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

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas | November 27, 2014 - 11:00 am

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.! More »

Frisky Eats: 10 Remixed Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 1, 2013 - 11:00 am

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… More »

Sirs Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Had The Best Friendsgiving Ever

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 30, 2013 - 2:00 pm

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,… More »

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

Katie Oldenburg | November 29, 2013 - 11:00 am

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… More »

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Survival Guide

The Frisky | November 28, 2013 - 11:00 am

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 many things to look forward to (yummy pie) and just as many to avoid (politics). Don’t… More »

College Students, Wear This To Thanksgiving And Thank Us Later

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 28, 2013 - 10:00 am

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]… More »

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

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 27, 2013 - 3:00 pm

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 off each square… More »

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

Katie Oldenburg | November 27, 2013 - 10:00 am

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 me wondering what the holidays would be like if I were… More »

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

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 26, 2013 - 4:00 pm

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 cocktail for your Thanksgiving pregame,… More »

Pie Chart: Anatomy Of A Passive Aggressive Comment From Your Mom

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 26, 2013 - 9:00 am

It’s Thanksgiving and Hannukah week! That means family time, and family time means passive aggressive comments galore (oh, joy). Here’s a pie chart breakdown of a classic passive aggressive mom comment, which most daughters can see coming a mile away. Happy holidays! More »

Must Haves: 10 Grandma-Approved Holiday Dresses

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 25, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Choosing a holiday dress your grandma will approve of is an art form. It can’t be too flashy or high fashion. It must be relatively modest, with feminine details like lace, floral prints, and peplums. Bonus points for retro styles that harken back to your granny’s youth (peter pan collars, full skirts, etc). Does this… More »

Frisky Eats: 10 Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers To Tide You Over

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 20, 2013 - 2:00 pm

“Thanksgiving appetizer” might seem like an oxymoron, because, well, the entire day is dedicated to stuffing yourself. Do you really need a snack before the main event? I say yes, for a few reasons. Firstly, if you munch a bit throughout the day, you’ll be less likely to completely gorge yourself at dinner (at least… More »

Thanks, I Made It Myself: Thanksgiving Wreaths, Banners, And Centerpieces

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 20, 2013 - 9:00 am

Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving, looking for a unique gift to bring your Thanksgiving host, or just want to add a little autumn ambiance to your apartment, these DIY Thanksgiving decorations will do the trick. Grab your glitter, light a fall candle, and get crafting! More »

Dream Or Nightmare: Stuffing Waffles And Gravy Syrup

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 18, 2013 - 5:30 pm

My attitude about pretty much everything on a standard Thanksgiving menu is “oh, that’s nice,” but when it comes to stuffing and gravy, my attitude is more along the lines of, “GIVE IT ALL TO ME.” So obviously, I’m really into the idea of these stuffing waffles drizzled with gravy “syrup.” Finally, a perfectly engineered… More »

Share The Deets Behind Your Feast: It’s a Thanksgiving Recipe Swap!

Katie Oldenburg | November 18, 2013 - 12:00 pm

If you’re anything like me, you’ve already started dreaming about piles of garlic mashed potatoes, slices of beer-battered turkey and mom’s famous creamy green bean casserole. And if you’re like me, you also have no idea how the hell to make any of the aforementioned foods without burning down the kitchen.

But help… More »

Win This! Enter The Frisky’s Bitchin’ In The Kitchen Pinterest Contest

Katie Oldenburg | November 15, 2013 - 9:40 am

Find those pants with the elastic waistband and prepare yourself for a Thanksgiving feast of epic proportions. Pin your fantasy Turkey Day dinner that would impress a pro like savvy Rachael Ray.

With a little creativity and an eye for mouthwatering eats, pin-thusiasts can score a cookware prize pack from the famed celebrity… More »

The Best Of Black Friday Online Deals

Rachel Krause | November 23, 2012 - 9:00 am

Just because we’d rather not expose ourselves to the dangers of the Black Friday in-store fray doesn’t mean we won’t be shopping the sales from the comforts of our couches ― which, by the way, is where you’ll be able to find us for the next several days. We’ve scoured the very corners of the… More »

How To Get Some Gravy On Thanksgiving

The Frisky | November 22, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Surviving the holidays is always stressful. And if you’re single, it’s the perfect time to eff the pain away! Thanksgiving weekend provides a few days to hunt for hotties — especially if you’re traveling somewhere. But even if you’re stuck home alone, make sure you take full advantage of all the seasonal action by following… More »

True Story: I’m The Only Man In The Kitchen On Thanksgiving And I’m Happy To Be There

Ivan Handshank | November 22, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

Of all the holidays that I bemoan, Thanksgiving is the one in which I play my Pick Your Battles card and allow myself to enjoy without too much inner turmoil. In spite of the holiday’s history, for me it prevails with a modern, singular purpose… More »

How The Amazing Nerds At NASA Would Cook A Thanksgiving Turkey

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 22, 2012 - 12:30 pm

Seriously, could NASA get any cooler? They’re landing rovers on Mars, mapping out the galaxy, and studying dark energy, all while rocking star-spangled mohawks. The folks over at Gizmodo were curious to see how those zany NASA scientists might use their high tech toys to cook a turkey this Thanksgiving. The resulting recipes, drawn up by illustrator… More »

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