Every year, families gather together to enjoy a huge feast of savory dishesand sweet treats to celebrate Thanksgiving. However, over time,the traditional holiday has begun to look much different than it did back in the day.
I don’t mean the original meal between the Pilgrims and Native Americans in 1621, but the classic customs from our parents and grandparents that somehow stopped being passed down somewhere along the way.Thinking back on my own childhood turkey days spent at my grandma’s house, I can’t help but feel like it’s a darn shame that so many of the simple things listed below just aren’t done as often anymore.
After all, the shindig is about so much more than just what’s on your plate it’s about acknowledging the blessings we’ve received over the months since we last gathered around the table together.
Did we forgetany traditions you miss from the past? Which of these does your family still do? Let us know in the comments and be sure to SHARE with your friends and family!
1. Retelling The Original Thanksgiving Story
2. Adding A Festive Centerpiece To The Table
3. Breaking Out The Good China
4. Using Quaint Place Cards
5. Playing Your Own Football Game
6. Splitting The Wishbone
7. Sharing What You’re Thankful For
8. Walking Off The Feast
9. Staying All Night (In Spite Of Sales)