Thursday, November 27, 2014
I hope that your holiday has been as lovely as mine. Mr. K and I went to a friend's home and spent the day with her family laughing, eating, and just enjoying the company. I brought the squash carrot casserole. I made it with cream of chicken and cream of mushroom soups, adding a generous pile of mushrooms to the standard mix. I topped it with a goodly amount of cornbread dressing and it was really yummy, enjoyed by everyone.
My friend, Mrs. S, had help in the kitchen from her mom who made a luscious stuffing for the turkey and wonderful gravy. The meal was just so good, you could tell because it was so quiet! Dessert was wild blueberry pie, the blueberries from her brother's bushes, pumpkin pie, apple pie, and a gluten free cake that, unfortunately wasn't a hit. All of the desserts were topped with piles of whipped cream. There was, of course, coffee on the side.
The important thing was how lovely the company was, we felt right at home and just like we were part of the family. We finished off the evening by stopping in to see another friend who is just home from the hospital and rehab. I am grateful that she is on the mend. We brought her a plate of food that is going to be three meals for her and she enjoyed the first meal while we were there. Another really pleasant visit and now we rolled home and are happily exhausted.
That's what this holiday is about, being with good friends and family. We are grateful for their love and friendship, the laughter, the fun, the food. Life is a blessing, forget the unimportant stuff, because what is important is the love.
Yours stuffed with blessings,