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This year we went to Dallas for Thanksgiving and I am happy to report it is probably the best Thanksgiving(s) I've had in a really long time!  Our first Thanksgiving was on Wednesday at Uncle Kenneth and Aunt Donna's house.  We found out exciting news about some of Michael's family members, we got to catch up with relatives we rarely see, and Gabby showed her true personality to everyone rather than becoming overwhelmed like she usually does.

Since Michael and I took a few vacation days we were lucky enough to have an opportunity to take Gabby and Emma to do something fun to celebrate Emma's birthday.  We decided to take them to a bouncy house place. Their favorite was a huge slide that they would take turns sliding down.  The girls had a blast and the coolest part is, now every time Gabby sees a picture of Emma she points and says, "Emma."

Our visit with the family was wonderful! Traveling with Gabby would have been perfect since we left at night and she would sleep the whole way if I wouldn't have gotten sick on the way home and had to stop a number of times waking Gabby.  We look forward to next Thanksgiving where Gabby will be older and will hopefully start to remember everyone and warm up a little quicker.


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