Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Celebrate ‘First Married’ Thanksgiving in Oklahoma: ‘New Life There’

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton pose on stage during the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

Kevin Mazur / Getty Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

Happy Thanksgiving from Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani!

The couple celebrate Turkey Day from the place where they were married – Oklahoma!

On Instagram on Thursday, Stefani, 52, gave fans an inside look at her celebrations, which included a decorative table, festive flower arrangements and delicious food.

The singer shared several snapshots of her festivities, as well as a photo of her father Dennis holding a plate of food with a “Stefani” apron.

But perhaps the sweetest moment of all was a video of Shelton, 45, and her 7-year-old son, Apollo Bowie Flynn, wrapping their turkey in bacon together. In a follow-up snapshot, Stefani captured Apollo smiling next to the turkey, completely wrapped in strips of bacon.

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani / Instagram Blake Shelton wrapping turkey in bacon

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani / Instagram Apollo smiling next to the turkey

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Before her Thanksgiving celebration, Stefani caught up with Entertainment tonight to talk about how she and Shelton would celebrate with their family, during what she calls “the best time of my life.”

“It’s a tradition. My whole family flew away and we haven’t been back since the wedding. So I’m looking forward to it,” Stefani said. (The couple married in July).

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani / Instagram Gwen Stefani’s father, Dennis

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani Thanksgiving

Gwen Stefani / Instagram Gwen Stefani’s table spread out for Thanksgiving

“We have a new house there. We have a new life there,” he said. “So it will be our first married Thanksgiving! Very grateful, very excited.”

Stefani, who shares Apollo, as well as his children Zuma Nesta Rock, 13, and Kingston James McGregor, 15, with his ex Gavin Rossdale, shared that his mother will be present to take care of the kitchen and Shelton will also participate in the process. . kitchen room.

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton

Amy Sussman / Getty Images Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton

“My mom definitely likes to make turkey her way. Blake likes to experiment with several smaller turkeys,” he said. “They liked Cheetos hot turkey one year, and then this year I think they’re doing it wrapped in bacon. I don’t know, it’s all the guys are talking about the different things they’re going to do.”

He added: “I know one thing is that we never made mac and cheese, but we did mac and cheese. That’s the novelty. [food]. Every year I feel like we add something new. “

As the couple begin new holiday traditions, now as a married couple, Stefani explained that for Christmas, Shelton and Stefani always prepare a “Timpano Pasta Dome.”

“We blew it last year, sorry! But I hope to make up for last year. We’re going to make sure we make everything from scratch. We love creating the memories,” he said before adding, “We’re going big.”

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But what does Stefani want for Christmas?

“I just want everyone to be happy and have that moment,” he said. “It feels like there’s a lot of stress in the air, and I just want my kids to have the best memories we can make together this Christmas, and I know we’ll be able to do that.”

During last year’s vacation, the country singer shared a photo on Instagram with Stefani, who was his fiancé at the time, and wrote that he had “a lot to be thankful for.”

“What a year we’ve all had, but there’s still so much to be thankful for! Happy Thanksgiving everyone !!!” he wrote.

They also celebrated a few days after the royal holiday.

Stefani posted a video of a late Christmas dinner on her Instagram story, showing the spread of seasonal food and decor while capturing Shelton playfully drinking a bottle of wine. “Oh Lord!” she said with a laugh as he drank, “He’s totally faking it!”

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Earlier this month, Shelton reminisced about his wedding day and opened up to PEOPLE about why Stefani’s vows meant so much to him.

“What caught my attention was that she talked about me [late] brother and my dad like he almost met them, “Shelton said.” She didn’t make it seem that way, but she felt that way while talking about them. He said he wished they were there and what kind of men he thinks they must have been. Man, I figured it out. Like, I couldn’t believe how hard it hit me. “

He added: “I felt like at this point, I had gotten a little callous. I guess I’m not because that completely killed me. It’s hard to remember what else she said. I’ll never forget that feeling.”

A source also told PEOPLE shortly before that the couple’s romance was going strong.

“Gwen and Blake are fine. They act like newlyweds,” the source said at the time. “They have the best chemistry.”

With Christmas just around the corner, the busy couple – Shelton is currently training in season 21 of The voiceWhile Stefani is working on a new album, we can’t wait to have a drink in December and spend the season together.

“Gwen loves Christmas,” added the source. “You can’t wait to enjoy some family time.”

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