Thanksgiving weekend tends to be a big deal in my house. It’s Thanksgiving, ShaiAnne’s birthday and also the weekend when we dust off the Christmas decorations. Who needs a calendar when our mini drill sergeants are on the case, asking “when Mom, when Dad?” They absolutely love it and squeal in excitement when it’s time. They rarely complain about the time and effort it takes to decorate the tree, the house and the front lawn. They are into it! Wish I could bottle that for all household chores. Read more.