The Food Network star, 52, posted a candy image graph on Instagram together along with her daughter, Jade, 14, in celebration of Thanksgiving.

"Happy Thanksgiving! I even have a lot to be thankful for this yr and always grateful for my girl ♥️,"

the thankful mama wrote along with an image of herself giving her infant a smooch on the cheek.

Giada De Laurentii

Last yr, De Laurentiis spoke with PEOPLE about how she assigns family individuals specific aspects on Thanksgiving  

inclusive of her boyfriend, Shane Farley! "I inform people what to make in my family. I form of recognizing what their strengths are," she stated on the time.

Last yr Farley becomes on potato duty. "Traditionally, my family, we have got constantly made mashed potatoes with peas.  

We make the mashed potatoes, after which we put the peas in the middle, and we bake it," De Laurentiis stated.  

"But Shane is frightened of peas. He does not like them, so we've got swapped them. I just said to him, 'If you do not need the peas as we do in my family, then you will make mashed potatoes.'"  

De Laurentiis also stated getting the complete family involved allows them to "take a number of the strain off of me. And I additionally feel love it includes them greater in Thanksgiving."