"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day. And I believe in miracles."
~ Audrey Hepburn


Turkey Day 2011

This year, Thanksgiving landed on my nana's birthday!!! We didn't want to make her trek all the way to our house on her birthday so we decided we would have a small breakfast at her house in the morning and then drive back home, cook, and eat dinner at my house that evening.

 Well, it turned out that Nana had a different plan... She decided to wake up at 2 AM ON HER BIRTHDAY so that she could make not one but TWO turkeys, a ham, mashed potatoes, candied yams, posole, AND TAMALESSSSSSS for all of us. Seriously, I have the best nana in the entire world. If there is one person on earth that is going to heaven, it is her (and not just because of her cooking hahaha she is a wonderful person). 

 To make the story short, we pigged out at her house and then came home and pigged out again. It should be called piggie day instead of turkey day. 

 Nana's house:

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preparing the feast:

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the feast:
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the fam:

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International Potluck with the Friendsies

My friends and I like to get together every year to celebrate Thanksgiving together. This year, instead of traditional Thanksgiving food, we decided to spice things up with food from our own cultural backgrounds. We had green chicken enchiladas, pizza, fried rice, pancit, spam masubi, pasta casserole, pasta salad, smore cookies, pumpkin pie, and empanadas!!! We finished the night with some drinks upstairs ;) It was a fun night!  

 Some photos from the night:

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