20 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2011 - 3:00 pm

This year, in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, The Frisky staff is going to be sharing our lists of what we’re thankful for. Amelia is up first… More »

8 Ways To Get Laid On Thanksgiving

Simcha | November 16, 2011 - 10:00 am

An oldie, but goodie from Simcha. We thought we’d re-post as we continue to care about your sexual satisfaction this Turkey Day … especially if you’re single and horny. — Editor

Surviving the holidays is always stressful. And if you’re single, it’s the perfect time to eff the pain away! Thanksgiving weekend provides… More »

10 Reasons I’m Thankful To Be Single (Again) This Thanksgiving

Ami Angelowicz | November 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Thanksgiving can really suck when you’re single. I should know, I’ve flown solo to six consecutive turkey dinners. A few years ago, when I thought I was going to have my first coupled-up T-day in ages, I got dumped out-of-the-blue two days before. To add insult to injury, my parents, who had planned to spend… More »

Are You A Turkey-Loving Sugar Addict? Try the TurDunkin’!

Julie Gerstein | November 29, 2010 - 5:10 pm

I’ve often contemplated the best way of combining my love of turkey with my love of donuts. And finally! Some industrious genius has done just that — with the TurDunkin’, a combo Thanksgiving turkey and sweet donut treat. The turkey is stuffed with bacon and Munchkins stuffing and then basted with donut glaze. It’s then… More »

How Did You Spend Your Thanksgiving Weekend?

Wendy Atterberry | November 29, 2010 - 1:50 pm

The only good thing about a Monday following a four-day weekend is when it coincides with mega online sales, but I’m still pretty bummed another holiday weekend is behind us and we have five work days ahead. So, let’s try to take some of the edge off and reminisce about our Thanksgiving break, shall we? More »

Thanksgiving Food Porn: That’s One Saucy Cranberry

Simcha | November 25, 2010 - 8:00 pm

You got a sweet can. Make it bounce! More »

Thanksgiving Dance Break Brought To You By Chris Willis

Simcha | November 25, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Need to work up an appetite for Turkey Day dinner? Well, turn up the volume girl on this hawt track, “Louder” by Chris Willis, and get down! More »

Girl Talk: Why I Wouldn’t Celebrate Thanksgiving If I Had The Choice

Annika Harris | November 25, 2010 - 5:00 pm

For the last couple of weeks, everyone I’ve engaged in simple, small talk with has asked me one question: “Are you looking forward to Thanksgiving Day?” I just give them a shrug and a tilt of the head, thinking, I’m looking forward to the days off, but I really couldn’t give a crap about actual… More »

Girl On Girl: How To Avoid Difficult Topics At Thanksgiving And Stuff Your Face In Peace

Nikki Dowling | November 25, 2010 - 4:00 pm

I spend most of Thanksgiving milling around an overheated room holding a glass of wine and making conversation with aunts, great aunts, second cousins, third cousins, fourth cousins twice removed and the great uncle of the neighbor down the street. At this year’s turkey-chomping fiesta, only about one in 10 of the people in the… More »

Jessica Simpson A Little Wary Of Eric Johnson’s … Tofurkey

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 25, 2010 - 1:30 pm

“After getting out of the NFL, [Eric] went to this healer and is very healthy. For Thanksgiving we have to make a Tofurkey! It doesn’t sound right! It’s gonna be jiggly and weird.”
Jessica Simpson on celebrating Thanksgiving with her new fiance, Eric Johnson, who happens to be a vegan. As a vegetarian myself, I’d… More »

My Difficult Relatives And How I Will Deal With Them This Thanksgiving

Jessica Wakeman | November 24, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Ah, Thanksgiving. When you’re a kid it’s all about the mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. When you’re an adult, it’s all about rude inquisitions from your nosy aunts and your dad getting horrifically, embarassingly wasted. I don’t know anything about stuffing a bird or making a perfect cranberry sauce. But I do know a thing… More »

Pumpkin Pie Turns Guys On

Wendy Atterberry | November 24, 2010 - 12:45 pm

Good news as we’re about to kick off this holiday weekend, ladies. New research has found pumpkin pie is the number one scent to enhance penile blood flow. Holiday holla! “Throw away the perfume and go get some pumpkin pie,” said Dr. Alan Hirsch, Director of Chicago’s Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Center. If… More »

Gobble, Gobble, Slurrrr: Yes, Vodka-Infused Turkey Exists

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Some prefer their turkey day drunkenness to transpire on the couch with a dozen relatives and a football game. Others prefer their alcohol shot directly in the bird. Georgi Vodka and several New York City restaurants have infused a turkey with five different types of vodka and prepared a 100-proof vodka gravy to serve on… More »

A Cat Pilgrim’s Progress

Julie Gerstein | November 23, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Few historians recall the contributions of the cat pilgrims, a small but powerful band of felines who made the perilous journey to the New World along with the regular people pilgrims. Nonetheless, when William S. Catford II and the rest of his merry band of pilgrim cats made their maiden voyage on the Mayflower, the… More »

Dater X: Ghosts Of Thanksgiving Beaus Past

Dater X | November 23, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Last year, the night before Thanksgiving, I had a glorious third date with The Architect. Partly because of our easy rapport and partly because so many people leave New York City for the holidays, everywhere we went, it felt like we were the only two people that existed. At the movie theater, rather than fighting… More »

8 Tips For Surviving Thanksgiving As A Couple

Wendy Atterberry | November 22, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Thanksgiving is one of those great holidays that are less about commercialism and more about togetherness (and food, of course). Unfortunately, all that togetherness can be a little stressful for couples — especially if it includes a hectic travel schedule and/or time with one or both sets of families. So, after the jump, eight tips… More »

Woman Is Shocked To Discover Her Thanksgiving Turkey Is Pregnant

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 22, 2010 - 5:10 pm

This woman is happy carving the Thanksgiving turkey … until she discovers what she thinks is a cooked fetus inside her bird. “You got a pregnant turkey!” a family member cries. Just kidding! Her husband just stuffed a Cornish game hen inside the turkey before putting it in the oven to cook. Thanksgiving pranks… More »

Girl Talk: A Shattering Thanksgiving

Nicole Ferraro | November 22, 2010 - 4:00 pm

After two decades of service, the six-foot-high, 10-foot-wide mirror covering our living room wall started falling down on Thanksgiving Day. It came with the house, a colonial in Whitestone, Queens, which my parents bought when I was born. I was 23 and about to drive to LaGuardia Airport to pick up Tim, my soldier boyfriend… More »

Are Thanksgiving Specials The New Christmas Specials?

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 19, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Celebrities have been doing Christmas specials for eons—from Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and Donnie and Marie, to Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey and Mariah Carey. But this year, stars are clamoring to do Thanksgiving specials. First, Paul McCartney got one. Then Beyoncé announced one—it’s a 90-minute program full of footage from her latest tour, complete… More »

A Thanksgiving Dinner For 6 For $6 — Is This Possible?

Joanne Hinkel | November 19, 2010 - 4:39 pm

Even if the ingredients for your feast next Thursday aren’t from Whole Foods, I think it’s safe to say the meal will definitely cost a lot more than $1 per person. Well, self-proclaimed professional “frugalista” Jeffrey Strain is planning to spend only that on his T-giving spread. He has embarked on a mega cheapskate challenge:… More »