanksgiving went very well. I did cook a turkey, but for the second year in a row I abstained from eating it. I’m not 100% vegetarian (I still cheat) but I will get there at some point. We had some of Leif’s family and my brother, but it was pretty small and low key. Leif and I both watched our portions this year, so I didn’t overstuff myself.
But having heard horror stories of family tensions, I am pretty grateful that it’s never a big fear or issue in either of our families. I rarely see my parents on Thanksgiving, they prefer to visit at less stressful times, but I did call them. And when Leif’s mom comes over, she always helps to clean up afterward, bonus. Though we were pretty busy today, things went fairly smoothly.