(West Orange County, 11/26/2013)We spend months getting ready for Christmas or “Holiday,” whichever you celebrate, Thanksgiving weekend is getting squeezed by Black Friday sales to where it barely exists.
My way of fighting back is to put up our Thanksgiving post a couple days early.
Because we could all benefit from more Thanksgiving !
What a great idea–a day set aside for a celebration of thanks! Kinder and gentler than modern Christma–less commercialized, more family oriented, with unique American roots and even a healthy main dish.
Thanksgiving is a uniquely North American holiday. It’s only celebrated in the U.S. (4th Thursday in November), Canada (2nd Monday of October), and, more recently, in Grenada (October 25th)!
Thanksgiving actually has more roots than just the Pilgrims, too. Believe it or not,the very first American Thanksgiving was actually celebrated in Florida! Read the rest of this entry →