Thursday, November 28, 2019


I will be spending the afternoon with extended family celebrating one of my favorite holidays. 

My contribution to the meal is a gluten free vegan stuffing. YIKES!! It's a first for me. Who knew you could make an egg out of flax seed and water. I know it now.

If you are interested in the recipe you can find it here.

The weather is beautiful here. Yesterday the temperature topped out in the mid seventies and today it will be in the sixties with lots of sun. 

It is so nice to be here to celebrate with my family. It has been awhile since we spent Thanksgiving together. I have a lot to be thankful for. 

Mom and Sidney four years ago

This is my first Thanksgiving without my mom. I am taking time to remember all of the wonderful Thanksgiving dinners that she prepared for us when I was growing up. I bet she never had gluten free vegan stuffing. (I hope it is half as good as her cornbread stuffing)

I hope that your day is wonderful and that you are able to be with family today if that is what you want. 


  1. Happy Thanksgiving to you Laura. I am excited for you that you will be with your family for this holiday. The firsts of not having that special someone at the table are always the hardest. I hope the memories of all those wonderful Thanksgivings with your mom will be there for you today. That is a beautiful picture of your mom and granddaughter. Happy Thanksgiving.

  2. Happy Thanksgiving, Laura! I am grateful for your blog!

  3. Happy Thanksgiving 🙏🦃🙏Laura! Enjoy the family


  4. Well, I'm sorry this is the first holiday without your mom. But it IS the first holiday Thanksgiving while living where your girls and grandkids are. I'm dining alone because that's how I like it. Will probably take my next door neighbor's grandson, who's in his early 20s, a plate. Grandma is traveling. I don't like to eat with a group of people, which is why I don't go to family functions. The photos are beautiful. Cold and rainy here today.


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