The turkey was juicy
the wine did flow.
How I’ll burn off all these calories,
I’ll never know.
The cranberry sauce,
always my fave.
But it’s the pumpkin pie,
that I always crave.
The stuffing looked weird,
I’ve never touched the stuff.
The pecan pie a la mode was out of this world,
but I’d rather it have marshmallow fluff.
I ate the green beans,
to balance out the meal.
I passed on the mashed potatoes,
just keeping it real.
I asked around the table
“what are you thankful for”?
Instead of mom cooking we made reservations,
when we’re finished we can just walk out the door.
I’m bloated to here,
I’m bloated to there.
I’ll be stuck in elastic waist pants
until the end of the year.
to one and all,
I am grateful to you and you and you,
But YOU most of all.
Love it! I hope you and your family had a wonderful celebration!
Cute, CG. You were channeling your inner Dr. Seuss!
Heidi Sloss says
Loved the poem! I Always admire those of you who can communicate through rhyme!
Mmmm. I think I gained weight just reading this. And I AM in elastic waist pants. Sigh.
Nancy Hill (@Nerthus) says
Wonderful and light-hearted!
Ruth Curran says
Oh I am now chuckling and grinning as I readjust my elastic waist pants!
I would love to write you a poem as a comment, but I suck at that sort of thing. Instead, I will just tell you that this cracked me up. And, I’ll ask you, did you really eat out? If so, I’m jealous. LOL!
Cathy Chester says
I am grateful for YOU and for your blog. And for how adorable you’d probably look in elastic pants! 🙂
Carol Cassara says
You passed on the mash? Seriously? That was the BEST part of our meal, except for turkey! LOL
Stacey Gill says
Very cute. I like the Turkey photo – especially the rotting pumpkins on the ground.
Darcy Perdu So-Then Stories says
Ha! Great poem!!
Lisa Carpenter says
Mashed potatoes and homemade cranberry sauce are my faves, for sure! Bloated beyond believe here, too. My the Thanksgiving spirit stick around longer than the calories!
Bravo — well done. Bloated. That awful word. That’s why I word the dress over the leggings rather than the jeans. Glad you had a great day.
Sharon Hodor Greenthal says
I’m grateful for you too! But how can you not love stuffing???
Lois Alter Mark says
Too funny! I don’t like stuffing either! And, yes, I am thankful for elastic waists!
Elin Stebbins Waldal says
Very grateful for you too. As for the food? I love it all, except pumpkin pie. The irony is I made one this year from scratch, I hear it was a it. Oh…and your pie post was what inspired me!
Joanna @Makingmine says
Haha, this is so great! And SO true! Stretchy pants are a Thanksgiving must 🙂