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Reasons We Drink Heavily On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.25.2015 | Comedy

If you're gonna eat all that food, you better get something in your stomach first. So you can forget Dad's lengthy trip to the bathroom immediately be...

This Is What The Black Voices Family Is Thankful For

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices

This year, Thanksgiving came at a time of great unrest in the black community. Thousands of protesters disrupted calm across the whole of America a...

Impress Your Relatives With These 7 Thanksgiving Anecdotes

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business

Talking about the weather and football probably gets you through family dinner on Thursday. Still, you're never far from someone's rabid partisan rant...

Your Thanksgiving Argument Generator Has Arrived

The Huffinton Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.28.2013 | Comedy

We all know spending time with family during the holidays can be stressful. Arguments break out over the smallest things. Fights erupt over deep-seate...

Can You Talk Turkey With Your Climate-Change-Denying Relatives This Thanksgiving?

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green

Thanksgiving is coming and you know what that means, folks: dinner with your climate-change-denying relatives. You know who I'm talking about. The...

Home For The Holiday Weekend? 5 Tips For Not (Completely) Losing It

Dr. Paula Bloom | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paula Bloom

You do yoga, drink green tea, and read every self-improvement book that comes out. You have it together, you are evolved, and you've got the whole emotional intelligence thing under control. And then the fourth Thursday of November approaches. Yup, it's time to go home for the holidays.

Ghosts, And Chocolate Turkeys, For Thanksgiving

Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.22.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Belkin

Thanksgiving is no longer something being passed down to us, but rather something for us to pass on to our children.

My First Thankstaking

Elise Sax | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
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.

Thanksgiving "Comedy" With My Uncle Barry

Blake Henderson | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

"So my kids -- aka the pumpKINs -- know that I normally go get my annual physical the day after Thanksgiving. I know it's weird, but I just love seeing the look on my doctor's face when he asks for my blood type and I say 'gravy.'"

Goblins of Greed and Gnome Roasting: An Alternative Thanksgiving Feast

Varla Ventura | Posted 01.19.2013 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

If you think of your family as alternatives to beasts and beings that could invade your house the rest of the year, you may find yourself particularity thankful this year.

What Is Thanksgiving? (Video)

Scott Bateman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

So, so many people are asking me: What is this "Thanksgiving" holiday that's coming up? Is this a new thing? Where are my keys?

The Thanksgiving Challenge

Adele Scheele | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

You are either going to be busy up to your elbows cooking the bird, or driving somewhere to eat it with family or friends. Either way, you probably have mixed feelings about the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.


Rich Siegel | Posted 01.23.2012 | Comedy
Rich Siegel

We all have the day off. We'll spend time with family, football and hopefully some fizzy drinks with high alcohol content. And we'll express our thanks to the Lord, to the fickle finger of fate or just to damn good luck, for all the things we have.

How Love Makes Age Less Scary

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 01.22.2012 | Fifty
Donna Jean Freberg

Into every life a little rain must fall. Sometimes a torrential downpour, or even a Tsunami perhaps. And we hang on for dear life and find out what we are made of.

Holiday Cards: The Good, The Bad And The Awkward

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.01.2012 | Parents

Oh, the holidays. That, big chunk of time between November and January that seems to far too long, but sneaks up on us every single year. We struggle ...

My Wife and I Now Spend the Holidays Together... And We Like It That Way, Too

Patrick Sauer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Sauer

My last post on the holidays made me feel guilty for a bit of writerly withholding to the readers. I apologize. I wasn't entirely forthcoming.

My Wife And I Spend The Holidays Apart... And We Like It That Way

Patrick Sauer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Sauer

For ten years running, we've spent the holidays apart. And it's not just Christmas. We usually go our separate ways for Thanksgiving, too.

A Thanksgiving State Of Mind

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

I say, when you have two kids under two, you've just gone back to work, your husband has been traveling and your nanny has been on vacation for two weeks, you can't put a price on staying put.