What Will Literally Happen to You if You Eat Too Much on Thanksgiving

While many of us are excited to give thanks for all we have and count our blessings this coming Thanksgiving, we’re equally as excited to feast on Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and all of the other staples that come along with the delicious meals we all eat.  However, before you go nuts indulging … Read moreWhat Will Literally Happen to You if You Eat Too Much on Thanksgiving

Turkey Alternatives That Won’t Break the Thanksgiving Budget

No one thinks turkey alternatives when they think of Thanksgiving, but many hosts and hostesses think just that. Let’s face it; Thanksgiving is expensive and it is time consuming. I don’t even want to tell you what I just spent on a turkey to feed 15 people, and I certainly don’t even want to think … Read moreTurkey Alternatives That Won’t Break the Thanksgiving Budget

Stores That are Closing Their Doors on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2015

Thanksgiving is only two weeks away, and that means we all have a lot to do. For example, I need to make a list and go shopping since I host this holiday in my home. I also need to finish making my Christmas shopping list of people to buy for since my husband and I … Read moreStores That are Closing Their Doors on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2015

Three Thanksgiving Desserts Easier Than Pie

When it comes to the subject of Thanksgiving desserts, the first thing that comes to most peoples’ minds is pie. After all, pies of all kinds (especially pumpkin, pecan and apple) tend to take over the dessert table on Turkey Day – but it doesn’t always have to be that way! There are so many decadent and delicious desserts … Read moreThree Thanksgiving Desserts Easier Than Pie

Minor Tweaks to Make Your Thanksgiving Recipes a Little Healthier

Thanksgiving is, hands down, the most wonderful holiday of the year. You get to spend time with the people you love the most (or suffer with the people you tolerate to the best of your abilities) and you get to eat all day long. What could be better than getting to pour a glass of … Read moreMinor Tweaks to Make Your Thanksgiving Recipes a Little Healthier

New Twists on Classic Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Chances are you probably grew up with certain side dishes on Thanksgiving that you either loved or hated. And while most of us don’t like to mess with Thanksgiving tradition (it is tradition, after all) sometimes life calls for just a little bit of change. Perhaps you’d like to incorporate something into your meal your … Read moreNew Twists on Classic Thanksgiving Side Dishes

How to Deal with Hurtful Family Members on Thanksgiving 2014

Thanksgiving is one of the most magical holidays of the year. It’s practical in that it has no mystical characters that bring presents to leave under the tree after coming in through your chimney, but it’s magical in that it’s the one day of the year that families come together in an effort to put … Read moreHow to Deal with Hurtful Family Members on Thanksgiving 2014

When is Thanksgiving Celebrated in Other Countries?

As Americans, one of the most prominent holidays in the calendar year is Thanksgiving. In the United States, Thanksgiving Day is always the last Thursday in November that commemorates the Pilgrims landing in Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts.  To celebrate, many families and friends often get together and feast on traditional Thanksgiving foods, including turkey, mashed … Read moreWhen is Thanksgiving Celebrated in Other Countries?

Thanksgiving Quotes that Put Life into Perspective All Year

Thanksgiving is one of the most magical days of the year. It’s the day we all gather round the holiday table to break bread, indulge and spend time with those closest to us. It’s one of the very few days each year when families manage to put aside their differences to enjoy a few hours … Read moreThanksgiving Quotes that Put Life into Perspective All Year

Taking The Thanksgiving Challenge

As the month of November approaches (wasn’t it just March?!) everyone will start thinking about Thanksgiving. They will think about seeing family, picking up the biggest turkey around, what kind of wine to serve with Thanksgiving dinner (and whether or not Great Aunt Shirley will start telling the rest of the family what she doesn’t … Read moreTaking The Thanksgiving Challenge