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5 Reasons To Be Thankful You’re A Detroit Lions Fan…NOT A Green Bay Packers Fan

Yes, I've heard about Green Bay's four Super Bowl championships and the Lions' one playoff win in the Super Bowl era.

But as the disclaimer guy always says, "past performance does not guarantee future results."

If you disagree, you'd better "double-check" yourself.

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5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids and Grandparents Busy Over Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving means the whole family—in-laws, distant cousins, grandparents and grandchildren—gets together to share a meal, catch up and generally spend some quality time together. If you're the host, it can be a challenge to entertain such a broad gathering of people.

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9 Wacky People Who Show Up for Thanksgiving Dinner

Ah, Thanksgiving. Every family’s tradition is different, but some things always ring true. There will always be a motley crew of folks coming together to celebrate and slip into a tryptophan-induced slumber

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It’s Time to Panic — There May Be a Turkey Shortage This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving without turkey would be like Easter without eggs.

But could it happen?

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5 Thanksgiving Myths Debunked — Pilgrims Didn’t Wear Buckles? (And More)

Thanksgiving, which we've been celebrating in America for centuries now, is a time of family, food and, especially, tradition. Even so, many of the stories we take as gospel about this wonderful holiday—wonderful if you’re not endlessly bickering with your relatives, that is—aren’t true at all. Myth, legend and wishful thinking play into a lot of the misconceptions surrounding Turkey Day.

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5 Simple Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas — Pinecones, Pumpkins, Dolls and More

Getting your family in the mood to eat gobs of delicious food on Thanksgiving may not be the toughest task, but you can always make things memorable by sprucing up the house a bit too. It'll enhance everyone's experience, you'll be able to reuse the decorations next year, and best of all, it's fun.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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5 Fun Facts About Turkeys — Yes, They Can Fly (and Change Color)

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means we start seeing turkeys everywhere—on TV, in our children's school drawings, running through our dreams every single night while we sleep ... you get the idea. And eventually these poor turkeys will be inside many of our overstuffed stomachs as well.

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This New “Thanksgiving Donut” Sounds Like My Own Personal Nightmare

I am one of those people. You know the ones, the ones that don't like their food to touch on their plate? I take it a step further and also only eat one thing at a time: vegetable, then bread, then meat. I can't mix the flavors. It's weirds me out. So, this new donut being offered for Thanksgiving by a New York bakery makes my skin crawl. What's in it? Find out after the jump.

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How Many Calories Will Be in Your Thanksgiving Dinner?

Yes, we know your stomachs are still coping with all the Halloween candy you just ate. But believe it or not, Thanksgiving, the mother of all gluttonous holidays, is just a few short weeks away.

The Calorie Control Cou

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Desiree Navarro, Getty Images
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Things My Kids Learned By Watching The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Educational television shows are everywhere today. Seems there are more channels and more places to learn every day.

Even the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is educational.  My family discovered that this year when my kids learned a few things as we watched together.

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Traveling This Thanksgiving? It may Cost You!

Will you be on the road this Thanksgiving traveling to family and friends?  If you live in West Michigan it probably will cost you...for gas, that is.

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The Big Thanksgiving Meal…..Then What?

Ah, the Thanksgiving meal.  To me it means wonderful food, prepared with love, and the love of family around you.

We always have a big meal, and most of our family comes to our house.  Some are too far away to make the trip, Dallas, Toronto, Jackson, Mississippi, etc.  But we still have a big gathering with lots of little-ones, too.

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