Along with “the bird,” we relish the Thanksgiving Day parade, football rivalry and kickoff of the holiday shopping season. But the essence of Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks, a time to express gratitude for all the blessings in our lives.
Along with “the bird,” we relish the Thanksgiving Day parade, football rivalry and kickoff of the holiday shopping season. But the essence of Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks, a time to express gratitude for all the blessings in our lives.Read More
Whether you spend Thanksgiving Day with family or friends, you’re likely to share longstanding customs. For some, it’s all about the feast. For others, it’s all about football. Here are some of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions:
Holidays may be full of fun and excitement, but they also can be hazardous to your health.
It would seem that Turkey Day should score low on the potential-for-trouble meter, but, in reality, Thanksgiving Day poses its own set of challenges. If you don’t prepare your turkey properly, you could send guests home sick. If not everyone in the family gets along, your dinner table could go from cordial to combative.
Here are some holiday safety tips to help keep the Thanksgiving holiday a healthy one for your household:
Finding time to relax, even for a few precious moments, is just as important during the hectic Thanksgiving period as any of the tasks on your to-do list. As Thanksgiving approaches, with the December holidays right on its heels, it brings along a lot of holiday stress. And nothing ruins festivities faster than catching a cold or getting a migraine.
Before you begin reading the articles in our Blog about Thanksgiving, take a moment to see how much you know about the holiday. Here are 5 questions to test your knowledge:
- Which U.S. President officially set aside the last Thursday of November as the national day for Thanksgiving?
- The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began in what year – 1911, 1920 or 1939?
- The average weight of a turkey purchased for Thanksgiving is how many pounds – 15, 17 or 19?
- The holiday shopping season traditionally begins on the day after Thanksgiving. What is the name of that day?
- What percentage of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day – 71, 81 or 91 percent?
And let’s ask one more question: Who can have a happier, healthier and truly thankful Thanksgiving by reading the articles in our Blog?
- Abraham Lincoln
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