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Fun Things to Do on Thanksgiving

2022-12-02

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated annually as a national holiday in the North American continent on the fourth Thursday of November. The day is meant to celebrate the harvest season and other blessings of the year gone by. And the day after is also known as Black Friday.

In some cities and towns, there are parades during the Thanksgiving weekend. In most areas, these festivities also mark the opening of the Christmas shopping season.


The American holiday is particularly rich in legend and symbolism, and the traditional fare of the Thanksgiving meal typically includes roast turkey, bread stuffing, potatoes, vegetables, cranberries, gravy, and pumpkin pie. With respect to vehicular travel, the holiday is often the busiest of the year, as family members gather with one another. 

Today, there is such a large variety of food to choose from for Thanksgiving Dinner, but turkey is the traditional main course. Of course, you can choose goose, duck, ham, or even seafood.

Another modern staple for Thanksgiving is pumpkin pie. Moreover, sweet potatoes, peas, cranberry sauce and other goodies make their way to the Thanksgiving dinner table.

The key to a Thanksgiving menu is to choose foods that will represent the idea of giving thanks for life and the joy of sharing with friends and family.

 

There is always a parade on Thanksgiving Day. Such parades lift the spirits of the spectators and provide them with wholesome entertainment. Nowadays, the Thanksgiving parades are accompanied with musical shows and celebrities.

Watching the Thanksgiving Day American football game is a popular tradition in the United States. In fact, some of the most memorable games were played during the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

For hundreds of years, Thanksgiving has held a special meaning across many cultures in many corners of the world. Although giving gifts at Thanksgiving is not as popular as Christmas, gift giving at this time could actually be appreciated more since it is more likely to be unexpected. Since Thanksgiving is traditionally a family celebration, gift giving to families and friends could offer a very special meaning of thanks. A card, gift or thank you note has a more personal touch at Thanksgiving than it might at other times of the year.


On this day, Good Lighting also giving our thanks for what we have got. We express our wholehearted gratitude to all of our friends for their support. And exchange gifts between close friends for thanksgiving to provide some extra fun. Lots of laughs and very interactive.

In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.

 Wishing you a bountiful Thanksgiving and may your coming year be full of blessings.