Weekend WrapUp

November 26, 2012

What up?!!

How was Thanksgiving? I am proud to announce that we found somewhere to eat. We actually had dinner with my god-mother and god-brother. Seeing that I have little family it is always good to spend time with them. They remind me that I have people who care for me here in Atlanta since the rest of my immediate family is in DC and my dad is in Las Vegas. I mean my husband has family here but you know what I mean.

I digress.

Well part of the arrangement was that I come and do the majority of the prepping and cooking. I am slowly developing a love of cooking and I can do a little something but not that old school Thanksgiving cooking so I was happy to get some direction. My mama was the best cook EVER. Yet instead of learning I was out running the streets…true story. Now that I am older I need to know these things and I am thankful to have a stand in to teach me. I am excited to try out what I learned. We just may have Thanksgiving dinner on a random day in January…y’all are invited!!

God bro and I taking a cooking break. Yeah, I cut onions in sunglasses #toocoolforschool

I did manage to remember one of my mothers recipes for sweet potato pie and I made it. She would’ve been proud of me.

I passed on Black Friday festivities. I DID!! Wanna know why? Both of our cars were on E and I wasn’t in the mood to pump gas, at midnight, in the cold, in the name of shopping. Nawl. I passed.

The family and I did venture out on Saturday to do some shopping. Mr. doesn’t shop much but he needed some things so we all rode along. I went hoping to get some stuff and the kids just wanted an Auntie Annie’s pretzel…its the small things.

Ridin’ around and gettin’ it

Sunday, I hit up the thrift store and found a few things. Nothing too fantastic but I did score a brand new pair of wedge boots. I found some oxfords and some slacks, necessary basics so I would say my trip was good. I am going to get back to doing my videos. My webcam is awful, I just ordered a new camera that has video capability so you will start to see more videos in the new year.

How was your Thanksgiving? Any Black Friday action for you?

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13 Comments

  • Reply Amber November 26, 2012 at 3:07 am

    No Black Friday for me! No ma’am! That’s never been my steez. I had five days off from work which was like, an old school holy-ghost revival for my life! I ate, slept, and gave thanks! lol
    Amber recently posted..#30DaysofThanks: Today I am Thankful for My Mother

  • Reply Mrs. Pancakes November 26, 2012 at 5:01 am

    Glad you found somewhere to eat…you are too funny! And that sweet potatoe pie looks heavenly!! Love the sunglasses!!

  • Reply Kita November 26, 2012 at 7:51 am

    None for me son had a tournament game that morning and I don’t need any electronics which was what most people probably were camped for. Glad you had a great Thanksgiving

  • Reply Nellie November 26, 2012 at 8:06 am

    just a little…on amazon…nothing to call home about :)
    Nellie recently posted..Staying On Track Despite The Holiday Season

  • Reply Erika at BluLabel Bungalow November 26, 2012 at 9:04 am

    I ’bout hollered when I saw the photo of you cutting onions in sunglasses! Glad you are getting into the “cooking thing.” Yes, your Mama would be proud. I hope you are still working from her recipe book. That’s all the info you need right there. Maybe you can put some of your skills to the test soon. I’m gonna need a few meals when I bring the baby home *wink* Lurve you xo
    Erika at BluLabel Bungalow recently posted..MOTHERLODE MONDAY: DISCOVERING YOUR NEW NORMAL

  • Reply Legally Chocolat November 26, 2012 at 9:23 am

    No Black Friday for me, but I am in the office contemplating some of these cyber-Monday deals that keep flooding my inbox…….
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  • Reply Aracely November 26, 2012 at 10:27 am

    We did go out Friday afternoon and picked up a few things, nothing spectacular. Love that pic of you cutting onions in sunglasses! lol
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  • Reply LaShawn November 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    No Black Friday. I had to pay an inspector. :-( . But it’s all good. Or so I keep telling myself…..

  • Reply Baby Shopaholic November 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    I did it up for Black Friday! You could have came to my house!
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  • Reply Cam | Bibs & Baubles November 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    no black friday shopping for me. we did it one year and only got a roaster. it was like a bunk game show consolation prize. no bueno.
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  • Reply Mrs. Delightful November 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Great to hear that everything worked out.

    Mrs. Delightful
    http://www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com
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  • Reply Jehancancook November 29, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    I ventured out to Walmart just to see what was going on on Black Friday but didn’t buy anything. I’ve only done Black Friday once and it’s safe to say I don’t enjoy the crowd. By the way that pie looks scrumptious.

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