5 Ways to Give Thanks on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving began with the pilgrims hosting an inaugural feast in 1621, and has seen many changes from the time the it was proclaimed as a national Thanksgiving Day by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Today in 2015 we focus on cooking, sharing meals with family and friends and of course football. Many of the favorite traditional Thanksgiving foods include; Stuffing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and cranberry sauce.

Parades are also a big part of Thanksgiving across the United States. The largest parade is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. The parade started in the early 20’s and has been going strong ever since. New York City sees an increase of millions of visitors that come to watch the 2.5 mile parade route that is also seen on all the major news stations. Enterprise residence have enjoyed the watching the parade looking for local dancers that travel with the US .

Thanksgiving is also a busy day for those that like to do volunteer work. If you have the chance to help others, this is the day for giving thanks. We have 5 ways to help you show your gratitude and help others this Thanksgiving

1- Talk about things you are thankful for at your Thanksgiving Dinner and ask each person take turns sharing.
2- Write those long over due thank you notes to friends and loved ones in your life.
3- Deliver goodies to someone in your neighborhood with a “thank you” note.
4- Ask your family to get involved on making dinner and treats together. Families that cook together stay together.
5- Find those who are lonely this holiday and invite them to dinner or bring them a plate of food.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Enterprise2day News

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