Thanksgiving

The History behind Thanksgiving

The History behind Thanksgiving

While you get excited for the delicious meal you are going to consume today, take a moment to be reminded of the history behind this holiday. What people commonly refer to as the “First Thanksgiving” occurred in 1621 when the Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest in Plymouth with a feast. It is reported that it […]

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The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

I love the Fall, the cooler weather, the vibrant colors and Thanksgiving, being grateful for our blessings, no presents, no expectations – just getting together with family and friends, gathering around a picturesque table, partaking in a splendid meal and feeling safe while sharing pleasant and personal conversation. Thanksgiving is a day for caring, as […]

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Thanksgiving Fun Facts

Thanksgiving Fun Facts

For the next few minutes, depending on how quickly you read, just forget about the ongoing heated debate over the meaning of Thanksgiving VS Black Thursday and Friday and learn some fun holiday facts you can share around the dinner table when the family has stopped talking to one another and your favorite Uncle Joe […]

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To Shop or Not To Shop

To Shop or Not To Shop

Originally, and for hundreds of years, Thanksgiving was a day of celebration, of being thankful for our blessings and sharing with those we love. Then, Thanksgiving became less traditional meaning turkey, family, football and a day off work. Now, with “Black Friday”— and sometimes even “Black Thursday” — millions of American households consider Thanksgiving as […]

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A Time for Change (Please Read this with Your Family & Friends on this Thanksgiving Holiday.)

A Time for Change (Please Read this with Your Family & Friends on this Thanksgiving Holiday.)

This year Americans will consume: 51 million turkeys, equaling 2,266 Statues of Liberty. Eleven million pounds of potato chips, enough to cover the state of Arizona. And a billion chicken wings that could stretch from Seattle Seahawks’ field to New England’s. Now, why is it we can’t feed the hungry in America? Facts according to […]

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