Sunday, November 23, 2008

Menu Plan Monday *Thanksgiving day off*

Home made chili and cornbread will start the week for we have a lot of little multi- colored chilies.
Cornbread is made with soy milk and cumin is my special ingredient.

A beef steak and some butternut squash steamed home grown snow peas and green beans.

Thanksgiving Day....


Black Angus Steak house
11:00 a.m. reservations.
We and the Elders will attend with the children, and their Paternal Uncle.
We will go to the Grandparents for pie and fellowship afterward.
Grandfather has something up his sleeve for making memories with the kids.

I will offer up the gratitude for a peaceful day with my family.
Stress free.

Turkey pardon

The Turkey meal will follow next week perhaps. Just because everyone loves my gravy.

We will enjoy some homemade chicken soup or left over meat loaf for the ones who would prefer.

The Family will enjoy the warm weather by having a grilled meal and family time together on Saturday.
In the United States:
The immigrants who sailed to this country aboard the Mayflower were basically members of the English Separatist Church (a Puritan sect). They took shelter in Netherlands but soon were disgusted by their lifestyle. They settled in United States with a desire for a better lifestyle. But their beginning was horrendous. The climate was unfavorable and many of them died. But in 1621 they hard turmoil bore fruits for them as there was a huge harvest. They celebrated it with a feast with 91 Indians who had helped them during their harsh times.

Thanksgiving was celebrated after that at irregular intervals until Franklin Roosevelt, had set it one week to the next-to-last Thursday of November in order keeping an eye on commercial benefits as Christmas was nearby. Allegations were brought against this decision, which made the President to move Thanksgiving back to its original date two years later. And in 1941, Thanksgiving was finally sanctioned by Congress as a legal holiday, as the fourth Thursday in November.


JUST A MOM said...

my stupid puter will not let me read your blog very well keeps shutting it down but I did get to see what you are doing for Thanksgiving,, IT IS ABOUT FLIPPING TIME!!!!!!!

Alot going on here I went to Sadona not where you and I went,,, and life has hit my fan here too so alot happening here but not alot to say,,, pray for me,,,,, life changes but I see hope of happiness for my future. I miss you and hope to make it by some day. I just have to line up jobs for my future right now.

love ya keep healthy enjoy your day off after all these years!!!!!

Denise said...

Enjoy your Thanksgiving sweetie, love you.

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