|Spiced Cider Sangria|
1 bottle Chianti
1/2 bottle Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
(what can I say? we like rum)
1/2 gallon apple cider
1/2 liter soda water
Mix in spice mix, cinnamon sticks and sliced fruit
Not to mention, they were a great addition to the fabulous table Nan decorated:
We started off the meal with some amazing squash and sweet potato soup. Trust me when I say it was even more delicious thank it looks.
Then it was grub time. Excuse the mismatched pink cup... I needed lots of water to go along with the heaping mountain of food I consumed.
Once the tryptophan set in we all scattered around the house for a nap, making sure to wake up in time for some football and dessert.
I have to say that overall, this is the best Thanksgiving I can remember. I have many, many fond memories of Thanksgivings past, but this one was very special being the first holiday spent with Evan as a married couple, and with my new family. There was no shortage of gratitude and happy bellies after our amazing meal, and it really set the tone as we look forward to entertaining even more family and friends next month.