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My Thanksgiving

Finally here are my pics from Thanksgiving!  This year I had lunch with my parents then dinner with my friends.  Despite eating little of each dish and going to the gym in between meals, I stayed super full until the next day!  

Preparing apple slaw

About to bake my macaroni and cheese with broccoli

Bronsen making stuffing for stuffed portobello mushrooms

Part of the stuffing close up

Mixing

Stuffing complete

Stuffed portobello mushrooms

The "healthiest" Thanksgiving meal I've had with my family!  We had no traditional Thanksgiving foods instead we had the foods my fiance and I made, chicken, pancit noodles, and buko pie.

What nice silverware and plates!

Dinnertime 

We of course had a lot of foods and wine for dinner. I remember we had turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Hawaiian bread rolls, Russian foods, vegetables smothered with Velveeta Cheese, and etc.

Homemade pumpkin pie

Russian pastry w/ poppy seeds

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