Growing and Maturing

Lately, I have been a little more mature than usual…weird, right? Mostly it is due to the fact that the Psychotaku finally has a job and so it means that we can look forward to what the next steps should be for us. We just got a kitten in commemoration of the event and we already love him like we would love a hyper son, and he is spoilt because of it!

For next year, we are planning on buying a house. We still plan on going to Japan but it means that a wedding is out of the question at the moment. I don’t really mind, though. My reasoning is that the house prices aren’t going to stay low forever and so we need to make sure we can take advantage of it. I know that the prices may stay this way for a while due to the ever-increasing droves of houses that the banks are taking over, but now that we are able to save up, this is probably as good a time as any! I am extremely excited at the prospect of owning our own property! It means we can paint walls (don’t tell my property manager, but I have done that in our apartment already *wink*), redecorate whenever we want, and finally have a real family get together.

I guess this is why it is coming up now. Thanksgiving Dinner. This year, we are staying at home and I am going to attempt to cook a Thanksgiving dinner at home for just the two of us. I actually DO cook so it should go pretty well, but to cook so many things at once, I kind of need to get the timing down. My hope is that we will be able to have all of our family together for Thanksgiving next year at our own house. I found an awesome recipe for pumpkin mousse that I am going to try out and I am making cornish hens and stuffing for the two of us (three if you count Kotatsu 😛 ). I figure the difference between cooking a turkey and cooking game hens isn’t that different (except for thawing and cooking times, obviously) so I can probably manage a full T-Day Dinner for…*thinking about it*…about 10 people (Oh wow! Our family is getting big!) when I go for it next year. It won’t seem as bad if I try it out this year. And at least we will be in our own house *crossing fingers*!

Anyway, wish me luck on this years dinner and I hope you all have a great Thanksgiving!!

–Psykoneko NYU!!! =^..^=

PS I will post pics of the nosh as soon as I am done!! 😀