Thanksgiving Blog

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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Meal Tips for a Green Thanksgiving Feast

Turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, squash, and pumpkin pie. These are just some of the more traditional foods served Thanksgiving Day. But have you ever wondered how many miles these foods have traveled to get to your plate? Were they grown with herbicides or hormones? This year challenge yourself ...

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Marinading or Brining a Turkey for Thanksgiving

Many Thanksgiving turkey recipes will discuss rubs, marinades and brines. All of these are used to season and flavor the turkey. The rub is used immediately before cooking, while a marinade or a brine takes time to season the meat. Brines While a brine is technically a marinade, it has ...

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