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First Thanksgiving

12 Foods They Really Ate At The First Thanksgiving

Posted 11.08.2013 | Taste

No turkey or cranberry sauce here.

First Thanksgiving In U.S. Was Given By A Spaniard

Voxxi | Delfin Carbonell Basset | Posted 11.20.2012 | Latino Voices

As I have written elsewhere (VOXXI, November 19, 2012), Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles (1519-1574), from Asturias, was the founder of the city of St. Ag...

My First Thankstaking

Elise Sax | Posted 01.20.2013 | Food
Elise Sax

There is no turkey in my freezer. No Thanksgiving shopping list on my fridge. For the first time since 1989, I'm not cooking for Thanksgiving. Nothing. Not even a pie crust.

How to Survive Your First Thanksgiving as Newlyweds

Jaime Byrne | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaime Byrne

For some newlyweds Thanksgiving may be the first holiday that you've ever hosted, which can be very exciting but also stressful. Here are some tips to help you survive and make it look easy!

10 Ways Deal With The Most Stressful Newlywed Experience Of The Year

Xochitl Gonzalez | Posted 01.23.2012 | Weddings
Xochitl Gonzalez

As a newlywed, there are few things as exciting and potentially stressful as hosting your first Thanksgiving. Here are 10 Do' s and Don'ts for surviving your first Thanksgiving together.

A Thanksgiving Tour Of Plymouth Plantation

Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel

As the story goes, Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts marks the spot where the pilgrims first came ashore in 1620 after fleeing England in searc...

Was The First Thanksgiving A Religious Celebration?

Posted 11.18.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) If you want to prepare for Thanksgiving like a real Pilgrim this year, here's what you should do: Canc...

An Atheist's Thanksgiving Confessions

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

Thanksgiving was a religious holiday for me just as it was for generations of American Christians. But God is no more at the heart of Thanksgiving than brutality is -- meaning both were, and both can be, but neither must be.

Thanksgiving Code: Five Hidden Symbols Of America's Holiday

Bruce Feiler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce Feiler

The real story of Thanksgiving reads like a Dan Brown novel. It involves a little-known web of secret societies, biblical imagery, presidential power, and lost books.

Kids Reenact The First Thanksgiving With Smallpox Blankets And Whiskey (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

How did the Pilgrims celebrate the first Thanksgiving? According to these adorable young history buffs, with blankets covered in smallpox. While it ma...

Thanksgiving, a Practice of Gratitude

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

On this Thanksgiving, we face the uncertainties and sufferings wrought by a faltering economy. Not all of us feel abundant right now. Yet, a grateful heart is an open heart.