By: Cheryl Maguire Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the word gratitude gets tossed around a lot. You see it on signs in stores or central themes in TV shows. Whenever I see a word used a lot, I like to look up the definition. This is what I found: The quality or feeling of … More Are You Making These Gratitude Mistakes?
By: Sandy Churchill The year 2020 will go down in the history books as a wacky, upside-down time when nothing was normal, “socially-distant” became a buzzword, Zoom became a lifeline for school and work, and all of us became fashionably “masked.” While we did our best to take health precautions, adapt as much as possible, … More Silver Linings at a Covid Thanksgiving
By: Cheryl Maguire When I think about Thanksgiving my mind conjures up images of pies, parades, and Pilgrims. I realize that most people think of turkeys, but when you live in Massachusetts, Pilgrims are kind of a big deal. There’s even a dedicated museum for the Pilgrims called Plimoth (yes, that’s how they spell it) Patuxet … More Snacking with the Pilgrims
By: Sandy Churchill While turkey has now been transformed into a delightfully cozy stew and most leftovers are long gone, the spirit of gratitude lingers at our house. We had a frenzied Thanksgiving with 23 guests seated at three tables brimming with homemade squash, stuffing, vegetables, mashed potatoes, and myriad pies, and conversation was abundant … More The Thankful Bank
You may think you know the story of the first Thanksgiving, but it turns out that many of the details are myths! Read through this fun infographic to learn the real story behind Thanksgiving. [Source: Today I Found Out]
By: Sandra L. Churchill “You get what you get and you don’t get upset.” This is a favorite saying that a kindergarten teacher friend of mine shares regularly with her young students. This simple reminder for boys and girls to appreciate whatever color construction paper or whatever prize they are given is one that has … More Gratitude Attitude
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill Ahhhh November. The month where people post reasons why they are “thankful” each day. Well, I could go on and on listing reasons why I am thankful, but they all seem to revolve around one thing…. My husband. I’m thankful that I let him turn my chair around one night and … More Thankful
We asked the Signature Mom Bloggers about their favorite way to spend Thanksgiving. Check out what they had to say and then tell us about your special tradition. Do you have a ritual for sharing what you’re thankful for? Do you cook a favorite recipe? We want to know! Sandy Churchill I have many fond … More Thanksgiving Traditions
We thought it would be fun to share this Thanksgiving infographic with all of you. Enjoy! [Source: Today I found out]
By: Martianne Stanger Thanksgiving is coming! Do you know what that means? For some, it means feasting, football and family. For my family, it also means offering a cornucopia of thanks, plus enjoying outdoor fun and a step back into history. For several years running, we have thoroughly enjoyed heading over to Plymouth the weekend before Thanksgiving … More Enjoy the Festivities in Plymouth on the Weekend Before Thanksgiving!