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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Long time no post....

I know it has been a while since I have visited you all.  I have been super busy with Cameron's school and well I just needed a blogging break.  I am back and feel rejuvenated.

Today has been a "catch up" and planning for Thanksgiving day.  We are loading up the new family truckster {long story} and will be heading to Newton, Kansas for a 3 day get away.  Gigi will be turning 92 this year and my 3 Miller Men and I decided that we would take this Thanksgiving show on the road and head her direction.

I have to say this Mama is a wee bit excited herself.  Gigi, well lets just say she is beside herself too.  I am sure it is all she has talked about at the beauty parlor and card table on Saturdays.  She is a fabulous story teller.  Heck at 92 think of all the stories she has stored up there.

I just planned the menu with a little help from my past years menu plans, Food Network and my new friend Pinterest.  I swear there needs to be a 12 step program.  "Hello my name is Maeghan and I am a pinterest addict".  Here is a sneak peak as to what will be served at the Miller Farm this year.

Thanksgiving 2012
 Roasted Turkey with  Pioneer Women's Turkey Brine
Mashed Potatoes
Sage Stuffing
Fresh Cranberry and Orange Salad
Pecan Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc
I am beyond excited that for the first time I get to make Thanksgiving Dinner at the farm.  It really is going to be a Walton's Thanksgiving.  Yes, I am still obsessed with how Olivia Walton could keep everything under control and in order with all of those children plus bake the perfect pie.  I am working on that.
The boys are so excited to run the farm and help Gigi decorate for Christmas next Friday.  What are your plans?


  1. AND.......... you get to see ME too!!! Woot!!
    Actually, I'm a bit more excited that *I* get to see YOU!!
    Can't wait!!

  2. Welcome Back! You were missed!

    Have you ever seen the old tv movie, The Homecoming - the first (pre Waltons) extended show - where Patricia Neal plays Olivia... its amazing and I can't wait to watch it again Thanksgiving weekend. If you can get it from your library, I'd say watch after the boys go to bed...