Posts tagged "thanksgiving"

Make It Stop: “I’m Stuck Giving My Neighbor Rides Every Day”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make…
By: Anna Goldfarb / September 25, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Remixed Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

I do not care how much you claim to lovvvvvvve Thanksgiving dinner -- at a certain point, eating the same damn leftovers everyday gets OLD. For a period of time growing up, I actually hated Thanksgiving dinner because I knew we would be eating it the day after Thanksgiving, the day after the day after Thanksgiving, the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2013

Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Had The Best Friendsgiving Ever

Did you really think Sir Besties Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen would celebrate the American holiday with anyone but each other? Of course not! Here's how I imagine the big day went down, if Sir Ian and Sir Patrick channeled their alter egos, Captain Picard and Gandalf, in a confusing fashion: Sir Patrick: Sir Ian,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2013

Our Bitchin’ In The Kitchen Pinterest Contest Has A Winner!

Collectively, the gals at The Frisky have gained about 45 lbs. just looking through all of your amazing Pinterest boards for our Bitchin' In The Kitchen Pinterest Contest— but at the end of the day, we can only crown one victor. Tasked to pin your dream holiday table for the chance to win a Rachael…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 29, 2013

The Parts Of Thanksgiving Dinner & The Sex Acts They Represent

This is The Frisky, where we've got sex on the brain all the time. Ordering at Sonic. Clipping our toenails. Eating Thanksgiving dinner. All the time. And it just so happens that certain dishes in a traditional Thanksgiving dinner remind of the sex acts we are grateful for all year long. Come on, you know…
By: The Frisky / November 28, 2013

Mommie Dearest: The American Family Has Changed Forever

Thanksgiving (or Thanksgivikkah in our household) is upon us, bringing about the start of the winter holiday season. What better time, then, to think about our families? Regardless of our relationships with our families, there’s no doubt that, for better or worse, they shape who we are. Just in time for the holidays,…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / November 28, 2013

Mirror, Mirror: How Do You Not Hate Your Body On A Holiday That’s All About Eating?

I love Thanksgiving - and I can’t wait to fly back to the Midwest this week to celebrate with relatives - but I have somewhat of a turbulent history with the holiday. My parents’ divorce has made me less than eager to head home and face splintered celebrations spread over three different households. One…
By: Claire Hannum / November 28, 2013

Marissa Alexander Released On Bond In Time For Thanksgiving

A little bit of good news on this Thanksgiving Day. Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot at her abusive husband, has been released on bond. She is now under house arrest as she awaits a new trial. Her pre-trial release comes with conditions, which include:…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 28, 2013

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Survival Guide

We here at The Frisky have a love/hate relationship with Thanksgiving. We love the food, but hate the stress of cooking. We love our families, but hate the awkward things they say. We love going home, but hate traveling. We have so…
By: The Frisky / November 28, 2013

College Students, Wear This To Thanksgiving And Thank Us Later

Dear College Students, This Thanksgiving, you could peruse our list of responses to all the annoying questions your distant relatives are going to ask you. Or you could just wear this shirt and avoid all those questions from the get-go. Your call. [Twitter]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 28, 2013

College Students Don’t Know The Story Of Thanksgiving

There were the Pilgrims and the Native Americans ... I mean, we all know the story, right? Watch these college students try to recall the origins of Thanksgiving on College Candy...
By: College Candy / November 28, 2013

8 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts On Pinterest, Ranked In Order From Least To Most Ridiculous

Thanksgiving turkey crafts: they're not just for small children anymore!  Thanks to Pinterest, now anyone with orange construction paper and a couple of google-y eyes can make a DIY turkey craft for their holiday hearth.  Some are the work of skilled artisans.  Others suggest that turkey crafts are best left to kindergarteners. Here are eight…
By: The Frisky / November 27, 2013

President Obama Pardons Popcorn The Turkey

Thanksgiving does not officially begin until the national news media gathers outside the White House for the pomp-and-circumstance of the president not murdering a poor, defenseless bird.  This year's lucky turkey is Popcorn from Badger, Minnesota, who, loves to eat corn and dances to Beyoncé's "Halo," according to the White House blog. Even less enthusiastic about…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Let’s Get Ready To Play Dysfunctional Family Bingo!

Happy Thanksgiving/Hanukkah, everyone! If you're like the vast majority of people, then your family is at least a little bit dysfunctional. Why not turn this year's awkward moments, blowout fights, and tense dinner table debates into a super fun game? Just print out this handy Dysfunctional Family Bingo Card and mark…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 27, 2013

Girl Talk: Why I’m Thankful For My Weekly 12-Step Meeting

A quick note on anonymity. Support group meetings like these are anonymous. The stories told by others and their names are not to leave the room and therefore all references will be very vague and general, with only a specific focus on my takeaway as it pertains to my situation. I'm also not attempting to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 27, 2013

11 Ways To Recreate A “Friends”-Style Thanksgiving (In GIFs!)

There's nothing I love more than sitting down with a heaping bowl of stuffing and rewatching "Friends" Thanksgiving episodes. Providing us with some of the best Turkey Day episodes of all time, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe, Joey, Ross and Rachel brought it EVERY year, leaving…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 27, 2013

Frisky Eats: 11 Thanksgiving Side Dishes That Will Impress Your In-Laws

This Thanksgiving, make it your mission to blow your hard-to-impress in-laws or crotchety relatives away with something other than the expected bottle of wine or pumpkin pie. May we recommend that you come armed to Thanksgiving dinner with a simple side dish that is super easy to make, but seems like you slaved…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 27, 2013

Frisky Drinks: 10 Thanksgiving Cocktails To Get You Through The Day

Thanksgiving is so much better when day drinking is involved. A few cocktails in, and suddenly you and your estranged brother are back in bonding mode, you're brushing off your aunt's annoying questions, and all your mom's passive aggressive comments sound like Charlie Brown's teacher gibberish. Awesome. Whether you choose a light champagne…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 26, 2013

Poll: Would You Ever Have Holiday Sex In Someone Else’s Home?

With Thanksgivukkah quickly approaching, it's time we put the turkey and menorah talk aside for a moment to focus on something super important: your sexytime situation. For those of you who are coupled up, the holidays often mean traveling with your significant other, either to visit your family or theirs, to enjoy the festivities together.
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 26, 2013

9 Thanksgiving Games (And The Hazards That Come With Them)

Ahh, Thanksgiving. Every year families and friends gather together to give thanks and stuff their faces with as much turkey and cornbread as possible without imploding. But after the potatoes have been plopped into Tupperware and the nightcaps are a-flowin’, it’s time to whip out the group-friendly activities. Game time, bitches. We’ve put together…
By: The Frisky / November 26, 2013
1 2 3 4 5 ... 8