Posts tagged "thanksgiving"

An Update On The Ferguson Protests That Took Place Over The Thanksgiving Weekend

The long Thanksgiving weekend was an eventful one for Ferguson protesters. It started on Thursday itself, with the Twitter hashtag #StolenLives, and participants posted photos of the seats they left open at their Thanksgiving tables to remember Mike Brown,…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 1, 2014

Amelia: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Happy Thanksgiving y'all! Here's what I'm thankful for this year (in addition to my amazing Photoshop skills)...
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 27, 2014

15 Facepalm Moments When Visiting Your Hometown For Thanksgiving (In GIFs!)

So, you've left the nest. Maybe you bailed on your suburban childhood home for college, or for life in a big city, or a town across the state. Maybe you have the occasional tendency to think you're pretty hot shit because you're off doing Big Exciting Things while everything back home…
By: Claire Hannum / November 27, 2014

Astrology 101: How To Spot Each Sign … At Thanksgiving Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! What better place to do some sign spotting than during a holiday gathering? Read on to see if your friends and family members match up with their zodiac sign's Thanksgiving M.O.!
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas / November 27, 2014

Katie: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to show some gratitude for the blessings in our lives. Rebecca shared hers yesterday, Claire went this morning, and now here's Katie! In true Thanksgiving spirit, it's time again to reflect upon my year, my life and the…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 26, 2014

20 Ways To Change The Topic At Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving has arrived, and there will be turkey; There will be family; There will be uncomfortable conversations likely involving something political, racial or downright inappropriate. If you're like any of us here at The Frisky, you'd gladly prefer talking about how you've gained weight or why you're still single over having to endure others' ignorant…
By: The Frisky / November 26, 2014

7 Rules For The Best Friendsgiving Ever

I’ve made Thanksgiving dinner at my house for the past three years, eschewing the hell of Grand Central on Thanksgiving eve for staying quietly in my own home. I spend this blessed event with my three sisters and a ragtag group of friends who are still around. The first year was a blur, due to…
By: Megan Reynolds / November 26, 2014

Claire: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to show some gratitude for the blessings in our lives. Rebecca shared hers yesterday, now here's Claire… Growing up, I thought Thanksgiving was such a snoozefest. No presents? It's 20 degrees out? We're all supposed to "ooh" and "ahh" over a dead roast bird? Even the sludge…
By: Claire Hannum / November 26, 2014

16 Tips For Flying On The Worst Travel Day Of The Year

The day before Thanksgiving is by and large the worst day of the year to travel. It's one of the busiest (if not the busiest) and to make this year even tougher, the East Coast is expected to be hit with snow. If bad weather causes flight delays in the Northeast, prepare yourself for a domino…
By: Claire Hannum / November 26, 2014

Frisky Eats: 20 Creative Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Remember that commercial where every guest walks through the door at Thanksgiving dinner saying "we brought the green bean casserole" and then that's all the family has to eat? None of us want to be that guy, right? This is why being asked to bring a dish to Thanksgiving dinner can be all kinds of stressful. Traditional…
By: Claire Hannum / November 25, 2014

Rebecca: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

It's almost Thanksgiving, which means it's time to show some gratitude for the blessings in our lives. First up is Rebecca...
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 25, 2014

Watch “SNL” Celebrate Kicking Back At Your Parents’ House For The Holidays

If your parents are the type who only get to see you a few times a year and gush about you to anyone who will listen in between, going home for Thanksgiving probably means being treating like a queen the whole weekend. After living in a tiny city apartment, eating a steady stream of takeout…
By: Claire Hannum / November 25, 2014

9 Things To Watch During Your Thanksgiving Food Coma

After you’ve stuffed your face on Thanksgiving, you’re pretty much just going to want to sit down, relax, and watch something that’s pleasant and entertaining. We have nine of the best Thanksgiving food coma movies for you: Not too complex, not too emotionally challenging, and very, very entertaining. Read on!
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 25, 2014

Frisky Eats: Toward A Better Cranberry Relish

Cranberries are the most maligned of all Thanksgiving foods. What’s up with that? Sure, they taste terrible on their own raw -- they’re hard and crunchy and really, really sour -- but if you cook them right they’re the bomb! You don’t have to abandon your canned cranberry sauce if you’re Team Cranberry Jell-O, but…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 24, 2014

What If Black Friday Was A Horror Movie?

Black Friday is fast approaching and bringing with it untold physical and emotional suffering in the name of discounted juicers and Xboxes. Fist fights will break out at Walmart, people will camp outside their local Best Buy days in advance, and, well, the whole fiasco will look something like a horror movie. The folks at…
By: Claire Hannum / November 24, 2014

Watch John Oliver Take Down Thanksgiving’s Weirdest Tradition

Why do we pardon just one turkey each Thanksgiving? And how on earth do we decide that turkey is the most worthy of a second shot at life? Isn't it all kind of pointless? John Oliver investigates. [Gawker]…
By: Claire Hannum / November 24, 2014

Two-Thirds Of Your Family Would Like You To Turn Your Dang Phone Off This Thanksgiving

Normally when I get approached by a brand with a story I could write about I’m like “meh” and just ignore it because a lot of them just want their product plugged, and that’s boring for everyone. However, there are fun ones in the mix, like a small study Eventbrite commissioned about cell phone use…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 21, 2014

Believe It Or Not, The Most Tweeted-About Food In November Isn’t Turkey

Over the next several weeks, prepare to be completely inundated with social media photos of people's Thanksgiving meals. You'll see so many pictures of sweet potatoes that life will suddenly take on an orange hue, and obviously, you'll see turkeys en masse, because they're Thanksgiving's most important staple. Somehow, though, last year's most-tweeted about food…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 12, 2014

12 Flowy Thanksgiving Dresses That Leave Room For More Turkey

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means it's almost time to eat our body weight in stuffing, turkey and mashed potatoes! And even though some of us won't have the luxury of enjoying the holiday in our sweatpants, we've found 12 comfy, casual dresses that are presentable enough for company, but loose enough that you ca…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 12, 2014

BRB, Going To Atlanta: Frozen Pints Offers Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream Made From Craft Beer

Pardon me while I peace out of this joint and hop a flight to Georgia. Just in time for the holidays, an Atlanta-based business called "Frozen Pints," which creates one-of-a-kind craft beer ice cream (complete with an alcohol content!), has whipped up their newest flavor: Pumpkin Ale Ice Cream. You know what this means, don't…
By: Katie Oldenburg / October 28, 2014
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