Remember what we have experienced together and share what we love the most about it. That is Thanksgiving. It is familiar. It is custom. It is my culture on Thanksgiving. It is a sacred act and cherished expectation that will not happen this year.
Sometimes the feast that we receive is not one of food. When we appreciate the small things in life, the feasts can be truly heavenly and spiritual.
All the apple pie that is America did not stop the shift to make America great again. That greatness is not about political power, but the power to uphold the laws of the land without prejudice. Thanksgiving is about being thankful for what we are given: Freedom and the power to vote!
It was my first Thanksgiving in Arizona, away from my mother and home state of Georgia. Seems like lately, we skip Thanksgiving and slide right into Christmas. Just like a prayer though, we should give thanks before we get the things that we've been asking
Evangelicals misused the Bible to spread the message that anyone who was not a White Anglo Saxon Protestant,(WASP) had no rights in America.
The face mask is an essential identity which completes the character or the costume for Halloween, Mardi Gras, other holiday celebrations or rituals. The mask is also critical for protecting people in their working or living environments.
"Kuumba" is the sixth principle of Kwanzaa. It is the Swahili word for creativity, practiced by African Americans on Day 6 of the 7-day observance of African heritage, values, and principles.
You think that eating as much as you can hold is fun? Think again. Try to understand what it is like to be a competitive eater.
Let us not forget the importance of November 11th; Veterans Day. I'm proud to say my father served in the U.S. Navy aboard the Antietam CV-36 during WW11 and my nephew served in the Marines in Afghanistan.
For Memorial Day, my kids and I did some red, white, and blue crafts and activities. We talked about the holiday itself, but our activities were pretty generally patriotic, so it's easy to replicate these for July 4th, Veteran's Day, or whenever the...
Every year on the fourth Thursday of the month of November people in the United States come together to celebrate Thanksgiving - a time of praise and thanks for all that we have in our lives, all the things that we were blessed with, and all the things that we cherish in this world.
A Complete wagon setup including a refurbished J. D. Hit & Miss motor and a Country Ice Cream Freezer ready to go to work, just like the old county fair days.
Today is just not any ordinary day it is a celebration of the social and economic achievements of all American Workers in the United States and abroad. When I stop and think about the implications of that first sentence I get goose bumps running...
Yummy, yummy! Pumpkin seeds are a good source or protein and they're tasty, too. These seeds are available all year-round so don't think fall and Thanksgiving is the only time you can use this recipe.
This hub is a recipe for the summertime and 4th of July using the grill. Specifically it is a marinade for grilling flank steak.
This article is about Fourth of July drink recipes. It includes a variety of non alcoholic and alcoholic recipes, including layered drinks. There are lots of photos as well as party resources.
This article is about Fourth 4th of July desserts. It includes a wide variety of easy patriotic recipes including cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more. There are lots of photos and resources
The Venetian jester mask is the classic male joker face with red and black velvet tines tipped with gold bells. This is handcrafted and fashioned after the centuries-old clown masks worn by professional actors in the traveling improvisational...
Want to learn how to make a beautiful wreath like this one out of a hanger and some christmas ornaments? Heres how check it out!
If you are an adult and live in the U.S. you have probably noticed that around Thanksgiving we tend to say things that we'd otherwise be a little more shy about uttering. For those who haven't noticed, this hub is especially for you. The following...
Edible Turkey Decorations Easy Enough for Children to Make Every Thanksgiving my children and I make edible turkeys to decorate our Thanksgiving table in order to keep the little hands busy while the adults work on the last minute details of the meal. I always try to choose recipes that children of all ages can attempt, so that cousins and friends can join in as well. Below are some of our favorites!
It's actually very easy to make Southern style homemade cornbread dressing. Here I explain how to make cornbread dressing. Making cornbread dressing is easy, but it's time consuming. Below I will teach you how to make my Grandmother's super yummy...
I make these little felt turkeys to be the head of a fresh pineapple as gifts, and for centerpieces. Crafty and a great conversation piece
Recipes for a Pennsylvania Dutch Black Walnut Cake; a Thanksgiving Tradition, and a Cranberry Walnut Cake.
A collection of vintage warm and homey Thanksgiving images and art. Some are delightfully old fashioned and others cute and fanciful. I can think of dozens of projects to use these for, from dinner cards to scrapbook pages. If you're good with a...
This is the end of the unit activity for a 4 week hands-on unit on Early American Settlers. Eat a feast (complete with authentic dishes), perform a fun Thanksgiving play, and sing a Psalm just as the Pilgrims did. Even if you're not looking for a Thanksgiving performance, you can at least enjoy the extensive list of authentic Thanksgiving recipes!
This is part 2 of a 4 part hands-on unit on America's Early Settlers. Create pilgrim costumes, make stewed pompion (pumpkin), plant corn, and more! My lessons are geared toward 2nd-3rd grade level children and their siblings. These are lessons I created to do with a weekly co-op. We meet each week for 2 1/2 hours and have 14 children between the ages of 0-12. Use these fun lessons with your classroom, family, after school program, or co-op!