Sunday, November 30, 2008


Happy Thanksgiving from the Scarbroughs!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and I have to say that maybe the best part of it this year is having a four-day weekend that I got paid for. Having paid holidays is really strange the first go around! Here are some pics to recap the weekend:

The dessert spread: pear pie, mincemeat pie, pecan pie, pumpkin torte, pumpkin pie, White Russian cheesecake, key lime pie, sweet potato pie, and lemon-poppy seed cake. Yummy!

Aunt Pat was very hungry!

What does everyone do after eating? Watch football, of course!

Rachel eating one of Uncle Howard's moonshine-soaked maraschino cherries.

Roberts girls do not do "pretty" at 5:00 am.

Fortunately God does do "pretty" at 5:00 am: beautiful sunrise.

The goods: new Asics for half-price.

After shopping it was...five games of Catan. Congratulations to Shannon and Lucas, who each won two games, while I only won one and Rachel pulled up the rear. We girls were only operating on four hours of sleep though...

So my sister and I got up at 5:00 am on Friday to brave the crowds and scope out some good deals. We managed to get new Asics (totally worth 5:00 am to save $135 on two pairs of shoes, in my opinion) for half-price. Other than that we got some Christmas shopping and I got Shannon and myself another down comforter for only $35. I thought that was a steal, especially if we end up living someplace where electricity is unreliable.

After shopping we came home and played Catan a lot, ate some leftovers, and just hung out. It was a very relaxing few days, and I'm sad to say that I have to return to work tomorrow. But Christmas is less than a month away!


  1. i LOVE catan. bring it with you if you ever come to Idaho and we'll play with you. or if we come that way. :)

  2. Those desserts looked amazing. Mmmm.

  3. I have never heard of the game Catan. I am sometimes out of the loop as to what is out there. This is one of those times. I am glad you had a Happy Thanksgiving!

  4. Catan is awesome! Great choice of gamage.


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