Thanksgiving Blog

Thanksgiving Food Ideas for Vegetarians

For meat-eaters, it is important to understand that vegetarians follow a diet that includes fruit, vegetables, grain, seeds, beans and nuts. Some vegetarians also include dairy products and/or eggs in their diet. However strict vegans do not consume any animal or animal by-products. Meat-free Appetizers and Starters For vegetarians who ...

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Thanksgiving Disaster Stories – How to Find Humor in the Holiday

Thanksgiving is a time for family, fellowship, food…so why do things seem to go wrong at the worst possible time? Big holidays tend to deliver great expectations with images of family and friends gathered in health, harmony, and happiness. For some, that vision quickly erodes into a holiday fiasco. Travel ...

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Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas for Singles

Thanksgiving is not just for families anymore. If you cannot be with your family on Thanksgiving, make a family atmosphere with your favorite single friends who will also not be going home for the holiday. Sharing the workload will make the holiday more enjoyable for all, and some surprises will ...

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Thanksgiving Collage Ideas for Kids

Children love to make crafts. Thanksgiving collages are fun crafts to make and are an inexpensive activity that children will enjoy. A Thanksgiving collage is a wonderful decoration for your home or classroom. Materials Needed for Thanksgiving Collages It doesn’t take a lot of materials to make a collage. The ...

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Thanksgiving: A Great Mental Health Day

Thanksgiving may appear to be just the usual family ritual with friends and family gathered to give thanks. However, when we look more closely, we can observe those involved enjoying themselves while relaxing in the company of those they love. On Thanksgiving, when words and thoughts are expressed in thanks ...

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Thanksgiving – Last-minute Preparations

Thanksgiving is just a few days away. There’s a rush to get the last-minute preparations in place to celebrate Thanksgiving. You may still be making out your list of things or running back and forth to the store for things you forgot to put on the list. The truth is ...

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Start a New Thanksgiving Family Tradition by Giving Thanks

With all the football games, parades, and fancy turkey recipes we often lose track of what Thanksgiving is really about. Thanksgiving is supposed to be about giving thanks. The first Thanksgiving way back in 162, was a celebration of a successful harvest and a way for the pilgrims to show ...

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Safely Thaw, Roast and Serve a Turkey for Thanksgiving

A turkey dinner is actually one of the easier dinners to prepare. As with any meat dish, food safety should be considered. These guidelines will help defrost safely, roast to the correct temperature and deal with the leftovers. Web addresses and phone numbers for some of the “turkey hotlines” are ...

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