2nd Annual Give A Gobble Food Drive

Since it is #GivingTuesday I wanted to reflect back on what an amazing job a young girl in our community did this month to give back to others this Thanksgiving.

10 year old, Lana Moreno has a heart of gold and held her 2nd annual Give A Gobble Food Drive on Saturday, November 11th at the AMVets Post 48 in Ronkonkoma.

 Lana Moreno started Lana’s World Hunger Dream at 8 years old in August of 2015 because she wanted to help people in need of food on Long Island. Lana has been collecting donations, shopping for food, donating items, running food drives and participating in community events for the past 2+ years. Last year the “Give a Gobble Food Drive” was a huge success and 117 Turkeys and trimmings were collected to donate to the Lighthouse Mission of Bellport. Lana was so grateful and excited with that number but, we knew she could top it and SHE DID!

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Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

The day after Thanksgiving is full of relaxation, shopping, and lots and lots of leftovers! My fridge is filled to the brim with leftover turkey, stuffing, potatoes, all that good stuff. Does anyone else plan how much food they are going to cook to make sure there are plenty of leftovers to go around?

Lunch the day after Thanksgiving was always my favorite! I would make a big open faced turkey sandwich with mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, turkey, and whatever else looked like it would be tasty on there.

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Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving is a day to enjoy all the blessings in our lives! I have to say we are so blessed to have such amazing family and friends in our lives and we always look forward to reflecting back on the year and giving thanks!

Our day was filled with love and traditions!

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Give a Gobble Food Drive

Lana Moreno is a 9-year old girl who is making a huge difference in our community. She inspires us with her huge heart and compassion for others. This past Saturday we were part of her Give a Gobble Food Drive and it was a huge success.

lana-food-sign lana-turkeys

Lana all year round collects for local food pantries in our community and you can follow her on her Facebook page- Lana’s World Hunger Dream. She wants to make a difference by feeding those in need. One food pantry that she has a wonderful relationship with is the Lighthouse Mission. This past weekend all of the turkeys and food items she collected went to the Lighthouse mission located in North Bellport.

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Festive Thanksgiving Cupcakes

We wish you all a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

If you are in need of another dessert idea for the end of a HUGE meal here are some fun Thanksgiving Cupcakes that we made this morning.

Turkey and Pilgrim Cupcakes

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Thanksgiving Lunchbox Ideas

Yes, I am that Momee who loves to make a fun lunchbox for my child during a holiday week.

Since it is Thanksgiving week I hope you find this post to be a fun one.

lunchbox idea

The ideas I found below do take a little bit longer to make then your day-to-day lunches but your kids will smile from ear to ear when they see what you made for them.

At the end of the post you will find some Thanksgiving Jokes to add to your child’s lunchbox, as well.

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Pumpkins turned into Turkeys

Who still has some pumpkins that are not decorated?

We did and I thought how cute they would be as turkeys.

turkey pumpkins photo

This is an easy craft that will bring smiles this Thanksgiving…

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