happy thanksgiving

thanksgiving day is tomorrow and we are having family and friends over from both far and near. hubby is preparing a dish or two.  it is very easy for him to get carried away in the kitchen as he loves to cook so i always remind him that it is potluck; friends are bringing their favorite dish, too.

we will miss our daughter and son-in-law who are celebrating thanksgiving in their new home.  but we will join them for christmas which we are all very much looking forward to.  i may be counting the days now but i’m relishing each holiday.  tomorrow, we will enjoy thanksgiving day.

it will be a quiet and intimate gathering, ever grateful as we reflect on God’s goodness and providence.  his blessings abound.  his love endures forever.  and for those who are mourning, we will keep them in our prayers and continue to hope for love and peace.

wishing you and your loved ones happy thanksgiving!

mallard lake

mallard lake

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22 Responses to happy thanksgiving

  1. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones, Lola. I like the idea of Pot Luck. 🙂

  2. Sue Slaght says:

    Wishing you every happiness Lola!

  3. Amy says:

    Enjoy the gathering! 🙂 Happy Thanksgiving, Lola!

  4. Mabel Kwong says:

    Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy the time with your family and loved ones 🙂 Sounds like everyone will get a good feed 🙂

  5. hungrydai says:

    Wonderful blog, Wilma. Wishing you a great day and watch those calories

  6. prior2001 says:

    Happy thanksgiving to you too – such a lovely post – and what’s turning point when children have their own home and things Change 💗- and now i have this song in my head “his love endures forever….”

    • lolaWi says:

      Thank you so much Yvette! Hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving too! 😀

      • prior2001 says:

        Yes – it was close to perfect – even tho I prefer to be with family – we just had to stop traveling (too stressful I airports or turnpikes) and so Just content to do it our way – and was able to go to hot yoga that morning and just nice –

  7. nowathome says:

    beautiful photo, Lola! Happy thanksgiving!

  8. ventisqueras says:

    in Italia non abbiamo la festa del ringraziamento e i poveri tacchini se la possono prendere comoda prima di essere cucinati! Fosse per me non sarebbero mai cucinati ,io voglio troppo bene agli animali, uffi! capisco che la vostra è una stupenda ricorrenza e ti auguro che tu l’abbia potuta trascorrere in letizia e serenità
    un amichevole abbraccio!

    • lolaWi says:

      we had traditional Filipino food this thanksgiving, no turkey 🙂 thank you so much for visiting and commenting Ventis! have a wonderful holiday with much love, peace and joy! a friendly hug back to you as well! 🙂

  9. Vivien says:

    It was a fun, wonderful thanksgiving dinner with friends sharing camaraderie!!

  10. Leya says:

    I hope you had a wonderful time with friends and relatives! We do not celebrate this in Sweden.

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