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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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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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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 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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