This yummy trio of Mom’s apple pie (gently defrosting on the table),

Apple pie

my pumpkin pie with a shortbread crust, courtesy of Martha Stewart,

Pumpkin pie

and some oatmeal-white chocolate-cranberry cookies courtesy of Nigella Lawson,

Cranberry cookies

are on their way to a celebration that promises to be filled with family and fun, laughter and love. Thankful indeed. Happy Thanksgiving!