Stores Open On Thanksgiving Day 2017

Stores Open On Thanksgiving Day 2017

The topic of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day remains a controversial one, and more retailers may be added to the list in 2017. While there was somewhat of a pushback last year when HHGregg and Office Depot & OfficeMax changed course and decided to close on Thanksgiving, other stores doubled down and opened even earlier. GameStop, a retailer that had been closed on Thanksgiving in recent years, has already announced their plans to be open for business this year.

Thanksgiving Day is on Thursday, November 23, 2017, and more than 40 national retailers will be open. We will post the complete list of stores open on Thanksgiving Day 2017 towards the middle of November, but you can find a brief sample of a few retailers that we expect to be on the list below. You can also see our running list of Stores Closed on Thanksgiving Day 2017 and Black Friday 2017 Hours.

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Thanksgiving Desserts for Kids

He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.” ~ J.A. Shedd
I so totally agree with the poet. Nothing is complete without the concord of the felt and the expressed. However, it is also true that the manner of expression may also influence the way one feels. It is, therefore, that we have established certain customs and rituals for certain days of the year so that the coming generations know more about these special days and therefore start to feel their importance. Thanksgiving is one such day. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Party Tips

Thanksgiving Party Tips

Have you recently made the decision to host a Thanksgiving party in your home? If so, there is a good chance that you may have already started the planning process. If so, have you decided on a form on party entertainment yet? Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes

Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes

There are a number of Thanksgiving dinner recipes, which you can make use of. These recipes vary from the traditional Thanksgiving stuffing recipes to vegetarian stuffing recipes. The Thanksgiving stuffing recipes have been influenced by a number of countries in the world. Now that you have decided on roasting a bird for Thanksgiving, the first step is to either book your turkey at the butchers’ or buy frozen bird well in advance. Normally a fresh bird is more expensive than a frozen bird. Depending on the number of people, who are going to feast on the bird, you will require 1 to 1½ pounds of bird per person. That solved, lets now learn about Thanksgiving stuffing recipes. Continue reading

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Turkey Cookie Dessert

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“These candy turkeys are cute enough to sell!”

So cute you can use them as a centerpiece or great to take to school if you’re a Room Mom needing a festive snack for a party! Continue reading

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Perot Museum Journey to Space

Perot Museum Journey to Space

Did you ever wonder how astronauts poop in space? (Just sayin’) or how in the heck do they wash their hair? Inquiring minds want to know….kids always have the most interesting questions and this exhibit will answer most of them!

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Turkey Pinecone Craft

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While we don’t have alot of pine trees around here, you can always buy some at the craft stores. Kids will enjoy making them and be proud to show them off. These adorable turkeys will make the perfect center piece. Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Got any leftover Halloween pumpkins that are still edible? Or buy a fresh pumpkin or use canned pumpkin. Now is pumpkin season!

Why not make this delicious and healthy pumpkin bread for yourselves and the kiddos. Great, easy after school snack.
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Pumpkin Nutrition

Pumpkin Nutrition

The pumpkin pie, made immortal thanks to the Thanksgiving Holiday, will seem to be a lot tastier after reading about the various pumpkin nutrition facts and benefits in this article.

See how nutritional this beautiful orange fruit is by reading more.

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Cleaning Up for Fall

Image result for images of fall clean up with kidsCleaning Up for Fall

No season lasts forever and although most people dread the end of summer, it too happens and cooler air prevails. Of course, this means that those pretty summer flowers you planted in the garden, in the patio pots and in the hanging baskets will be stating to fade and the perennials will be starting to look a bit done.

In the late summer and early fall, gardeners all over set about their fall cleanup. It’s not all bad news though, as what you do in the fall will directly impact what you will find come spring and the new planting season. Continue reading

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