My 1st Thanksgiving (Picnic)

I hope everyone had a great holiday. This was a great day for me I hosted my very 1st Thanksgiving! Oh my God I am becoming an adult.  Intially I was bummed out because I knew I wasn’t going to be able to visit my family because of work and this would be my 2nd year in a row missing out. Luckily, I have an awesome family and they visited me from Connecticut.

I wanted to show my appreciation and make them feel special, turn their dinner into an experience. The catch? I don’t have a table. Yes you read that correctly.  We used to have a large coffee table but the glass to it broke and we (my roommates and I) haven’t replaced it.  The only way to solve this is to have a picnic!

I think picnics are fun even romantic damnit!

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Where is the table? Uhhhhh…ummm…about that.

No table? No problem! Here are some pictures from the festivities.

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Doing some prep work from the night before yummm graham cracker crust.

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The outcome… Cranberry white chocolate cheesecake!

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My mommy…Isn’t she beautiful?

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“The Spread.”

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“Candied Yam” Ice Cream Sandwiches.

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We even had matching mason jar glassware and  DIY Napkins rings. White grape juice #FauxFancy.

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My “cici” (sister) I caught her off guard.

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Funny faces. Me and my baby brother.

Had a great time and much to be thankful for. Lessons learned: tables are overrated, all you need is food and family but I will have one next year.

How was your Thanksgiving? Did you have a table? What was on it?

~A.V.