How to Enjoy Turkey

26 Nov

Hey, hey college kiddos! Despite today’s awful, disgusting, and dreadful weather, (36 degrees and rainy) I’m in a rather great mood! Strange, I know. Want to know why?

Wait for it…

Wait for it…….

IT’S THANKSGIVING BREAK, PEOPLE!

I am SO stinking excited! Although I am not looking forward to the two hour drive back home in this yucky weather, I cannot wait to just be at home. There are several things to look forward to in the upcoming week:

1) Thanksgiving Dinner… Duh.

2) Not worrying about ANY work to do that is school related.

3) Sleeping in my very own queen sized bed.

4) Spending time with my very awesome family.

5) Clemson/Carolina game this Saturday! (GO GAMECOCKS, FEAR THE THUMB.)

So, I know what you’re thinking. Emily, your blog is a “how-to”… What’s the purpose of this post? Thank you for asking! Today, I wanted to offer you all some tips on how to make the most of your upcoming time spent at home.

Maybe it’s been awhile since you’ve been home this semester, or maybe you’re one who goes home every weekend. Whatever the case may be, it is SUCH a good feeling to walk through your front door to be greeted by your loved ones. While your at home, love on your family. Not just because it’s Thanksgiving and you’re thankful for them, but because you’re just glad to be home with them. They’ve missed their little pride and joys! Sure, you can go home and plop yourself on the couch for the next week and not move, but don’t do that. Make the MOST of your time at home. Go see friends from home that you haven’t seen this year. Go do fun activities with your family. Really just take it all in. Do not solely focus on the exams that you have to take when you get back. Relax, rest, and enjoy. Eat all of the very yummy foods that will be presented to you on Thanksgiving day! Answer the awkward questions from your dear old grandparents. Then continue to be so stuffed and take a good nap. I think you get the point.

Whatever you do, just enjoy the time that you are spending at home. You’ve earned it! This semester is almost over, we’re almost there! It’s called Thanksgiving BREAK for a reason. (P.S, Christmas is right around the corner…)

Happy Early Turkey Day!

-xoxo, Emily

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