Thanksgiving Dinner At The Souto Household 2016

Mortgage and Lending with George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages NMLS #65149

Thanksgiving Dinner At The Souto Household 2016.  Thanksgiving at the Souto house is a day of family, but this Thanksgiving there was a little twist to our Thanksgiving dinner.  Thanksgiving dinner was at the Souto Household, but it was at my youngest son's house it was held at instead of mine.

With my oldest son moving down to Pickens, South Carolina, and not being able to be with us, my youngest son Brandon and his wife Leah wanted to have us and her parents over for Thanksgiving dinner.  So we broke from our long tradition of having Thanksgiving dinner at my house, and we began what may be a new tradition.

My wife always made sure Thanksgiving dinner was special, and Brandon and Leah did an excellent job of making sure Thanksgiving dinner at their house would be equally as special.   They even made sure there would be enough leftovers for everyone to take home with them.

I hope yesterday was a special Thanksgiving Day for everyone here in ActiveRain, as it was for me and my family.  May all of you be blessed, and enjoy each moment you can with those who are close to you. Those are the best blessings of all, and what I am truly thankful for.

Thanksgiving Is A Family day at the Souto House no matter witch Souto is hosting it.  I hope yesterday was as special a day for your family as it was for mine.



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George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conventional #mortgage needs in Connecticut. George resides in Middlesex County which includes #Middletown, #Old Saybrook, #Middlefield, #Durham, #Cromwell, #Portland, #Higganum, #Haddam, #East Haddam, #Moodus, #Chester, #Deep River, and #Essex. George can be contacted at (860) 573-1308 or


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June Piper-Brandon
Remax New Beginnings - Baltimore, MD
Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time

Yesterday was indeed a lovely day with 3 of my children plus a significant other sitting round my table.  It was our first Thanksgiving without my significant other so it was kind of bitter sweet,  he was with us in spirit. 

Nov 25, 2016 05:19 PM #1
Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
Sitterle Homes - Richmond, TX
Sitterle Homes

I love reading about everyone's Thanksgiving and learning about all their different traditions and foods!

Nov 25, 2016 05:23 PM #2
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi George - I am glad that you had a great ne Thanksgiving tradition.  I hope your son and his family had a good one in South Carolina.  

Nov 25, 2016 05:25 PM #3
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I've never had turkey with bacon wrapped around it, but it looks great!  Everything is better with bacon - and it sounds like you had a great time with a new table to enjoy your meal. 

Nov 25, 2016 05:27 PM #4
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I've had Thanksgiving at my home for the last several years.  But, I envision a day when it may be held at one of my children's homes.

Nov 25, 2016 05:57 PM #5
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I would be happy to let someone else take over the holiday entertaining but all are too willing to keep it where it is.

Nov 25, 2016 06:07 PM #6
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

New traditions are not a bad thing just new and different. I am glad you had a wonderful time being together with family. Happy Belated Thanksgiving.

Nov 25, 2016 06:14 PM #7
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

George, ours was very good, very hectic with 4 kids in the mix of 23

Nov 25, 2016 06:16 PM #8
Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Wonderful George and traditions always need a bit of 'sprucing' up and it looks like yours too was wonderful.

Nov 25, 2016 06:38 PM #9
Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

What a great Thanksgiving, George!  And it wouldn't be complete without those tasty leftovers.

Nov 25, 2016 07:03 PM #10
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

George, there comes a time when the elders need to pass the torch and let the younger generation carry over family traditions.  Your son and his wife carried the torch well.  Gobble Gobble 

Now, for the record ... I am in no way implying that you and/or your wife as "old".

Nov 25, 2016 07:18 PM #11
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Good evening George Souto ,  That turkey sure looks tasty.  Now that is the day after, I woud guess there wasn't much of it to pass around.  I Hope you had a cery Thanksful day.

Nov 25, 2016 07:25 PM #12
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Wow George, my friend  "new traditions" who said you can not teach  an old dog.... ?:) seriously how wonderful, I do understand that change is hard in many levels...and it is hard to let go...good for you, Endre

Nov 25, 2016 08:52 PM #13
Winston Heverly
Winston Realty, Inc. - Atlantis, FL

May all the Active Rain Faithfuls have special moments that become memorable this Holiday Season.

Nov 25, 2016 10:14 PM #14
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

Looks like you have another anjoyable day at your household:) 

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! 

Nov 25, 2016 11:37 PM #15
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Hi George.  That is one good looking bird you've got there.  Glad you had a great Thanksgiving.

Nov 26, 2016 04:47 AM #16
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi George - That new tradition sounds like a bit less work, but being together is the important part. I'm glad you had a memorable Thanksgiving.

Nov 26, 2016 12:34 PM #17
Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Hi George...nothing wrong with starting some new traditions... and it doesn't mean you can't go back to the old ones on occasion as well.

Nov 27, 2016 02:00 PM #18
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

George Souto  It is nice not to have to clean up the mess and still have leftovers to eat

Nov 27, 2016 02:10 PM #19
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

George, traditions - new or old ones - are best enjoyed with family and those we love. Sounds like you had a great day!

Nov 27, 2016 05:19 PM #20
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