This post is about sharing the voices of some amazing LGBTQ community leaders, allies, and friends -- and they are thankful for a lot. I hope this assemblage of thanks is as awe-inspiring to you as it is to me.
Once you grab a few gifts for family and friends, here are 5 things I think you should do instead of going overboard with Black Friday shopping. I'm willing to bet that each one will make you a whole lot happier than getting a great deal at a mall.
Did they accept the Pilgrims' invitation just to be polite neighbors? Or did they have something to give thanks for too?
Hanukah and Christmas, for example, often get paired, even though they are not religiously linked together. This year, with Hanukah/Thanksgiving, Thanksgivingakah, it's an opportunity to think about how Hanukah and Thanksgiving relate to one another.
A good hostess will never admit that you are the proverbial thorn in her aproned side. But, rest assured, when the invitations go out every year there are a few black sheep on the list that are habitually a problem. It might be you.
While I enjoy belting out Christmas carols and drinking eggnog as much as the next girl, I find it alarming that Thanksgiving is being tossed aside so quickly.
Another Thanksgiving. Family, friends, food, and hopefully some time off to sleep off your turkey-induced tryptophan daze. And yes, that pesky brother-in-law who's especially revved up this year for an aggressive incoming attack well before the gravy boat reaches you.
Whether it's the tradition of the Cowboys playing football on Thanksgiving, Red Kettles in front of stores during the holidays, or a Thanksgiving Day halftime show, it's important for us all to both create new traditions with our loved ones and keep the old ones alive.
Creamy, pumpkin-y goodness and a buttery, flaky crust all topped with whipped cream.
As we gather around the table for a Thanksgiving dinner or volunteer at a local community center, let's all take a second to be thankful for the victories that our community has seen recently.
Don't go overboard on the selection of pies. Three pies are more than enough if you are having 10 guests or less. That's 24 slices of pie, people.
As you sit down with your family over the Thanksgiving holiday, there's much more to discuss than football, black Friday deals, and leftovers. In fact, with the family all together, you might get everyone involved in some financial discussions that are difficult to organize at other times of the year.
We, French people, don't eat turkey for Thanksgiving, for the simple reason that we don't celebrate Thanksgiving.
At some point (and only you can decide when), it's time to make new traditions and enjoy the holidays with and without your kids.
As we give thanks this season, I think it appropriate we better appreciate the meal on our plate as a remarkable species of often striking appearance in the wild.
This Thanksgiving I am heading to my in-laws and I am dreading what is coming my way. Not only do we have plans to spend the holiday with them, but the entire weekend.