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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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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.

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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.

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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!)

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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.

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Grand Rapids Black Friday Lines Already Starting [Video]

Want to be first in line at Best Buy on Alpine in Grand Rapids for Black Friday?

Too late.  The line started SATURDAY!

Let's meet the first people in line.

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The Price Of Thanksgiving Dinner Is Going Up… But Not By Much

Prices go up everywhere, and food for Thanksgiving will be no different.  It looks like it will be up about 30 cents from last year.

That is according to the American Farm Bureau, which says "the average cost of this year's feast for 10 is $49.48, a 28-cent price increase from last year's average of $49.20."

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15 Awesome Paper Thanksgiving Turkeys

Sure, the food at Thanksgiving is great. But in our opinion, the real star of this holiday is the terrifying artwork brought home from elementary school art class.

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Category: Lists, Photos, Thanksgiving
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10 Bizarre Thanksgiving Foods: Vegan Turkey, Gravy Soda and More

Thanksgiving is a time for the family to come together, tell stories, then sit down and feast on some tasty, belly-expanding deliciousness. Turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie are all Thanksgiving staples, but if you want to really spice things up a bit this year, we have some ideas.

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What Is The Tastiest Way To Cook A Turkey? [Poll]

Thanksgiving is just days away.  It's time to get your turkey and all of the ingredients for the side dishes.

Then there's a big decision to be made...how to cook your turkey.

What is the tastiest way to cook a turkey?

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10 Turkey Facts You Might Not Know

These days, most of the turkeys people gobble down are fattened up on farms. They’re only pale (under their feathers) imitations of the lean, mean turkeys roaming through the woods of North America

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Category: Lists, Thanksgiving
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Americans Are Still Traveling This Thanksgiving, Just Not Very Far

Holiday travel will bring increased traffic to the American highways this Thanksgiving weekend. However, with many families still simply trying to operate day-to-day on shoestring budgets, people are expected to plan shorter trips to carve their turkeys this year as a means to save money on fuel and other expenses.

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