Contact Us
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving icons
iStock
[

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.

Read More

152497380-630x419
[

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.

Read More

Category: Thanksgiving
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
[

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.

Read More

zuckerbakery.com
zuckerbakery.com
[

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.

Read More

Category: Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving dinner
Comstock
[

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

Category: News, Thanksgiving
Desiree Navarro, Getty Images
Desiree Navarro, Getty Images
[

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.

Read More

flickr/futureatlas.com
flickr/futureatlas.com
[

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.

Read More

flickr/ VancityAllie
flickr/ VancityAllie
[

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.

Read More

giovanni, flickr
giovanni, flickr
[

Is Thanksgiving Eve The Busiest Bar Night Of The Year In Grand Rapids?

The night before Thanksgiving is often called the "busiest bar night of the year".

But is it?

We talked to bartenders and bar managers all over Grand Rapids and got the answer.

Read More

chase n, flickr
chase n, flickr
[

Thanksgiving Turkey By The Numbers – What You Need To Know

Thanksgiving can be a stressful time.

There is a lot to prepare for, but a little planning can go a long way towards lessening the stress of Thanksgiving.

Take a look at a few Thanksgiving numbers, and maybe you'll enjoy a less stressful holiday.

Read More

Category: Thanksgiving Tags: ,
flickr/hzeller
flickr/hzeller
[

Thanksgiving Dinner and Wine…it can be a Problem of What to Choose

I don't know about your house, but at mine, we're slowly working out the menu for Thanksgiving.

I know, it's late, but we hate to rush anything.  (Har, har, har!)

Read More

Thanksgiving Traffic
Win McNamee, Getty Images
[

Will You Be Traveling This Thanksgiving? — Survey of the Day

The rush to join the extended family for turkey and stuffing makes the Wednesday before Thanksgiving the busiest travel day of the year. And this year it's going to be a busier than last year.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!