B&B Recap: Thanksgiving Brings Everyone Together

Pam and Charlie work their magic in the kitchen.

1. Pam and Charlie work their magic in the kitchen.

It's Thanksgiving, and you know what that means: The Forrester mansion is filled with laughter, smiles, and the smells of Pam's delicious cooking. 


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Brooke and Katie attempt to help prepare the meal.

2. Brooke and Katie attempt to help prepare the meal.

Okay, so they weren't much help at all, but they looked super cute in their aprons! 

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Vivienne makes a surprise visit.

3. Vivienne makes a surprise visit.

After Maya invited her parents to Thanksgiving, she was left to wonder if they'd actually show up. Just as the meal was being prepared, Julius and Vivienne walked through the Forrester doors bringing their love and famous twice-baked potatoes. 

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Steffy flashes her bling at the table.

4. Steffy flashes her bling at the table.

Everyone was floored by Steffy's beautiful engagement ring, taking time to congratulate the happy couple. 

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Bill tells Brooke how grateful he is for her.

5. Bill tells Brooke how grateful he is for her.

Following the Forrester tradition, Eric asked the family to go around the table and say something they appreciate about the person to their right. Smooth talking Bill told Katie that he couldn't imagine his life without her, bringing a joyful tear to her eye. 

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Maya and Julius make amends.

6. Maya and Julius make amends.

When it came time for Julius to say something positive about Maya, everyone at the table grew nervous. But, the tension eased once Julius started talking. The humbled father said he was so grateful to be sitting with both of his daughters at the Thanksgiving table, and that while he was still trying to fully accept Maya, he sincerely loved her. 

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Ivy shares a sweet moment with Brooke.

7. Ivy shares a sweet moment with Brooke.

Ivy thanked Brooke for her compassion and commitment to helping the entire family. 

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Eric Forrester unites the family for another lovely holiday.

8. Eric Forrester unites the family for another lovely holiday.

Getting all of the families together sounds like the perfect recipe for disaster. But, this year, everyone left the drama at the door. Leave it to Eric Forrester to bring the Avants, Forresters, Logans, and Spencers together for a beautiful meal!

Watch the full episode on CBS.com.

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at The Bold and the Beautiful!

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