Thanksgiving is The Fourth Thursday in November

Thanksgiving is The Fourth Thursday in November The United States of America was the first nation in the world to proclaim a national holiday for giving thanks, but it may not have happened the way you think it did. It did start with the Pilgrims.  Some of the first settler in the “New World” we …

Thanksgiving is The Fourth Thursday in November Read More »

November 26 in History

November 26 in History November 26th is… Cake Day 1703 – The Great Storm – more than 8,000 people perished, and England’s first Eddystone Lighthouse (Winstanley’s lighthouse) was destroyed overnight. 1716 – First African lion was exhibited in America (in Boston). It was just a single lion, which supposedly later joined a “menagerie,” which was a traveling …

November 26 in History Read More »

November 25 in History

November 25 in History November 25th is… Blase´ Day Parfait Day National Play Day With Dad Shopping Reminder Day 1792 – Robert B. Thomas first published the Old Farmer’s Almanac. He added “Old” to the title in 1832 because there was so much competition in the Farmer’s Almanac business. 1884 – The patent (#308,422) for …

November 25 in History Read More »

Thanksgiving Tradition – Presidential Pardoning of the Turkeys

Presidential Pardoning of the Turkeys Every year before the Thanksgiving holiday, the President chooses a turkey or two that will be spared from ending up on your dining room table. In a ceremony at the White House, one official turkey is pardoned and the occasional gobbler, both presented by National Turkey Federation. Some say that …

Thanksgiving Tradition – Presidential Pardoning of the Turkeys Read More »

Homemade Bread Day 11/17

Bake Bread/ Break Bread: November 17th is Homemade Bread Day (PCM) According to the interwebs, November 17th is Homemade Bread Day. It’s not clear why this day, in particular, has been set aside to celebrate home bread baking, but it might have something to do with Thanksgiving being just around the corner. All over the …

Homemade Bread Day 11/17 Read More »

Thanksgiving History and Trivia

Thanksgiving History and Trivia The first Thanksgiving in North America was on September 8, 1565 in St. Augustine, Florida. Some say it was 1578, when an explorer Martin Frobisher held a Thanksgiving celebration for surviving his journey from England. The English settlers celebrated Thanksgiving on December 4, 1619, near Jamestown Virginia. The Pilgrims celebrated their… Read More

The post Thanksgiving History and Trivia appeared first on Weird But True News.

Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia

Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be a National Day of Thanksgiving. The fourth Thursday in November was officially sanctioned by Congress as a legal holiday in 1941, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The ‘Thanksgiving” event that the Pilgrims had included about fifty Pilgrims and… Read More

The post Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia appeared first on Pop Culture News.

Dr. Suess’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Arrives In Philly For The Holiday Season!

(PCM) If you were hanging around Philadelphia at any time over the course of the Thanksgiving holiday, you most certainly could have had a run in with Dr. Suess’ famous character The Grinch! Mr. Grinch was all over the place on Black Friday, stopping by the Philadelphia Flyers game to have a meet-up with mascot […]

The post Dr. Suess’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Arrives In Philly For The Holiday Season! appeared first on PCM Reviews.

Food Network Thanksgiving Specials

Food Network announces their Thanksgiving themed shows. WORST COOKS IN AMERICA: THANKSGIVING REDEMPTION: Airing Sunday, November 11th at 10:00pm ET/PT  DESCRIPTION | Chefs Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence welcome back four former Boot Camp recruits in Worst Cooks in America: Thanksgiving Redemption. The much-improved recruits team up to make a Thanksgiving feast for the chance… Read More

The post Food Network Thanksgiving Specials appeared first on TV Grapevine.

The Truth About Why Turkey Makes You Tired

(PCM) One of the top complaints from people after a big Thanksgiving celebration is how tired they feel after consuming such a large and hearty meal. Most people blame the sleepiness on everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving food choice… the turkey. People believed that the amino acid tryptophan found in turkey was attributed to a tired or […]

The post The Truth About Why Turkey Makes You Tired appeared first on PCM Lifestyle.

Shopping Tips for a Black Friday Success (& the Holiday Season!)

With the combination of stores opening earlier than ever this Friday and the current state of the economy (not to mention the rise of TV shows focused on super-savings like TLC’s Extreme Couponing), there are expected to be tons of deals and Black Friday shoppers out and about this year. So, are you daring enough […]

The post Shopping Tips for a Black Friday Success (& the Holiday Season!) appeared first on PCM Lifestyle.