Turkey Lore

Turkey Lore

Early explorers to the New World quickly acquired a taste for turkey and took birds back to Europe. By the 1500s, turkeys were raised domestically in Italy, France and England…

Thanksgiving Gift Baskets

Thanksgiving Gift Baskets

If you need a nice gift baskets to send to your college student away from home for the holidays, or for your parents or grandparents as a nice holiday treat, then you’ll love the special assortment that we’ve gathered together for you for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Costumes

If you’re looking for costumes for your Thanksgiving Day pagent, then you’ve come to the right place. We have costumes to dress up you or your child as either a Pilgrim or a Native American Indian. Native American Indian Costumes Native American Warrior Adult Made with Leather Look fabric! Indian Warrior Deluxe Large Fight for your indian princess in this high quality costume! Indian Boy Small Make playtime exciting with this Indian costume. Indian Boy Medium Indian Boy Large Running Bull Child Small A great Indian costume, perfect for pageants and plays! Running Bull Child Medium Running Bull Child Large Indian Girl Small Indian Girl Costume. Indian Girl Medium Indian Girl Large Pilgrim Costumes Pilgrim Girl Child Small A lovely pilgrim costume perfect for plays and Thanksgiving. Pilgrim Girl Child Medium Pilgrim Girl Child Large Pilgrim Woman Adult Small A great lady pilgrim at a reasonable price! Pilgrim Woman Adult Medium Pilgrim Woman Adult Large Pilgrim Woman Adult XL Pilgrim Man Adult Large Classic Pilgrim costume great for Thanksgiving & Halloween. Pilgrim Man Adult Plus XL Pilgrim Man Adult Plus 2X ...
Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day

United States citizens realize there’’s more to be thankful for during our Thanksgiving Day celebration. Learn about the history of this important US holiday…

Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Autumn Brights Vase – JustFlowers.com This exquisite creation, overflowing with a cornucopia of beautiful, expressive fall flowers is sure to delight. Autumn Beauty Bouquet – JustFlowers.com Send this unique arrangement as a testament of your original taste, and high regard for a special someone. The Warmth of Autumn – JustFlowers.com Make a big statement with this lavish autumnal arrangement of radiant flowers. Autumn Riches Centerpiece – JustFlowers.com An ode to autumn. This lively melange is truly inspiring. Mosaic Fall Wreath – JustFlowers.com Make a scene with this stylish melange of Nature’s autumnal bounty. Grapevine base, salal, oak leaves, rye, morrison, brownii, broom bloom, moss. Cite this… (new...
The Pilgrims in American Culture – Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims in American Culture – Thanksgiving

  Pilgrims in American Culture – Thanksgiving What was the first Thanksgiving really like? The answer is more complicated than you would think.   Plimoth Plantation, the living history museum of 17th century Plymouth, has assembled a collection of primary source documents and articles about the event. These documents include first-hand accounts from Governor William Bradford and Master Edward Winslow, leaders of the Plymouth colony. If you’re looking for the real facts behind the tradition, this is an invaluable resource. Of particular interest: The “First Thanksgiving:” You are the Historian – HIstory Interactive Partakers of Out Plenty the “First Thanksgiving” Meal – Find out what they ate at the first Thanksgiving. Who Attended the 1621 “First Thanksgiving? Source: Plimoth-on-web Cite this… (new...
Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds Helps raise good cholesterol, HDL, and lower bad cholesterol, LDL, because they contain oleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid. Nature’s “happy pills” – contain lots of tryptophan, good for relaxation and sleep, and also glutamate, a precursor of GABA, one of the neurotransmitters that calms the brain. Pumpkin Seeds by Brian Jackson, CT CC by 2.0 Full of magnesium and zinc – Magnesium is hard to come by in the American diet, and a majority of us are deficient in it. Zinc is also a common deficiency. It is important to have enough zinc because it is one of the most important elements in preventing osteoporosis. Contains fiber – which increases the satisfied “full feeling” that keeps you from getting hungry and binge eating. Natural anti-inflammatory – effectively reduces inflammation helping with arthritis. Used in traditional cultures – prevents and treats parasites. Helps prevent kidney stones – prevents calcium oxalate formation.     What about pumpkin itself? It has beta carotene and potassium. Beta carotene, the same B vitamin that is in carrots, is a player in preventing everything from cancer to wrinkles! A cup of pumpkin contains more potassium than a banana – it’s going to have to be a good sized piece of pie to get a cup! Cite this… (new...
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