With Thanksgiving only a few days away, I am both anxious and excited. I’m anxious about getting everything done in time and excited to spend some time with my friends and family. I am heading back to Carson City on Tuesday night and will be there until Sunday night.
Traveling during the holidays is so dificult, expensive, and time-consuming. If I ruled this world, I would move Thanksgiving to February. Late winter doesn’t have any good holidays and it’s such a dreary time it could really use some good family time and eating. Plus, it would be nice to travel at different times of the year instead of back-to-back Thanksgiving and Christmas. Who is with me? Can we move Thanksgiving to February?
Since I don’t rule the world, I travel twice.
We are having a fairly small Thanksgiving this year at my parent’s house with just 7.25 of us. The .25 is my darling little neice who is only 6 months old. She won’t be eating too much turkey this year. I haven’t seen here since she was about a month old so I am looking forward to some baby-time. My friends from all over will also be in Carson this weekend including a friend from Brazil who studied abroud in the US in high school. It will be beyond wonderful to catch up with her.
I have two busy days of work ahead of me so I wanted something special to help make them a little more manageable. Welcome Pumpkin Spice Creamer. Yes, the height of the pumpkin season is long over but I try to enjoy pumpkin things through Thanksgiving before diving into the egg nog, gingerbread, and mint phase. The creamer was a treat in my coffee this morning and should be nice the next couple days. I generally just drink coffee black so creamer is a bonus. I made way more than I needed so I think I will bring it into work for my co-workers to use as well. The recipe I followed suggested using it within 5 days.
I used a recipe from Crunchy Creamy Sweet so if you are looking for a good Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer, head on over and snag that one. I made extra pumpkin spice to use later. I actually think just the spices in my coffee will be delicious.
Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Safe travels to those of you who are traveling and think about how much you would rather be making this treck in February.