Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Turkey Coma…..Can’t Think Of Title….

Happy errr…..Tuesday everyone! Another long weekend that passed by WAY too fast! Bare with me with any mistakes while writing this, I’m still in a self induced Turkey Coma.

The weekend started out on Friday night with date night “a la” Lindsay and Ryan. I had been looking forward to this date night for a year or so, which is when we had bought the tickets!

Well, of course this date that I was looking forward to quickly turned into a disaster date! It all started that afternoon when Ryan ended up having to work late. Between him being late, me just waking up from a nap, we were both on edge and both grumpy….not a good combination!

We showed up at the Centrum 2 hours till show time. Not ONE restaurant was available for us to eat at….not one! So, we decided to go ahead to the arena and grab a bite at one of the two restaurants there. We had lots of time so we didn’t mind waiting for a table.

I had assumed parking at the arena was $10, which is what it had been the last time I was there. Turns out it is now $11. With only $10.60 to our name the nice parking attendant let us go through anyways. I felt terrible.

Both restaurants had an hour and half wait time so we were stuck. Already parked and starving. We decided instead, let’ go grab a slice of pizza from inside, take our seats and visit. We get into the arena and the gates don’t open for another 40 minutes. AHHH!!!

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That pizza tasted SOOO good when we finally got it!

The Cirque Du Soleil that we went to see was Michael Jackson, Immortal World Tour and it was AMAZING! It was so much better then the normal Cirque Du Soleil show. It was like the Cirque and a Michael Jackson concert all mixed together! Highly recommended for ANYONE to see it!

Saturday morning I was up early to make some fresh homemade buns for turkey dinner and my brother’s and his wife’s!

It was fun playing with the kid’s and visiting with Holly’s family! Not to mention the whole meal was AMAZING! A couple games of euchre ended the afternoon off right!

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Saturday evening Ryan and I curled up to watch The Leafs vs. Sens hockey game where my team, The Leafs, did me proud and won me some bathroom cleaning from Ryan and a supper date with Jilly! :-)

Sunday morning I was up early again to get a head start on more buns for turkey dinner with Ryan’s family that night!

First it was off to church where I got to sit and enjoy the service as well as the amazing decorations that all the church ladies get together and do at Thanksgiving time!

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After church I laid down for a wonderful Sunday afternoon cat nap! One of my most favorite things in the whole world!

Ryan woke me up and I finished the buns and then we headed to his parents house for a visit with everyone!! I SOOO love his family and feel so comfortable around them all!

After supper I was surprised by a birthday cake for me and Ryan’s stepbrother Kyle!

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(Thanks for the pictures Melissa)

Monday was a busy day filled with helping friends Shawn and Vee out with some yard work but we got a great visit in!

I am amazed that I was able to write all that considering how busy the weekend was and I am so filled to the top with turkey! Besides turkey I love thanksgiving because Ryan and I get to visit with so much family all at one and we really gain an appreciation for what we are truly thankful for, each other and family/friends!

What are you thankful for?

Have a great day!



  1. Great post, Lindsay. My church family is what I am grateful for, and our young women's blogs. Since you were at church and didn't sleep through my sermon you heard my list!

  2. Hi Nancy,

    Actually I did miss your sermon because I was downstairs with Faith. What is your list?

  3. I so need to learn what this game, euchre, is all about... one of my friends in Kentucky has told me about it for YEARS and she's even been in tourney's with it...

    And happy late Thanksgiving!