Total Basset Case: Weekend Wrap Up: Mini Thanksgiving

Nov 19, 2012

Weekend Wrap Up: Mini Thanksgiving

Oh hey, Monday.
Here you are again....thank goodness it's a short week!

Friday night the Mister and I had our own little Thanksgiving at home.
Just the 2 of us (well and Floyd of course, he's never far behind) and it was so nice!
And the best part was I didn't have to cook the turkey, it was already done!

See last week at work we had part of a morning news show filmed in our event space/showroom and the chefs made a turkey and some sides.
Well, after we nibbled on a turkey a little at work they were just going to THROW IT AWAY!
What?!
I wouldn't stand for it and decided I would take it home.
I knew Mister would eat it if nothing else.

Mister had the idea that instead of going out on Friday we should have our own little mini Thanksgiving at home and that is what we did!
 I warmed the turkey up in the oven and also made roasted paremesan green beans, skinny garlic mashed potatoes (the Yukon potatoes made these REALLY good) and make over corn casserole (all from Skinnytaste).
 Add to that some wine and cranberry upside down cake for dessert and it was a great (and delicious) evening! 
 Floyd even got to join in on the fun (just for a brief second-this is not normal practice)
 And he got a few licks on a turkey bone.
It was a pretty great Thanksgiving for him too. 
'I really like Thanksgiving'

Saturday morning I went to a spinning class at the gym and it was James Bond themed i.e. James Bond theme songs the entire time...it was interesting...
The rest of the day was spent running errands and crafting with Bethany and Autumn.
More on what we made later :)
While crafting we sipped on some sparkling wine + lemonade + cranberry juice (thank you Pinterest).
I highly recommend this drink.
It is perfect for the holidays.  You should probably have some this week
It was also ideal to have while crafting.

Sunday was spent running errands and buying a few Christmas gifts and some new Christmas decor items.
Better get out the ladder, Mister!
Our outside decorations are being taken up a notch this year.

Linking up with Sami Dana and Leeann.

32 comments:

Katie said...

this is so cute and such a great idea! that food looks delicious!!

Kait said...

Oh em geeeee, I can't stop looking at the photo of Floyd at the table..or the kissing Bassets on top of the stove :)

Pamela said...

So cute!!

Lauren {Stylized Existence} said...

so cute that mister wore a tie!!! and hilarious about your james bond theme spin class.. bahaha

Colby B. said...

Haha I love Floyd face at the table! He is eyeing that food! The corn casserole looks good. I may ad that to our meal!!:) happy early Thanksgiving

Britt @ The Magnolia Pair said...

Umm could this be any cuter? You two are so adorable! I wish would have thought to do this. And that picture with Floyd on the table, I am just dyinggg,precious!!

Kristen said...

Your mini Thanksgiving looked delicious!

frecklesinoureyes.com said...

Floyd at the table is so cute! Love it!

Liz said...

Looks like you guys had a nice weekend! And that sparkling wine cocktail sounds fantastic -- may need to give that try myself!

Yesi said...

Such a romantic dinner! Looks like ya'll had an amazing weekend! Have a great week Hun <3

xo,
yesi

http://formiamiandlove.blogspot.com

Tess said...

OMG you guys are so freaking darling. I love that you did this. The holidays get so hectic that it's so easy to forget to spend a little quality time with your main man! xo

Emily Davis said...

I LOVE the idea of doing a Thanksgiving for two! Might have to steal that idea next year :)

xoxo, Emily
www.mainstreetchic.blogspot.com

Kat@shop.school.sleep. said...

I love, love, love the family picture with Floyd on the table!! solo cute!! And thank you (and Pinterest) for the drink idea. My sister asked what drink I will be contributing to Thanksgiving dinner and Skinnygirl cucumber vodka is not appropriate with family hahaha

Veronica Lee Burns said...

looks delicious! I love your family photo at the dinner table! So cute with floyd in there!

Jen said...

Oh I just love that last pic of Floyd. It looks like he really enjoyed his Thanksgiving meal...ha! I can't wait to see your new craft project!! I totally need to start getting holiday crafty :)

Erin said...

Aw SO fun!! You guys are adorable ;) Def going to check out Skinny taste's corn casserole!!

smk053078 said...

You guys are too cute!! Look how romantic!! And that Floyd, he is something else. Bring on the Christmas decor...make sure to take pictures of your outside too! ;)

Erin said...

Aww this is just too cute. And why exactly does Floyd not sit at the table with you every night?!

Ashley @ its the little things said...

I love this post and especially Floyd! Those sad eyes are so cute!!

Jill said...

Your food looks yummy, and how awesome to do something with just the two of you. Truly a moment of thanks before all the hustle and bustle of the holiday events!

Anne said...

I love that you had your own private Thanksgiving - so cozy and nice. And Floyd - what a hoot.

Also, I wonder if I can go to your Urban Active on my card... I still want to try a spinning class, but those people intimidate me, so I need a buddy ;-)

Lindsey said...

That's so sweet! I love the idea of doing a mini Thanksgiving together! You've inspired me!

Andrea {blonde ambitions} said...

What a great mini-Thanksgiving! I love that Floyd had a great one too :)

Anne said...

What a GREAT idea!!! And Floyd....oh Floyd. Best picture ever.

Flor said...

bahaha! i love that Floyd had to join in on the fun as well.. and i'm sure he loved it!
i can't believe they were going to throw away the food.. crazy.
very cute dinner set up you've got going on there.. looks like your ready to host some thanksgiving dinners in the future :)

Head to Toe Chic said...

I love that you two had your own Thanksgiving!!! That's such a fun idea! I'll have to do that next year :)

xo,
Angela

Krystal said...

it looks so delicious!

The Sweetest Thing said...

oh my stars! I am cracking up - the dog on the table! PRECIOUS!!!!! when you have kids youll have to sit the kid right there and then do another pic and put them side by side :) of course, that cute basset can never be replaced!

Denise Lopatka said...

oh my goodness so cute!!! and your table is set so pretty!

SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph said...

Floyd at the table is awesome! Love your wine cork/pumpkin table gear.

Laura said...

What a great idea!! We had Thanksgiving with our friends the other night and it was so fun! I love how your dog is sitting at the table haha. He is so cute!

Hope you have a great Thanksgiving!

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