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Holiday Thoughts For Thanksgiving

by on Aug.09, 2011, under Uncategorized

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Christmas and New Year often overshadow the Thanksgiving Holidays. In many ways however Thanksgiving is more important than these other holidays and a time to reflect on the year past. Lets not forget Thanksgiving Dinner which is a major highlight of the holiday. It’s often the case that the host will make preparations well ahead of the actual day to ensure Thanksgiving dinner is the best it can be.

In large families, the ladies will get together and collectively cook Thanksgiving Dinner. It can be very much a team event. Recipes just for Thanksgiving are often looked out and use to prepare special dished that are the pride of the family.

If you live far away, you sometimes have to choose between visiting home for Thanksgiving or Christmas. It’s not always possible to travel home for both holidays. If you are faced with such a decision, one option is to alternate each year. They may make it home one year for Thanksgiving and the next year for Christmas. In terms of travel, its usually easier to book air or train tickets for thanksgiving Thanksgiving. Christmas holidays on the other hand do require that you book well in advance to have any chance of getting a seat.

The four day Thanksgiving holidays is a major attraction making it a very popular time of year. Most businesses close their doors on the Friday and open up again on the Monday. The three of four day holidays make is much more easy visiting friends and family. If the turkey has not slowed you down, shopping on the day after Thanksgiving offers the chance of finding many low price bargains. Many people take the opportunity to start decorating their home for Christmas once Thanksgiving is over.

But what if you are away from your family and friends at Thanksgiving? If you can’t be with family and friends for this Thanksgiving then look for other parties and events to enjoy. There are usually lots of events and parties going on at Thanksgiving so there is no need to be alone. Being alone during the holidays can be tough but there are lots of other options to join in the fun. This means Thanksgiving 2011 too. There are still plenty of people who are alone at Thanksgiving. Who knows, you may be able to get a group of like minded people together and celebrate Thanksgiving together.

For more ideas, tips recipies and Thanksgiving trivia, visit our site Thanksgiving2011.net. Article Writen by Abe Kongsri

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