"...and then gather with close and extended family for our own celebratory meal."<quoted text>
We're going to help serve at the local homeless shelter, and then gather with close and extended family for our own celebratory meal.
celebratory meal??? WHO in the h-e-double hockey sticks, talks like that?
Oh uh Smithington, won't you & Julia and your lovely family PLEASE join us tomorrow at our villa, for our annual Thanksgiving celebratory meal?
SOMEBODY, ANYBODY JUST SHOOT ME IN THE FREAKIN' HEAD!