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

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Happy Thanksgiving from Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani!

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The pleased couple is celebrating Turkey Day from the place the place they tied the knot: Oklahoma! Stefani, 52, caught up with Entertainment Tonight forward of the vacation to speak about how she and Shelton, 45, will have a good time Thanksgiving alongside their household, throughout what she calls “the best phase of my life.”

“It’s a tradition. My whole family flies out, and we have not been back there since the wedding. So I’m really looking forward to it,” Stefani stated. (The couple tied the knot in July.) 

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“We have a new house there. We have a new life there,” she stated. “So it’s gonna be our first married Thanksgiving! Very grateful, very excited.”

Stefani — who shares three sons Apollo Bowie Flynn, 7, Zuma Nesta Rock, 13, and Kingston James McGregor, 15, with ex Gavin Rossdale — shared that her mother can be round to deal with a number of the cooking and Shelton will even have a hand within the kitchen.

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“My mom definitely likes to do her turkey her way. Blake likes to experiment with multiple smaller turkeys,” she stated. “They did like the hot Cheetos turkey one year, and then this year I think they’re doing bacon-wrapped. I don’t know, it’s all the boys are talking about the different things they’re gonna do.”

She added, “I know one thing is we never did mac and cheese, but we’re doing mac and cheese. That’s the new added [food]. Every year I feel like we add something new in.”

As the couple begins new traditions for the vacation, now as a married couple, Stefani defined that for Christmas, Shelton and Stefani at all times prep a “Timpano Pasta Dome.”

“Last year, we screwed up, I’m sorry! But I’m hoping to make up for last year. We’re going to make sure we do everything from scratch. We love making the memories,” she stated, earlier than including, “We go big.”

What does Stefani need for Christmas, although?

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

During final 12 months’s vacation, the nation singer shared a photograph on Instagram alongside Stefani, who was his fiancée on the time, and wrote that he had “a lot to be thankful for.”

“What a year we’ve all had, but there is still plenty to be thankful for! Happy Thanksgiving y’all!!!” he wrote.

They additionally celebrated a couple of days after the precise vacation. 

Stefani posted a video from a belated vacation dinner on her Instagram Story, showcasing the unfold of seasonal decor and meals whereas additionally capturing Shelton jokingly chugging a bottle of wine. “Oh my God!” she stated with fun as he drank, “He’s totally faking!”

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Earlier this month, Shelton recalled his wedding ceremony day and opened as much as PEOPLE about why Stefani’s vows meant a lot to him

“The thing that got to me was she spoke about my [late] brother and my dad as if she had known them almost,” Shelton stated. “She didn’t make it seem that way, but it felt that way as she was speaking about them. She said she wished they were there and what kind of men she thinks they must’ve been. Man, it hit me. Like, I couldn’t believe how hard it hit me.”

He added, “I felt like at this point, I’ve kind of gotten calloused. I guess I’m not because that absolutely slayed me. It’s hard to even remember what else she even said. I’ll never forget that feeling.”

A supply additionally advised PEOPLE shortly earlier than that the couple’s romance was going sturdy

“Gwen and Blake are doing well. They act like newlyweds,” the supply stated on the time. “They have the best chemistry.”

With Christmas across the nook, the busy pair — Shelton is at the moment teaching on season 21 of The Voice, whereas Stefani is engaged on a brand new album — are trying ahead to taking some off in December and spending the season collectively.

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


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