I like to say I’m organized. In September, I notified the family members (very small group this year) to say my turn to hostess and ask what they would like to bring. Typically, the hostess provides the turkey and drinks.
So my sisters and kids gave me their suggestions. I wrote everything down on THE ENTERTAINMENT PAD organizer, then stapled it to my November calendar. I love how this pad I keeps me on track. So, I am ready.
Or so I thought.
I woke to a Facebook notification from my sister that the place I ordered my smoked turkey from burned down. (Extremely sad for the family. Their whole season is gone.) I had a moment of panic. And why you ask? Here’s my confession: I’ve never cooked a turkey, EXCEPT my husband has cooked turducken-a roll of chicken, wrapped in duck, wrapped in turkey, and stuffed with rice. (It is absolutely delicious.)
After a few years of turducken, I decided to order a smoked turkey from a vendor. I love the peppery smoked taste. And super bonus-no cooking. I can concentrate on other things, like sides, dessert, drinks, and tables. The turkey is shipped to my house, and on Thanksgiving morning, we carve it.
Then I took a break from ordering smoked turkey. My #1son smoked a turkey for me. It was freakin awesome.
This year, I went back to order a smoked turkey. When I saw on Facebook the post about the vendor and the fire, I immediately googled new vendors and found one. I’m still not confident the order was placed as I only got a receipt of the order, not a firm confirmation.
I think we may be eating ham.
After turkey time, prop your feet on the couch or coffee table and take a moment for yourself to digest and rest. Maybe read! Like these fun holiday books. Find yours today at: Amazon