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Free Hotel Rooms Offered Over the Holidays

I'm finding goodness in so many people and businesses this holiday. It seems, whatever that 'spirit' is, we get it, at least over the holidays. And, that goodness is spreading to people who have friends or family members hospitalized, in nursing homes or in treatment centers over the holidays.

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What’s Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dessert

Ahhh, Thanksgiving is almost up on us. It's always great to get together with family, right? Okay, most of the time. Me? I'm really looking forward to it.

And, when we think of Thanksgiving, we think of food! Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and, dessert.

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West Michigan Troops Will Get Warm Welcome at Ford Airport Over Thanksgiving

We owe all of our troops a huge thank you for all they do. West Michigan is known for it's love and compassion, that will go without saying. And this Thanksgiving holiday, a big welcome home and other festivities are on tap for the returning men and women in the military, at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

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Meijer Surprises Shoppers in Each Store, Pays for Cart Full of Groceries and Gifts [Video]

Meijer has some very happy customers this holiday season after surprising shoppers in each of their 223 stores by paying for all of the items in their cart.

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Watch Grateful Man Buy 400 US Troops a Meal

This guy sure knows why he's thankful.

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Holiday Feast for Dogs (and a Cat) Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit [Video]

With Thanksgiving less than 24 hours away, here's a video of some canines (and one cat) enjoying a holiday feast to get you into the spirit.

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Fun Thanksgiving Facts and Figures to Blow Your Mind

Yup, Thanksgiving is here. You know the drill -- travel, see family, eat turkey, sleep it off. But there is so much more to this day than you might realize.

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What Is the Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes?

How long should you wait until you get thirds? Should you tell Uncle Walter his teeth fell into the cranberry sauce? How do you find the words to describe Aunt Muriel's stuffing without offending her? Good questions all, but none are the most pressing on Thanksgiving.

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Thanksgiving Calculator Tells How Much Food You’ll Need to Cook

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner, but you're a little nervous about the amount of food you've purchased, never fear. The wonderful writers over at Skillet have created an online calculator to approximate how much food you'll need to make.

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Hilarious Fake Target Black Friday Ads Offer the Season’s Hottest Deals

Doorbusters ain't got nothin' on these sizzling -- and totally phony -- Black Friday specials.

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And America’s Favorite Holiday Is…

ThanksgivingĀ is just about here, which means the best is yet to come.

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10 Brilliant Thanksgiving Dinner Hacks to Make Your Day a Breeze

If you're hosting Thanksgiving, you know how tough it can be to pull it all together. Fortunately, there are some tips that can help.

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