My Perfectly Imperfect Thanksgiving

Brown, Katie
November 2009
Guideposts;Nov2009, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p50
The article mentions how the first Thanskgiving party of the author after her marriage went about. It mentions the author being extra careful and she did everything on time and decorated the table. It states that the turkey was not prepared properly and this had upset her. The author's husband made her realize that its not the turkey but the feeling they had for the day which was important. She kept the party in the way of her family tradition which included a prayer.


Related Articles

  • Grateful Giving.  // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;May2004, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p178 

    Features various designs of Thanksgiving decorations, available in the U.S. as of May 2004. Give thanks statuettes from Sarah's Attic; Indian couple made of resin from Caffco; Pilgrim figures made of earthenware from Midwest.

  • Open House. SYLER, RENE // Ebony;Nov2014, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p68 

    The article advice on house preparations for the Thanksgiving holiday and mentions topics such as limiting the duration of stay of house guests, cleaning designated guest rooms, and advice on adding a personal touch when decorating various rooms in the house.

  • Harvest Traditions. Brody, Karen // Scholastic Parent & Child;Nov2010, Vol. 18 Issue 3, pT9 

    A photograph of a girl preparing decorations for the Thanksgiving Day is presented.

  • Prayers for November. Foster-Fulton, Sally // Expository Times;Oct2009, Vol. 121 Issue 1, p42 

    The article presents several prayers for the month of November including prayers for All Saints' Day, Reign of Christ Sunday and Thanksgiving, and Intercession.

  • THE PRAYERS. Keillor, Garrison // Real Simple;Nov2010, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p64 

    The author comments on prayers which are sung on the Thanksgiving Day and the thankfulness part of the day. It is stated that, although there are several things in life for which people should be grateful, people always complain fearing that being grateful will sound boastful. It is stated that,...

  • Transform your Thanksgiving table with striking accents.  // All You;12/24/2010, p33 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for creating a centerpiece for a Thanksgiving table using flowers, fruits and candles.

  • Giving Thanks. PERRY, MO // Minnesota Monthly;Nov2014, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p24 

    The article presents the author's views on the role of graditude and consumption in Thanksgiving celebration as gratitude fold the holidays in an ironic embrace. Consumption is a perfectly understandable response to the discomfort of gratitude. Thnksgiving make one feel good and happy and...

  • Thanksgiving should draw us together. Dultz, Mary Alice // Wentzville Journal;11/21/2012, Vol. 50 Issue 47, pA11 

    The author contends that Thanksgiving is about drawing people together.

  • The Collecting Life. RANDOLPH CARTER, MARY // Country Living;Nov2014, p33 

    The article discusses the author's experiences during preparations for Thanskgiving celebrations wherein the author is in charge of setting up mood rather than being involved into cooking or activities at the kitchen.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics