~ And The Winner Is…………… ~

English: A New England Thanksgiving dinner, se...

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Yesterday I asked you to finish this poem by replacing the last line with something not quite so party-pooperish. Here is the original poem by Unknown:

May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey be plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious
and your pies take the prize,
and may your Thanksgiving dinner
stay off your thighs!

And here are some of my favourite responses:

Change My Body…Change My Life said:

May your yams be delicious
and your pies take the prize,
May your feast on the table
Be one for your eyes.

Delicious History Blog said: 

May your yams be delicious
and your pies take the prize,
and may your Thanksgiving dinner
receive a round of high-fives.

 Heidi @ lightlycrunchy said: 

May your Thanksgiving gravy not drip on your ties.

I have several more I will share with you tomorrow – must get on with the business of my day – still have to get the whipping cream to make whipped cream for my pumpkin pie.

English: Pumpkin pie with whipped cream

English: Pumpkin pie with whipped cream (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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  1. Fun blog. Can’t wait to read the rest. :)

  2. Nice one, I love the Delicious History’s one for ‘hig- fives’ -:)!

  3. So creative I love your winners :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

  4. My favourite was the high-fives one too – but the other person got there first. :) I always drip gravy – it’s probably a good thing I don’t have to wear a tie.

    • saves your shirt though – I don’t wear an apron when I cook, I wear it when I eat

    • Thanks, Heidi!

      I’ve gotta say that I rather enjoyed the ties one too :D

  5. If I was hosting this year, these poems would be at our table!

  6. Thank you so much for posting mine! In so glad that it provided people with a bit of a chuckle :D

  7. Also, holy crap pumpkin pieeeeeee. Is the picture of one of yours? There’s just not enough pumpkin pie to be found in Australia. Pumpkin is more of a savoury thing over here. FOOLS

    • you can change that – my sons love pumpkin pie but they have to have whipped cream with it

      • Your sons clearly have good taste. I like putting maple syrup in when I whip the cream up :D

      • I like that idea and it will meld perfectly with pumpkln pie

  8. Love this.

  9. Oh I missed out on all the fun! However i was just telling Heidi (and i read what you wrote but i won’t tell either) that I am not a sweet pumpkin pie fan, but i love pumpkin roasted with lamb!! so my poem ending would have just been weird.. c

    • go ahead and make up a weird ending – I am posting some more tomorrow — that will add a different flavour to the poem (thanks for keeping my secret)

    • Roasted pumpkin is delicious!

      • so how do you fix savory pumpkin–like squash?

      • Yup! Funnily enough, we actually call squash butternut pumpkin. We also don’t really have the big orange Halloween-Style pumpkins over here

      • I learn so much from my blog friends!

      • That’s what I love about meeting bloggers from all around the world. You learn so any amazing new things!

  10. This is why I love bloggers….. because everyone is such a creative, funny bunch! I like the dripping gravy one, probably because that usually ends up being me. ;)

  11. Hi there. That was fun. You remind me just how close the holidays are. I suppose I should be writing something nice for the holidays too…but my post will have to be healthy. :)


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