Thanksgiving Blog

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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Religious Books: Christian Kids’ Books for Thanksgiving & Fall

Thanksgiving is an important autumnal holiday about giving thanks, counting our blessings, and spending time with family and friends. Listed below are some festive and enjoyable children’s literature that celebrate the autumnal season and Thanksgiving, as well as, are Christian themed. Many of these enjoyable and festive children’s board and ...

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Preschool Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts: Fall Craft Ideas for Kids

Fall provides abundant inspiration for seasonal crafts. The colors of the changing leaves, a rich, inspiring history and Thanksgiving traditions make the holiday a favorite with young artists. As you plan your festivities this year, try to incorporate activities that excite the imaginations of the younger crowd. Even preschoolers can ...

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Planning a Disability-Friendly Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is, for many, a day of good food and good company. Having a disability shouldn’t get in the way of enjoying either. With a little forethought, your disability won’t stand in the way of enjoying the holiday, whether you want to help prepare the meal or just enjoy the ...

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Origins of the American Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day in the United States is today is a feast day set apart to thank God for all blessings and to celebrate the bounteous harvest. It is also a day to be home with family and friends, and is more of a secular holiday today than the religious holiday ...

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New Ideas for Starting Thanksgiving Traditions

Like many other holidays, Thanksgiving traditions are built around family. Families and friends around the world take the time to come together, share in a Thanksgiving feast and show how grateful they are for each other. There isn’t a better time to create family traditions and make lasting memories. This ...

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