Thanksgiving Special

Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving Special

Thanksgiving Special
Thanksgiving Special

Let’s celebrate with delicious food and a grateful heart.

Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving, the Truth Behind the Holiday

It’s Thanksgiving time in America. Learn about the history of Thanksgiving, plus some great ideas on how to host a killer party, or at least survive this holiday with your sanity intact depending on what side of the border you call home!

I hope you’re enjoying your time with friends and family and stuffing your face!

Let’s make a Thanksgiving feast.

If you wish, give yourself a holiday from
the struggle of managing your career and enjoy a simple, relaxed day with your
family and friends. Make something tasty together.

Today is Thanksgiving.

Today is Thanksgiving
Today is Thanksgiving

For the American viewers, I hope you’re enjoying your time with friends and family and stuffing your face! For the international viewers, I hope you had a lovely yesterday and that this brings a smile to your face even if you didn’t have an awesome Thanksgiving dinner.

Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?

The Pilgrims did not celebrate Thanksgiving because they were thankful for the food that had been provided to them by the Indians. The Indians did not celebrate Thanksgiving because they were thankful for the generosity of the Pilgrims (and I don’t blame them). It was only in the last part of the 19th century that Americans began celebrating Thanksgiving in an attempt to create a mythic origin story to justify their celebration of turkey, pumpkin pie, football, and piety.

No matter how rich or poor, young or old you are with everything at hand or
struggle to live with the barest of essentials, if you are alive on this earth
it is a cause for celebration.

When the Pilgrims set out for the New World in 1620, they left England with
two things on their minds, religion and food. The fascinating thing about
Thanksgiving is that it’s a feast of both. Throughout the 17th century, people
gathered for special days to give thanks for good weather or victories or other
blessings.

Today is Thanksgiving in the US,

Thanksgiving Special
Thanksgiving Special

which commemorates the Pilgrims’ first harvest feast with Indians. This time of
year also seems like a good time to reflect on how things are going for your
startup.

Happy Thanksgiving. It’s the day when we get together with friends and family to give thanks for all things good in our lives. We eat, drink and be merry. But before we get to the really good part, I want to talk about something else.

As a child, I loved Thanksgiving. Turkey. Gravy. Sweet potatoes. Stuffing. Wow! I would devour everything on my plate, even the miniature corn cobs. And I loved the cranberry sauce so much that every year I would request a double helping of it for dessert after dinner … almost as much as I loved going to Disneyland … almost as much as Christmas morning … almost as much as winning the spelling bee in the 1st grade.

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