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  • Thanksgiving beer pairings
    Beer Tasting: New Belgium's Abbey Dubbel Ale
    New Belgium Brewing Company: Abbey Dubbel AleABV:7.0%SRM:20IBU:20Calories:210Aroma:Malty, bready, banana, and clove are the main aromas that really penetrate the nose while hints of wood and leather seep through as well. Nice balanced aroma that...
  • The NO-STRESS HOLIDAY ORGANIZER: AN ALL-IN-ONE GUIDE to PLANNING and RECORDING YOUR HOLIDAYS
    How to eliminate stress during the holiday season
    The NO-STRESS HOLIDAY ORGANIZER: AN ALL-IN-ONE GUIDE to PLANNING and RECORDING YOUR HOLIDAYS was very informative and motivational read packed with excellent easy-to use tips and techniques to help make planning for the holidays at your home easy...
  • Thanksgiving hostess gifts
    Be a gracious guest, Thanksgiving hostess gifts that keep giving
    With the Thanksgiving holiday appearing on the horizon, family and friends start the planning for the extravagant meal. If you aren’t cooking the bird and the fixings this year, the role of the guest can be tricky. Since a good guest shouldn...
  • Macy's opens early on Thanksgiving 2014
    2014 Macy's Black Friday doorbusters start earlier than ever this Thanksgiving
    Black Friday is just a month away and Macy's has already announced that their doorbuster deals will start earlier than ever. NBC 10 reports that the retailer will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 2014. Last year, Macy'...
  • Countdown to Thanksgiving in NYC 2014
    Countdown to Thanksgiving in NYC 2014
    If you've been a regular follower of my column over the past several years, then you already know my family and have been traveling to New York City for Thanksgiving since 2010 with the exception of last year (2013) due to other commitments....
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    Thanksgiving, Christmas, and NYE at the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge
    The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Charlotte, NC, will feature an array of signature events and festive specials this holiday season. With its inviting setting and attractive offerings, The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge...
  • Thanksgiving dog
    Give thanks: 5 reasons why people with pets live happier, longer lives
    Canadian’s will gather round the dinner table Oct. 13 to celebrate Thanksgiving with family- and in many homes in North America the family members include pets. According to a 2013 survey by Ipsos- a leading market research company in Canada...
  • Thanksgiving feast of value at Pine View
    It's a Thanksgiving feast of value at Pine View Golf Course
    Pine View Golf Course is giving thanks to golfers this long weekend by serving Thanksgiving specials.Players who tee it up on the Championship Course and Executive Course from Oct. 10 through Oct. 13 can do so for $25 walking or $35 with a power...
  • Thanksgiving meal from Prairie Grass Cafe
    Thanksgiving dinner made easy by Prairie Grass Café
    The Thanksgiving holiday is a wonderful time to bring together family and friends over a delicious meal. Unfortunately, the host of the holiday gathering is often run ragged by preparing all the dishes. This year let Northbrook’s Prairie...
  • OJ Simpson in court action
    O.J. Simpson will die before Thanksgiving? Doctors say he has 4 weeks to live
    O.J. Simpson didn’t look very well when the public saw him last at a public hearing, but it sounds like his health is in serious condition. The former NFL player is currently serving time in the Lovelock Correctional Center near Reno, Nevada...
  • It is not too early to start planning the Thanksgiving menu
    It is not too early to start planning the Thanksgiving menu
    I agree that it is too early to begin shopping for Thanksgiving, but it isn't at all early for meal-planning. What has occurred to me this year is to cut down on the sugar that will be present on your table on Turkey Day.I have to be aware of...
  • Sweet potato muffins
    Thanksgiving breakfast idea: Sweet potato muffins
    Who says you have to serve the traditional Thanksgiving foods just for "the big meal"? Try these sweet potato muffins for breakfast or brunch.Just about everyone serves some form of sweet potatoes at their Thanksgiving meal but what...
  • Thanksgiving dinner what to do with leftovers
    10 Healthy meal ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers
    Turkey is lower in fat and a healthier version of meat to begin with. Considering if you didn't add a lot of fat, butter, and calories to your side dishes, these can be considered healthy leftover meals. For many families a whole turkey is too...
  • 10 things to do this week: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
    10 things to do this week: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
    A new work week begins and the month of September winds to a close, There is only about a month before it's time for Halloween, two months until Thanksgiving and less than three months until Christmas.If you're like many parents, there'...
  • Thanksgiving Bingo
    Thanksgiving coloring and activity pages: Free printable pictures and games
    Keeping the kids busy during the holidays can be a challenge. During the week of Thanksgiving, your patience might start running a little thin; therefore it’s important to have some Thanksgiving activities lined up for the kids. How about...