This is a short week for us here at Alison Jones, DDS. We will see patients today and tomorrow, but will be off from Wednesday, November 27th through Monday, December 2nd (returning that morning).
One thing that we have enjoyed talking to our patients about in recent weeks is what everyone is doing for Thanksgiving. Many of our patients will be braving the airport lines and roads to travel to see family and friends, while others are looking forward to having loved ones come visit them here in the Kansas City area.
My husband and I just bought what we call our "forever house." I am excited to host this year at my new dining room table! I am pretty sure that I inherited the love of hosting large amounts of people from my grandmother and mom, who are pretty good at it! Although I have assisted in the cooking of turkeys many times, this will be my first attempt to do it all myself this Thursday.
I asked some of the people around the office what they loved about Thanksgiving and here are some of the things that we love:
Dr. Jones: "Everything related to pumpkin spice! Pie, bread, coffee...I give thanks for pumpkin spice!"
Jennifer: "I love dressing (aka, stuffing). I make it homemade in a pan from my grandma."
Courtney: "I like hanging out with my family!"
What are your family traditions, or some of your favorite Thanksgiving foods? Have you had any funny food failures that I can learn from before
Wish me luck! I took out a 21 lb. turkey from the freezer this morning...crossing my fingers that it will be defrosted by Thursday morning!
Happy Thanksgiving! Have a wonderful day with your family and friends!
Ali Jones, D.D.S. - Dentist