weeknight thanksgiving | for real

Last year I hosted my first Thanksgiving.  With so many family members nearby it's always fallen to someone older, wiser, more pulled together than me.  I could only fool them for so long.  

I insisted Mr. Hedin take a picture of me with my first ever actual Thanksgiving turkey.  This sums it up perfectly - a little blurry, barefoot, in my front hall next to the turkey my seven year old made out of grocery bags.  I love this picture.  

This is what Thanksgiving should be about.  Fun, family, and not totally perfect.  Are you hosting this year?  Host it for real.  

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