Getting ready for Turkey Day

I finally put away my Halloween decorations on 11/8 and put up my Thanksgiving stuff. As I mentioned last year, I don’t have much in the way of Thanksgiving decorations, but I do my best with what I’ve got. To make my seasonal display look more substantial, I decided not to pack up my pumpkin luminaries after Halloween. It’s still fall, after all! Admittedly, the jack-o-lantern is a little out of place in November, but I get to enjoy it for an extra month this way. And with all the effort it took to get the pumpkins I’m going to leave them out as long as possible. As you can see in the above photo, I gave my little accordion turkey a place of honor in my display this year. What’s Thanksgiving without a turkey? I found a little box that’s just the right height to showcase my beloved $1.97 turkey from Walmart. Doesn’t he look festive up there? Rounding out my display are my Publix Pilgrim people, a couple of Hallmark Thanksgiving ornaments (one from the Peanuts series last year, and one from the Disney series this year), and a Disney Vinylmation that looks like a turkey. It’s still not much, but I love seeing my little collection of Thanksgiving decorations when I come home from work each day. And I will enjoy it as much as possible until it’s time to decorate for Christmas. Only more week! Holy cow!