Tag: Thanksgiving

On the Road Savings This Holiday Season with SE Grocer Rewards

Can I get a show of hands if you are planning a road trip this holiday season? After five years living in Jax, this...

12 Thanksgiving Traditions Worth Trying This Holiday

When I was little, I had a favorite Thanksgiving Day tradition with my Pop Pop. He would carve the turkey and save the wishbone...

10 Ways to Instill Gratitude in Your Children

When Thanksgiving rolls around, I find myself reflecting more intensely on my blessings, critically assessing my level of service to others, and evaluating how...

Why We’ll Never Fry a Turkey Again

Ahhh, Thanksgiving…  a time of food, family, fun, and frazzled-mom freak-outs. Ladies, I don’t even cook, but with two kiddos under the age of...

Joyfully Saying ‘No’ to Holiday Celebrations

Hi. I’m Candace, and my family doesn’t celebrate conventional holidays. That’s right. Our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, etc. Of course,...

In Defense of Black Friday

For the past few years, across mainstream and social media, BLACK FRIDAY has been portrayed as literally the opposite of Thanksgiving — a day of...

Why We NEVER Travel During The Holiday Season

The first year that my husband and I were away from our families for the holidays — he was a Marine stationed at Camp...

Why My Christmas Tree Goes Up BEFORE Thanksgiving!

As soon as Halloween is over, I immediately get the Christmas twitch. Time to drag out the Christmas tree and holiday decorations, finalize my shopping list...

When Friends Have To Be Family

Holidays in a military family can be something of a Choose Your Own Adventure. Far from family and the comfort of holidays at home, you're forced...

10 Books for Kids About Gratitude

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and it’s the perfect time to start teaching your little ones about gratitude and being thankful. We're big on...

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving is next week and that means turkey, time with family and a few days off school for the kids.  Here are a few...

Giving Thanks for Peace at the Dinner Table!

Although the holidays offer a special time for families and loved ones to get together, they can also be stressful--partly because people often have...