Happy Fake Thanksgiving

November 11, 2012

in Life Lessons

Happy ThanksgivingSean and I do not have our children for Thanksgiving this year. Since it is Sean’s favorite holiday, we decided to have a Thanksgiving dinner early with our kids. We will still be spending the real holiday with friends and family so yesterday’s dinner was a bonus for us all. It also gave us an extra day to focus on being thankful.

Here are a few things I was thankful for on Fake Thanksgiving:

  • The mutual friend who took a chance playing matchmaker by introducing me to Sean.
  • Our five wonderful children and a bonus young woman who is dating Sean’s oldest son.
  • Having my mother finally meet this special man in my life.
  • Gluten-free pumpkin pie.

What are you thankful for today? 

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Sean November 11, 2012 at 10:16 am

I’m thankful for my amazing kids. I’m thankful for loving friends in my life. I’m thankful for a new relationship with a brilliant woman who enriches my life every day. I’m thankful for the delicious meals I get to cook or help cook with my girlfriend. I’m thankful for Thanksgivings, whether they’re called fake or not. Thanks Kelly for this post!


Naked Girl in a Dress November 11, 2012 at 10:34 am

I am so thankful for you too, Sean. What a lucky gal I am. :)


Corey Feldman November 14, 2012 at 11:23 am

As always, my kids
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Naked Girl in a Dress November 14, 2012 at 1:14 pm

They bring so much to our lives, don’t they? Joy, wisdom, a new perspective.


Matthew November 14, 2012 at 4:27 pm

I am moving towards a blended family with five kids. You give me hope that it can work.
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Naked Girl in a Dress November 15, 2012 at 10:44 am

Oh, that’s wonderful news Matthew! Best of luck as you work towards blending a new family. Sean and I are blessed with kids who genuinely like each other as well as the new adult in their lives. We are a happy “family.”


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