Show & Tell Tuesday: Favorite Holiday


Picking my favorite holiday was a no brainer for me.  Thanksgiving.  That is by far my very favorite holiday.  10 years ago, I probably would have said Christmas, maybe even less than that, but I have come to the realization that I just love Thanksgiving.  I love the time of year it falls in - fall.  The food is amazing - turkey, gravy, dumplings, mashed potatoes, broccoli cheese and rice casserole, sauerkraut, rolls...the list goes on and on!  I have lots of memories of my grandpa bringing around some morsels after he carved the turkey for us to snack on before dinner was actually ready.  Which is a perfect example of why, to me, Thanksgiving also equals family.  I talk about my family quite a bit, so this is probably no surprise to anyone, but I love all being together and visiting and catching up and again...eating lots of good food.  On top of all that, Thanksgiving kicks off the best time of year - the holiday season.  My mom and I always do Black Friday shopping, which is such a fun tradition of ours.  And of course, Small Business Saturday (as if we didn't get in enough shopping the day before).  The next few weeks are always just a blur of enjoying all that the Christmas season brings - lots of family time, decorating, baking, Christmas parties, finding the perfect gifts for everyone on your list, driving around looking at Christmas lights, peppermint mochas, hot chocolate, Hallmark Countdown to Christmas, and of course the real reason for the season.  I am super excited to have found my church and to experience my first Christmas season there.  So, as you can see, I have lots of love for Thanksgiving.  For all those reasons above and I am sure lots more than I just cannot fully express into words!

Such a fun post idea!  I am excited to see what everyone else shares - especially those whose opinions differ from me.  I am sure I can gain a little more appreciation for the other holidays after reading posts on why they are a favorite!  


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15 comments

  1. True story, when I was pregnant with my first, I had not found out my due date but had been craving my daddy's turkey and stuffing. At my first Dr's visit I found out my due date was Thanksgiving!!! Such a blessed day!

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  2. I used to not enjoy Thanksgiving. The food was not my favorite, but over the years I've really learned to love it!

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  3. Thanksgiving is so great (in my opinion) because it doesn't have the same pressure as Christmas with all the gifts! Not that I don't love giving gifts, but it can be stressful! Thanksgiving is so laid back!!

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  4. I had no idea you loved Thanksgiving that much!!! It's my dad's favorite holiday too haha!!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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  5. Thanksgiving food is my favorite....except for turkey. I could eat my weight in some dressing though!

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  6. YES! My reasoning for why Thanksgiving is the best is almost the same as yours! Thanksgiving can be underrated, but it's always been my favorite!

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  7. I love Thanksgiving too! It's definitely up there on my favorite holidays. The food, the family and the relaxing. How can you beat it? <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  8. Ive come to love Thanksgiving more and more as I've gotten older. It's definitely one of my favorites!

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  9. I love that you chose Thanksgiving! My 10 year old daughter says the same thing!

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  10. A southern girl after my own heart! My grandmother always made dumpings at TG, too!

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  11. I so can't wait for Countdown to Christmas on Hallmark. I love Thanksgiving as well! We always have a big family get together and this year we are going to Las Vegas with Rory's family.

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  12. Ya know, I'm right there with you on Thanksgiving. It is my second favorite next to Christmas and it really is a toss-up between the two! I love that Thanksgiving is the start of the Christmas season. It has the similar Christmas vibe but with so much more to look forward to! Christmas Day is always a little sad because it means that the season is almost over and it's about to be yucky January. Haha.

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  13. Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday, right behind Christmas. I love all the food and family traditions. My dad always makes oyster stew! :D

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  14. I love Thanksgiving as well. Sadly, no one celebrates where I live but I invite few other Americans over and throw my own party. This year it is looking like we will have Turkey Day on the 4 th of November!


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  15. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite right along with Christmas! I can't choose so they're both my favorite LOL

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