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Thanksgiving: A Time To Celebrate Family

Though there is some debate, the “First USA Thanksgiving” is commonly traced to the Plymouth feast in 1621. The feast celebrated a good harvest. Different states observed Thanksgiving on different dates until 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it to be the last Thursday in November. Because of the Civil War and political unrest, a national Thanksgiving date was not recognized until the 1870’s. This year, Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 26.


What do you celebrate on Thanksgiving? Is it the people, the food, or both? Thanksgiving is often a day that brings families together. Relatives you don’t get to see too often may be sitting around your table. Families enjoy conversation, the company, and catching up on each other’s lives. The holiday season seems to provide a good reason for everyone to get together.

A traditional feast might be served: Turkey, ham, stuffing, cranberries, squash, potatoes, and pie. With so many delicious things to eat, it’s not hard to overindulge and pack on a few extra pounds. After the meal, some of us may watch football, take a nap, or maybe both.

What is your favorite thing about Thanksgiving? What traditions do you and your families share? What is your favorite thing to eat? Post below and let us know. We’d love hearing more about your traditions.

At CashCrate, families are very important to us. We’ve always been a very family focused company. From our families to yours, we wish all of you the happiest of Thanksgivings.


  • November 25, 2015 8:48pm
    Happy thanksgiving
  • November 22, 2015 9:28am
    I like this
  • November 22, 2015 6:22am
    Thanks giving
  • November 21, 2015 8:53pm
    HAppy thankas giving all
  • November 21, 2015 12:19am
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
    I will be home alone this year, as everyone that I normally celebrate with will be out of town.
  • November 19, 2015 11:19pm
    We always would go to my parents home for Thanksgiving dinner. Mom would always give all of us a Christmas ornament wrapped beautifully on our plates.. It was always decorated so beautiful. This is a wonderful memory that I keep a tradition close to my heart with my own children.
  • November 19, 2015 5:01pm
    All the best for all
  • November 19, 2015 3:42pm
    Happy Thanksgiving everyone
  • November 17, 2015 7:17pm
    happy thankgiving my favorite part is to be with my famliy and friends have the blessing things you have too i am thankful for everything and my famliy's and friends
    have a great thanksgiving be safe :)
  • November 16, 2015 1:58pm
    Happy Thanksgiving everyone. My favorite part of the holiday is how people come together (families, whether they are blood related or not) and give thanks for each other. Gratitude is the most important part of this day and should be a regular concept in all of our lives. Many blessings to all of you and your families! :)
  • November 16, 2015 1:08pm
    Happy Thanksgiving
  • November 16, 2015 2:24am
    And a very Happy Thanksgiving with warm wishes to You and those you love. May you be where you want to be on November 26, and enjoying life.
  • November 16, 2015 2:12am
    Happy Thanksgiving to each and every one of you.
  • November 15, 2015 2:48pm
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  • November 14, 2015 6:34pm
    Happy Thanksgiving!
  • November 14, 2015 1:08pm
    IT is really good to celebrate with friends and family to bring about unity in the family.
  • November 14, 2015 10:45am
  • November 14, 2015 9:51am
    just be with family and no shopping
  • November 14, 2015 4:37am
  • November 13, 2015 8:55pm
    I love getting caught up with family I don't often fraterize with.
  • November 13, 2015 5:38pm
    happy thanksgiving all
  • November 13, 2015 1:54pm
    hmmmmmm yuuuuuuuuumiiiiiiiiiii