Joyous Joy 32: Unconventional Traditions

As many of you know, I went to Boston over the weekend for my 2nd Annual Moked Family “Lobster Thanksgiving”!

You might be saying, “Lobster?! Who in the heck has Lobster on Thanksgiving?” I admit that the thought of eating a sea creature for “Turkey Day” was a little strange, but I love the unconventional! The best part? The festivities are kicked off with a live-lobster photo shoot!

Seriously…the claw was as big as my head!

It’s obvious that the Moked’s don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in a traditional way – or do they?

Growing up as your average American white girl, our dinner table looked exactly like a holiday magazine, filled with each and every delicious staple: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and the list goes on. My Mom is a master chef when it comes to putting this meal together, and I am always thankful for her hard work. Continue reading