Yeah, yeah, it's gonna get cheesy up in here.
Each year, as you may recall from this post, this post and this post, me and 9 of my besties (well, sometimes new friends, but usually besties!) start
If that wasn't awesome enough, we also incorporate local charities into the mix, with admission being both your dish to share AND the donation of an item to benefit either the food bank or the women's shelter. This year, we have 10 food bins, each holding at least 100 lbs of food. That's right. We may take close to 1,000 lbs of food to the Capital Area Food Bank this year, directly before the holiday season. I'm not gonna lie - I'm so proud of this, and can't wait until Ava is old enough to understand what we're doing. We also have started to hold a raffle/silent auction, with proceeds benefiting Equality Texas, a cause dear to all of our hearts! I am so thankful for this opportunity and the people in my life willing to put in the hard work that's required to make this happen! Love you all!
Anyhow, what once was a refuge for friends is now a major, party-of-the-year celebration for friends and family, new and old, and I am so incredibly honored to be hosting for the fourth year in a row. To my previous co-hosts: I adore you. I mean, ADORE you. I can't imagine where I would be without all of you in my life, and am so incredibly excited to
That wasn't too sappy, now, was it? :)
And what would a Thanksgayving post be without an onslaught of pictures from years past?? I think you'll be able to spot the 2007 ones without too much effort....