Little known fact: aside from maize, the Native Americans also introduced the Pilgrims to tuxedo shirts.
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Kodak Moment? Or a future photo for a Hallmark Thanksgiving card perhaps?
I love the Wallpaper……..The Snozberries taste like Snozberries !!!
They all just found out Mom made Tofurkey this year!
what? no regulation sized casserole dishes? obviously, SOMEONE can’t follow MARNEY’s directions
haha love it!
Forget the dishes – MARNEY would be in cardiac shock that the stuffing AND potatoes are on PLATES!! Obviously, these people are new to America and escaped decades of tyranny in some horrible Iron Curtain place where they don’t know better. Look, you can see by the guarded fear in their eyes that they are afraid the secret police would know if they had too many bowls on display…..
“I want to be formal, but I’m here to party!”
The food doesn’t look that good.. X.X
I think I am going to cry.
I like his tuxedo shirt…it says “I want to be formal, but I’m still here to party.”
bwahahahaha. I have that same chair.
Growing up, my mom, not that experienced with a camera, always took what she called a “practice picture”
She’d make a big production of setting everything up just right, and staging us – said it made the picture look more relaxed and spontaneous.
Funny thing, it was way before instant polaroids, and digitals were a distant dream of the future, so even with the practice picture, we still didn’t now how goofy we looked until we got them back from the drug store.
They just found out mom wanted to make a healthly alternative to the traditional dinner. And that includes…yep, a tofurkey!
OK…who didn’t bring the regulation casserole dish!?
Ya know, when ya serve HEAPS of stuffing and MOUNDS of potatos on flat PLATES, they get cold within 2 minutes. This is definately not regulation. No wonder they aren’t smiling they know their food is already cold. It’s enough to make me want to break out the cocktail sauce.
Are you Marnie?
Marnie clearly gave “room temperature” as one of her three acceptable temperature ranges.
The awful pink stuff is the cranberries. Strawberry Jello + Cool Whip + a can of cranberry sauce.
Those people are STARVING, and Mom makes them pose for pictures first.
“Thanksgiving : Capture the Magic!”
I have a dress that has the EXACT same pattern as that wallpaper. Go figure.
Thank you for reminding me…..I think I had a dress with that same pattern too!! Now mind you, that was a long long time ago, and my brain might not be working right. That “breadbasket” in the middle of the table will never be eaten…..just spray it with varnish, and use it next year !
What the heck is the pink stuff?
I think that is what’s really awkward what the hell is that?
Its an unearthly color of pink. It must be photoshopped.
It looks like beetroot dip. But why so much of it?
The pink stuff might be fruit salad. Cool whip and fruit I think the cherries dye it that color. It has been on some Thankgiving tables I have eaten at…tastes pretty good.
Oh marshmallow jello casserole
My aunt makes a delicious fruit salad with cool whip, cottage cheese, pineapple, and jello. Looks just like that. yummm
You’ll eat Thanksgiving dinner, and you’ll LIKE it!
Personally, I think that this photo PROVES that there is one dude out there who has worn a tuxedo t-shirt as a fashion statement, and succeeded with flying colors. Plus, he sorta resembles a young Greg Brady, no?
my husband wore one at our wedding
If Rockwell did his illustrations during the 1980′s, this would be it.
I seriously want to know how she made that cornucopia.
ME TOO! I was all… wow. I don’t care if my kids do look like that. I will eat it myself, slice by slice.
Don’t everyone look so HAPPY now….
of course they are all mad there is no turkey
Leonardo DiCaprio’s last family Thanksgiving just before his career hit the big time!
I’m not really seeing the awkwardness here…ohh wait I’m not seeing a regulation size caserole dish on that table
Is that.. dare I say… a SOUP spoon?!
At least there are no oversized, blue dishes.
I love it. The dinner shows all of the signs of a mother who can’t live without her traditions; the cornucopia, the fancy china and goblets, everything. She even broke out the candles and tablecloth. And all the family cares about is eating the meal so they can go back to what they were doing while mom was cooking.
I bet that when those kids grow up and have their own kids, that they subject their own families to the same traditions!
Poor mom! You can see she put some time into that meal. Look at that cornucopia in the middle – is it made of bread? Come on, people, suck it up, smile for the picture! The rule here is – no smile, no food – works every time! LOL
“No smile, no food” that’s excellent. I’m tucking that away for future reference!
who knows? mom just might be a terrible cook, and they know they have to eat it anyway.
I know the mom and I can vouch that she is the total opposite of a terrible cook!!
Feel the joy.
I have so many pictures like this. Because EVERY time my family got together my mom said, : We never have any nice pictures together.
So we started to make it so we didnt have any nice pictures together. haha
I got a simmilar T-shirt, and it is a cool T-Shirt.
Obviously, three people who despise turkey subjected to another bleeping Thanksgiving dinner!!!!
How can they smile? She forgot the cranberries.
Marnie is going to be pissed off now!
Now THAT was funny, girlgeek!!! A little prior info. from the previous A.F.P being brought into the mix (alluding to Grandmaster Marnie and her Droogs from “Thanksgiving Letters”). Kind of like when George Jefferson from “The Jeffersons” made a guest appearance on “All in the Family”. Very unexpected, clever, and deserved more than a chuckle.
Can we get the family time over with so we can watch some football?
Pretty much every photo I’ve ever taken of my family on any given holiday looks just like this. Well, without the tuxedo shirt.
Sarcastic clothing really rounds out the festive vibe.
ELBOWS OFF THE TABLE!!!
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