Leftovers + Laughing

November 28, 2008

Pretty much sums up the day.

This morning we went on a great hike and walked about 4 miles. The crew:

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(Mom was the photographer)

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And a funny swimming doggie!

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We came home to a wonderful late lunch of Thanksgiving leftovers.

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I had a little of everything –

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And made a wonderful turkey + cranberry sandwich on a roll –

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Seconds on kale –

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Mom wanted some pie and I said I’d help her with one bite. Here’s my one bite!

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Mom and I went shopping this afternoon to Kohls and Bed, Bath & Beyond. I got a black and white shower curtain for our powder bath (after 2 years in this house we FINALLY got a curtain!) so now the home-brewed beer is covered. The whole den of our house has been transformed this weekend with the new furniture and the curtain.

I was totally pooped after my workout, hike and 2 hours more shopping on my feet but we were due at Karen’s condo at 5:30 for dinner!

I started with some Chardonnay –

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Karen had out cheese and crackers. I had about 4 total throughout the evening.

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Wine pour #2

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Small pour #3. I keep my glasses of wine tiny so I get lots of ‘em.

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For dinner Karen made chicken marsala -

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And spinach + veggie salads –

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I ate all of my salad plus about 2/3 of the chicken dish (I left 2 of the bigger pieces of chicken. We were served the portions so I didn’t put this much on my plate to begin with!)

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My leftovers (snapped discreetly!)

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Mas vino – tiny pours! Boy that’s a lotta wine!

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Karen + the brothers

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For dessert we had ice cream sundaes! Mine was big – But my dad’s with the grandfather of them all!

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So tired – goodnight!

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1 Biz319 November 28, 2008 at 9:58 pm

What a wonderful day! The hike (and food!) look great!

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2 Nellie November 28, 2008 at 10:04 pm

Your day looks so fun! I love your top (and Karen’s floral wall!)

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3 Erica November 28, 2008 at 10:08 pm

What a fun day! I haven’t gone hiking in forever! Hope you get some good sleepies tonight!!

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4 Oh She Glows November 28, 2008 at 10:08 pm

You hiked looked so refreshing! You looked like you were at a very high altitude as well? Great fun..I love hikes.

No wonder you are tired…what a busy day! :)

Angela
http://www.ohsheglows.com

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5 katie November 28, 2008 at 10:11 pm

I love hiking so much. its such a great workout and so peaceful. that turkey sandwich looks sooooo good for some reason! simple but tasty.

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6 Megan November 28, 2008 at 10:11 pm

What a fabulous day! Beautiful scenery and great food!

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7 Shelby November 28, 2008 at 10:13 pm

Leftovers are the BEST!

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8 Marisa November 28, 2008 at 10:15 pm

What a nice family day!

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9 Tanya November 28, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Looks like you had a fabulous day!

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10 Bobbi November 28, 2008 at 10:40 pm

fun day! Love all the wine:)!

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11 Julia (Santa Barbara Dreaming) November 28, 2008 at 10:44 pm

awwwww I LOVE all the family pics! It looks like you all had such a blast today! ;) Good company always makes the day :)

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12 Lisa November 28, 2008 at 10:45 pm

The rolls look exactly like the ones my aunt always makes – we call them “doughballs.” She usually makes two batches, one a bit more “done” than the other.

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13 Nicole November 28, 2008 at 10:47 pm

What a sundae! It looks fabulous. Mouth watering fabulous, at that!

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14 Lida November 28, 2008 at 10:50 pm

your day was so packed! I’m jealous… I wouldn’t mind going for a hike.
Have a good weekend!

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15 Brendalala November 28, 2008 at 11:26 pm

Kath, I really like that sheer gold blouse you’re wearing! Mind sharing where you got it?

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16 Mara November 28, 2008 at 11:28 pm

Looks like you had a wonderful day!

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17 Justy2003 November 29, 2008 at 8:48 am

I love that napkin!
A hike sounds like so much fun! I wish Houston wasn’t so flat so we could have places to hike!

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18 Mel November 29, 2008 at 10:07 am

Looks like you had a fun day! You look beautiful in that gold top! :)

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19 Fancy November 29, 2008 at 10:50 am

I LOVE Chicken Marsala. Hers looks delicious!

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20 Fancy November 29, 2008 at 10:51 am

As soon as I sent that comment….I decided that hes looks REALLY delicious and wanted to ask for the recipe! Do you think she would mind sharing it with us?

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21 Erin November 29, 2008 at 11:07 am

Great pictures! I love love love NC! My family usually spends Thanksgiving there but we weren’t able to this year and you pictures made me miss it even more! (but in a good way! lol) Great blog!

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22 Jen November 29, 2008 at 11:28 am

It looks + sounds like you are having a fabulous time with family!

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23 Kath November 29, 2008 at 11:33 am

Brendalala ,
Thanks! It’s my birthday present from Karen and she got it at LOFT.

Fancy ,
It’s really hard for me to get the recipes for stuff when I have them at other people’s houses. This was just a standard chicken marsala recipe (nothing healthy about it!) so I think any you found at MyRecipes.com would be comparable.

Kath

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24 K November 29, 2008 at 11:54 am

What photogenic families!!

Love your yellow top, it’s very cute! The rolls from Thanksgiving look seriously delicious!

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