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A & I BSG Magnificent Mums Week 3 Blog - Happiest Thanksgiving Memories

Saturday, November 17, 2012

The week's blog challenge for our Aspire to Inspire BSG challenge is to write about our happiest Thanksgiving memories. This is a challenge for me as I am not sure my memories are that happy. Growing up I don't even remember Thanksgiving.

When I married my first husband in 1970, his family had a huge Thanksgiving get together. I don't even know how many people attended, but it was his brother, sister-in-law and their 5 kids, his dad's brother and sister and their kids, his mom's sister and her husband at the minimum. Then, as the kids grew up it included their spouses and kids. It grew to be well over 20. I was always rather shy, but I guess those were happy memories because I thought it was great to have such a huge family all getting together.

My first grandchild, a granddaughter, was born the week of Thanksgiving in 1993 on November 23rd. My husband and two sons were going down to spend Thanksgiving with my daughter and the new baby. So, of course, that was a very happy Thanksgiving and probably the one I would consider my happiest Thanksgiving memory.
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MARTY728 11/19/2012 1:23PM

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CATHYGETSFIT 11/18/2012 11:27PM

    Those are both great memories! Truly memories to treasure. emoticon

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BEFIT014 11/18/2012 4:35PM

    Sounds like great memories! I always liked watching how the family grows as the years go by!

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WINNINGBATTLE 11/17/2012 7:37PM

    You were married in 1970 nice, You have been married longer than i have lived that is pretty neat lol :) great memory though :)

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DBELLE39 11/17/2012 3:41PM

    Those are some awesome memories. Small world -- your granddaughter shares her birthday with my awesome DH, of course different years. LOL!

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SIOBHANKNITS 11/17/2012 2:06PM

    Wonderful happy family memories! You are truly blessed.

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