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Thank you for finding That Old House amidst the chaos of the Internet. Yes, that is our house in the header.
This blog named itself. When I tell local people where we live, they almost always say, "Oh! You live in that old house!"
We do, and I'm glad you've come to visit -- Cass

Friday, November 26, 2010

Gobble Gobble Gobble . . . .

. . . the Party's over . . .

Where'd everybody go?

 They were here just 24 hours ago!
 Old folks and young folks. Or at least, youngER folks.
They came for this:


And left us with these:
Which were cleaned up with loads and loads of help from this:

Howard, in his special Turkey Day shirt.  Don't hate him because he's beautiful.

By now, on Friday, all the dishes are done.
The wineglasses washed and stowed away.
And the leftovers are on stage for a return engagement,
as the girls and their friends dig in.

But it was fun.  Thanksgiving came and went,
and all the food was cooked and served,
and I managed to not poison anyone.
Again.
Whew.


And Mr. Dion got presents from Happy Frank!
He'll tell you all about them soon.
Right now, Mr. Dion is sound asleep.  Being in charge of a big family party is hard work.

I hope all of you who celebrated Thanksgiving Day had a wonderful time,
and ate enough calories to last you till Ground Hog Day.

On to Chanukah and Christmas!  -- Cass

23 comments:

  1. Looks like a wonderful time and AND I LOVE THE SHIRT==he looks like quite the character!

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  2. What a lovely Thanksgiving...so glad.

    Tell Howard it was his shirt that made me fall in love...now...you DON'T have to tell him that I am one of the OLDEN ones. teeheeee....

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  3. Looks like you had a good Thanksgiving. I've heard today called "Your Welcome Day" -- I think the welcome is the dishes are all done and put away!!!!

    Love Howard's Shirt!

    And can't wait to hear what Dion got! Ollie is jealous -- he had never heard of Happy Frank's Giving Day -- and he didn't get presents either -- nor did he get a morsel of turkey!

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  4. Hi Dear Cass! Looks like you had quite the celebration! Your table was so pretty! Oh, you must tell Howard how smashingly gorgeous he looks in his shirt and what a wonderful hubby to be so very helpful!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  5. Looks like a great time Cass! So glad Happy Frank paid a visit too, I was worried:@)

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  6. Looks like you had a wonderful time. I am ready to get my Christmas on!

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  7. Noooooooooo - I'm not even ready to start getting ready.....I need another three months - at least!

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  8. Lovely table and it looks like the food was delish! Great shirt perfect for the celebration.

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  9. Your table looked beautiful and how nice to have a mix of oldsters and youngsters at the table. That is what the Holidays are all about, isn't it?

    LOL- At the shirt- that is totally something MyHero would wear too....How do YOU feel about the shirt? lol MyHero also has a blinking holly bow tie that he adorns himself with...nothing quite like it in the world!

    Now...before you know it-it will be time for Christmas dinner. Hugs- Diana

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  10. Hi CAss....tell Mr Dion that for Frank's giving Day Mou received some very good pizza crust!!!! Now he's sleeping on his loved carpet.... and I'm going to bed too...it's over midnight!!!

    Your table were wonderful...and Howard is always beautiful...non only for T'day.

    HAve a very nice weekend!!!cIAO fLAVIA

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  11. You did it in that new kitchen...yay! I cannot wait to hear from Dion again.

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  12. I'm sure a good time was had by all! Your talle looked stunning and you have a sweeties for a husband to help with all that work. I hope you enjoyed cooking in your 'new' kitchen!

    XO,
    Jane

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  13. I just have to say that I really, really love your sense of humor...and of course, your pictures. But mostly, your sense of humor! (That bit about not poisoning anyone AGAIN, I totally get that!!)
    XOXO
    Joni

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  14. Cass, ditto on your sense of humor. I love my visits to That Old House. What a large group you hosted. All looks festive, including that handsome guy in the kitchen. ;-)

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  15. Oh goodie, another installment form Dion!!! Yea!
    Looks like a good day for all.

    Have a great weekend.

    Melinda

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  16. Can you believe it came and went like that? Looks like you had a good time and nice you were able to get the kitchen finished before the festivities.
    Valerie

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  17. Cass, I'm so glad your holiday went well and Dion had his Franksgiving, too. I love Howard's shirt (and yes, he is beautiful--any man who helps with dishes is DROP DEAD GORGEOUS in my book!)

    What a wonderful peek into your lovely home.

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  18. Looks and sounds like you had a wonderful time.
    Great looking group of people.

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  19. Cass,

    My kitchen looked the same after the party ended but the company was worth my dish pan hands! Looks like everyone enjoyed your feast!

    Your Friend,
    Deborah

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  20. Your house and table were/are beautiful! Love the first picture of family; noone is smiling. They are too hungry I guess! LOL... I'm your latest follower!

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  21. Hi Cass,
    Your kitchen looked like mine with the dishes left behind to clean..LOL. I like Howard's special Thanksgiving shirt so manly..
    My husband has a few "special" shirts too!
    Now onto the Christmas decorating, that will be this coming weekend for us.
    Have a sweet day, Elizabeth

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  22. Hi Cass...Love Howards shirt...and aren't these husbands of ours wonderful to actually let us write about them and post pictures of them on our wacky blogs....I think it actually makes them feel like celebrities....

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