powerless thanksgiving

so when we told my father in law that we bought a house, he volunteered us to host thanksgiving! reluctant at first, s and i agreed that it would be a good opportunity to bring both families together and for s family to see our new home.
we had completed all our thanskgiving shopping the weekend before and made a schedule for thanksgiving day; ensuring we had enough time to make everything. s got up at 6am on thanksgiving to brine the turkey. everything was going as scheduled until our power went out!! one of our fuses blew out and our power was gone for rest of the evening! of all days for the fuse to blow out, it had to be the day we had 12 people coming over! unbelievable. luckily we had most things cooked and improvised where necessary.

let's just say it was an unforgettable evening of eating our intimate thanksgiving dinner by candlelight.

s first turkey

usually the day after thanksgiving, s and i will go buy our christmas tree. this year we went on saturday instead. his name is rocky because he totally whacked me in the face when steve was putting him in the car.


h and j wedding...

last weekend, one of s friend from cal poly got married. it was nice to see the guys and catch up with them and their significant others.

s with his beta class brothers (and j's big bro, dean)...

me and a

congrats m & s

my dear old college roommate got married a couple of weekends ago...it was a beautiful day for m and s to tie the knot.

this was my fifth bridesmaid honor - i believe this should be the last one but you never know right? each time was of great honor to be a part of and each wedding had such a different dynamic.

s must be rusty because he didn't take the great wedding pictures that i'm used to at weddings that i've seen him take!