Thanksgiving Facts
Nov11

Thanksgiving Facts

Thanksgiving Facts When you think of Thanksgiving, several images normally come to mind, the Plymouth Pilgrims, Turkey, the Mayflower, a large dinner and at times professional football. Some may even think about Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving meal of popcorn and candy. But here we will explore some of the little known Facts of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a predominately United States tradition. It is celebrated annually on the...

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The First Thanksgiving

The first Thanksgiving is a matter of some debate and myth but is widely regarded to have happened in 1621 at Plymouth Rock. The basic players were the pilgrims who had gotten on board the Mayflower ship to come over here to the New World to escape the religious persecution in England going on during those times. Many accounts say there were only 53 of them left at the time of the first Thanksgiving due to harsh conditions, lack of...

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Thanksgiving Food – My Favorite Part of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving food is the best part of the five day weekend and what you probably believe is the whole reason for this national holiday. But really the origins of the holiday going back to the first Thanksgiving in 1621 and even long before that with both the English and the native peoples here in America had religious overtones to it. The English had been thanking God for bountiful harvests for centuries and the Indians also thank...

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Easy Thanksgiving Recipe – Kid Approved!

Easy Thanksgiving Recipe – Kid Approved! My sister and I have our favorite foods and side dishes that we like to enjoy every Thanksgiving. Here is one that is quick, simple and sure to please! Even picky eaters, like your Thanksgiving Kids, will love it. Cranberry Harvest Pie 8 oz pkg cream cheese softened 1 cup whipping cream 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 16 oz whole cranberry sauce 1 frozen pie crust With mixer, beat cheese...

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Thanksgiving Date – To Bring or Not to Bring a Date

Thanksgiving Date – To Bring or Not to Bring a Date Thanksgiving Date to bring one or not to bring one that is the question… Ok, Ok I know you were probably looking or wanting to know the actual date of Thanksgiving. For future reference Thanksgiving is always the fourth Thursday in November whatever day that happens to fall on. This year the date of Thanksgiving is November 27, 2008. You may have typed in Thanksgiving...

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Thanksgiving Kids

Thanksgiving Kids Thanksgiving kids just has a nice ring to it. Teaching your kids about Thanksgiving, the traditions surrounding it, and just the overall importance of being willing and able to express thanks for what you been given is a very important concept. Having an attitude of gratitude will serve your kids well for the rest of their lives. One of the biggest things I always remember about Thanksgiving was the excellent food...

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