Family Traditions Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the past year, meet with the family and, of course, eat a big 'ole turkey stuffing until you feel yourself. In fact, according to the National Turkey Federation, over 90% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day. Many of us have traditions, ranging from Thanksgiving dinner fried turkey green bean casserole with sweet potato pie, but there are often over Thanksgiving a handsome bird. Many families have adopted other traditions that are passed from one generation to another. Here are some fun ideas for Thanksgiving tradition that will surely delight your family.

1) Have each person create a "What I am grateful for the list. "You could go to the table before the big dinner is served so that each person can say out loud what he / she is grateful that you could have each person write down their list of sheets of paper so they can be punched and stored in a 3-ring binder. Add some pictures of everyone in the celebration of Thanksgiving and the binder can be your Thanksgiving family memories book.

2) see football games of the NFL on television with beer and snacks, of course. Watching the Detroit Lions and / or the Dallas Cowboys, is considered by many as an important part of Thanksgiving Day as the turkey. Better yet, the family in the backyard or local basketball court for a Thanksgiving game on their own.

3) See "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. "Launched in 1973, this poignant film shows the misadventures of Charlie Brown in his attempt to throw together a traditional dinner of Thanksgiving for all your friends. Snoopy and Woodstock intervene to save the day. A fun idea would be to make and eat all the Snoopy served food like toast and jelly.

4) Go to the tree farm and select the Christmas tree in the family the day after Thanksgiving. You could mark the delivery of one or two weeks later to make sure it does not dry out before Christmas.

5) Make a wish in the fork of the turkey. Allow two members of the family to hold on to each end of the fork and pull at the same time a wish. Whoever gets the largest piece (the one with the head on it) will have his / her wish come true. Make sure your desire not to share with others or will not come true!

6) View Macy's parade on Thanksgiving Day on TV with his family. For nearly 80 years, Macy has held deserved Thanksgiving and Christmas with his big parade in New York. The parade has huge balloons, bands, beautiful floats, of course, Santa Claus.

7) Volunteer at a local shelter or serve Meals On Wheels to deliver food from Thanksgiving Day to the less fortunate Americans.

8) Make a Thanksgiving craft or hostess gift for the cook (s). This is a great project to do with children.

9) Get up early the day after Thanksgiving shopping. This is especially fun for women in the family. Known as "Black Friday" the day after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the trading days of the year, with sales and Early Bird Specials in retail stores.

10) Develop the names of the Christmas gifts. Many big names to attract families the annual exchange of Christmas and Thanksgiving is the perfect time to discover who is buying a gift for whom.

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