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My Cuban Thanksgiving

By Ana Connery

I grew up in a blue-collar Miami neighborhood where I lived with my brother, and our Cuban parents and grandparents. For the first time in years, I'm baaaaaaack for Thanksgiving, and boy have I missed the Cuban-American way of giving thanks! My Cuban Thanksgiving morning began at Plaza Bakery, a ... Read More

I Learned to Be Thankful in Uganda

By Jen Price

November is dubbed the thankful month and rightfully so. With a holiday named Thanksgiving, it’s only natural to pause and reflect on everything we are thankful for. It’s a wonderful exercise for the heart. I always seem to ask myself, though, “How can I live in this thankfulness year ... Read More

10 No-Bake Thanksgiving Side Dishes

By Andi Gleeson

This collection of No-Bake Thanksgiving Side Dishes can be prepared in your slow cooker, made on stovetop, or thrown together the day before! Thanksgiving is wonderful, but you have to admit that it's a bit stressful too (OK, maybe very stressful). There's so much to cook for one meal, and oven s... Read More

5 Things to Do with Bored Kids on Thanksgiving Day

By Erin Collard

What to do with a bored kid on Thanksgiving Day?   Let’s face it.  Thanksgiving is filled with wonderful smells, laughter and the occasional hiss of “Jimmy!  For the last time, get OUT of the kitchen!”  For little kids not interested in football or how to make a flaky pie crust, ... Read More

7 Things to Be Thankful for Right Now

By debraferrie

It's so easy to be negative and to complain isn't it?  There's traffic, bills,taxes. There's the common core and health insurance issues. Not to mention the normal every day stress of getting several kids to activities, doing homework, keeping the house clean and managing to buy enough food to actu... Read More

Family Thanksgiving Activities

By Nature Rocks

”These are my Thanksgiving Pants!” Who remembers the episode of Friends where a very determined Joey wears Phoebe’s old maternity pants to go after a giant turkey platter ? Maybe instead of pilfering her clothes, Joey should have taken his pals outside for a round of touch football. Maybe... Read More

11 Reasons Why Thanksgiving is the Best

By Carina

You can't tell me that the holiday devoted to harvest, eating, and giving thanks doesn't wrap it all up into a perfect happy package. Click through to see why I think Thanksgiving is the best!   So raise your hand (only slightly) and put on your elastic-waist pants... Read More

5 Affordable Fall Getaways

By MiniTime

In the market for an awesome travel deal? Say hello to November, which embodies a cold shoulder leading up to the holidays. For most of North America and the Caribbean, ‘tis the season—the shoulder season—when thin crowds and lower prices dance in our heads. Here are 5 affordable fall getaways... Read More

Thanksgiving Hosting To Do List

By Erica Fehrman

If you're hosting Thanksgiving and feel overwhelmed by the task, take a deep breath, be thankful for all the people who keep calling and putting a wrench in your plans, and follow my Thanksgiving hosting to-do list for a no-sweat day of thanks. First, the recipes! Maple... Read More

7 Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Hotel Packages

By MiniTime

Have you vowed to make the most of the four-day Thanksgiving weekend this year? For a growing number of families, that may mean taking the clan on the road for a getaway that combines holiday celebrations with the chance to relax and reboot with loved ones. We’ve picked seven Thanksgiv... Read More