Thanksgiving Day is on Thursday, November 24, 2011. This is basically a harvest festival. It is the time for being with your family and friends, and having holiday meals. And it is great to convey your warm, heartfelt messages to the person you love and care the most.
United States Thanksgiving Day celebrated on the fourth Thursday in Novenber, has officially been an annual traditional in the Unisted States since 1863.
Most Americans are familiar with the Pilgrim’s Thanksgiving Day Feast of 1621, but few realize that it was not the first festival of its kind in North America. Long before any Europeans set foot in the Americas, native peoples sought to insure a good harvest with dances and rituals of Thanksgiving.
Traditional Celebrations of United States Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving is truly a time when our families and friends come together to thank God and Country for all of that we have. Many churches also open their doors for special services.
Without a doubt Thanksgiving is a day that ought to be filled with hope, gratitude, and happiness. It is a time of togetherness and for appreciation of our family and friends. It is a day to be celebrated in joy and liveliness. Roasted turkeys and pumpkin pie recipes are special dishes of the day.
Thanksgiving Day brings joy to the mind, body, and soul. It has been an American tradition that every year there is a day to be reminded to give thanks for all the good (and the bad) that happened in each one’s life. Wether you are feeling up or down-there are so many things why have to be thankful.
Thanksgiving Day Gifts
Don’t miss Thanksgiving Day 2011 to express your thanks to everyone that help, support, love, and care for us during the year by sending your personalized thank you gifts. Given below are some gift ideas for those who are looking for appropriate gifts for friends, and family. So go ahead to choose a suitable gift and sharing blessing with your family, friends, and ones you love.
- Thanksgiving Card – Receiving plenty of Thanksgiving cards during the holidays is typical. Imagine the delight and surprise on the faces of friends and family when they go to their mailboxes and find a Thanksgiving card that you have created yourself.
- Thanksgiving Basket – If you’re invited to someone’s home for a Thanksgiving dinner, a basket brimming with all sorts of goodies is may make a charming thank-you gift for your hosts.