Gwen Stefani is ‘grateful’ for her first Thanksgiving as Blake Shelton’s wife

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Gwen Stefani is enjoying her very first Thanksgiving as Blake Shelton’s wife.

The Don’t Speak singer, 52, took to Instagram to share her joy over her new marital status as she shared images from the big day which they spent in Oklahoma.

The blonde beauty showed images of Blake cooking a bacon-wrapped turkey, her father holding a plate of stuffing, and one of her boys helping in the kitchen as the dinner table was nicely made up with yellow roses.

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Mrs Shelton is at ease: Gwen Stefani is enjoying her very first Thanksgiving as Blake Shelton's wife. The Don't Speak singer, 52, took to Instagram to share her joy over her new marital status as she shared images from the big day which they spent in Oklahoma

Mrs Shelton is at ease: Gwen Stefani is enjoying her very first Thanksgiving as Blake Shelton’s wife. The Don’t Speak singer, 52, took to Instagram to share her joy over her new marital status as she shared images from the big day which they spent in Oklahoma

Country style T-Day: The blonde beauty showed images of Blake cooking a bacon-wrapped turkey

Country style T-Day: The blonde beauty showed images of Blake cooking a bacon-wrapped turkey

Here to help my stepdad: One of Gwen's sons stuck his head into this photo where Blake was making a turkey basket

Here to help my stepdad: One of Gwen’s sons stuck his head into this photo where Blake was making a turkey basket

At the dinner are her parents Dennis and Patti, as well as her three sons – Apollo, seven, Zuma, 13, and Kingston, 15 – whom she shares with ex Gavin Rossdale.

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The California native told Entertainment Tonight she gets her family together every year. 

‘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 said. 

They wed in July.

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

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A place for Jill: One of the name cards was placed on a blue and beige napkin with an acorn closure as her crystal was shown off

A place for Jill: One of the name cards was placed on a blue and beige napkin with an acorn closure as her crystal was shown off

Stupendous setting: Gwen's table looked magnificent with a large bouquet of flowers

Stupendous setting: Gwen’s table looked magnificent with a large bouquet of flowers

And it sounds as if everyone will be working in the kitchen. 

‘My mom definitely likes to do her turkey her way. Blake likes to experiment with multiple smaller turkeys,’ she said.

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‘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.’

And a place for Blake: Here his name card is seen over a napkin and next to silverware

And a place for Blake: Here his name card is seen over a napkin and next to silverware

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.’

And she is already planning Christmas. ‘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.’ 

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

In his jammies: Gwen's youngest son was in his TNT green pajamas as he helped cook

In his jammies: Gwen’s youngest son was in his TNT green pajamas as he helped cook

‘The thing that got to me was she spoke about my [late] brother and my dad as if she had known them almost,’ Shelton said. ‘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.’

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

Papa got into the cooking mood too: Gwen's father Dennis wore a Stefani apron

Papa got into the cooking mood too: Gwen’s father Dennis wore a Stefani apron

A few pies for the family: In the kitchen a pecan and pumpkin pie could be seen

A few pies for the family: In the kitchen a pecan and pumpkin pie could be seen

‘Gwen and Blake are doing well. They act like newlyweds,’ the source said at the time. ‘They have the best chemistry.’

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With Christmas around the corner, the busy pair — Shelton is currently coaching on season 21 of The Voice, while Stefani is working on a new album — are looking forward to taking some off in December and spending the season together.

‘Gwen loves Christmas,’ the source added. ‘She can’t wait to enjoy some family time.’

This comes after Shelton said was ‘absolutely slayed’ by Stefani’s wedding vows.

The magic of her new home: The newlyweds have a new mansion in Oklahoma

The magic of her new home: The newlyweds have a new mansion in Oklahoma

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Cute touch: The B is for Blake and the G for Gwen in this sign above a wood bench

Cute touch: The B is for Blake and the G for Gwen in this sign above a wood bench

Yee-haw: A neon sign that shows a cowgirl in her hat and boots is on the wall up the stairway

Yee-haw: A neon sign that shows a cowgirl in her hat and boots is on the wall up the stairway

The couple tied the knot in July and had been asked by their friend Carson Daly, who officiated the ceremony, to compose their own vows, and while the country singer expressed his feelings in a song, ‘We Can Reach the Stars’, he was bowled over by the deeply personal message from the 52-year-old star, who had spent weeks writing her speech.

Blake recalled: ‘She took that really hard, took it to heart and talked about it all the time. She was like, ‘Oh my God, I’m still working on it.”

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When it came to their wedding day, the 45-year-old star understood why she had taken so long and he was overcome with emotion at the way she had included his deceased family members.

Future cowgirl: And Gwen seen here with a cowboy hat on in a pale blue color

Future cowgirl: And Gwen seen here with a cowboy hat on in a pale blue color

Young BlakeL The country crooner as young man in his country western shirt

Young BlakeL The country crooner as young man in his country western shirt

He added to People magazine: ‘The thing that got to me was she spoke about my [late] brother and my dad as if she had known them almost.

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‘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. 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.’

The Voice coach admitted his song – which he co-wrote with Craig Wiseman – shocked Gwen just as much because she knows he doesn’t write very much any more.

He said: ‘For me, writing songs is like going to the dentist sometimes. So the fact that I did that, I think it was a complete shock to her.’

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