a Macy's thanksgiving

Another late post, but I'd rather it be late than not at all! 

This Thanksgiving was easily one of the most memorable. I have watched the Macy's Day Parade on Thanksgiving morning as long as I can remember, and getting to attend (and front row!!) was an actual dream come true!! We will definitely be back next year, and I can't wait. (I guess technically we will be back this year... weird ha)

I begged Brady to let me bring Zo, but he said no. Haha next year though, she's comin!!

We woke up at 4:30 to get ready to head out. Brady is a trooper and went to stake our spots a couple hours before I came out. I stayed back and took zoe on a walk, packed some food and hot chocolate, and cleaned up all my thanksgiving prep from the night before. Luckily, we live just minutes from the park, so I could run over and meet him easily. two full blocks were full of all our friends from our ward, and it was so fun! 

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Those iconic Macy's balloons!!

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The calm before the storm...  

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My first ever pie! I made pecan (obviously) and it was SO GOOD. And now I want pecan pie. 

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My man, Jimmy. (This is not our first encounter. We first met eyes, and fingers... at the Ellen Show two years ago, here in NYC 😍) 

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Wouldn't be the Macy's parade without Santa to close the wonderful show!!  

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And because it was so delicious and made me feel right at home, my 2017 thansksgiving plate. 😋 

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