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Tom Turkey Will Make Us Feel Better This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving will soon be here, and that's when we nibble on treats while watching the parades, snack on more goodies while watching the big game, and really go crazy on Thanksgiving dinner. We over stuff ourselves till we're blue in the face, then wonder why we head for the couch and fall into a dead sleep.

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Rayman, Family and Friends Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner On an Irish Wake Table.

As is our yearly custom, I bundled Mrs. Rayman into the car and off we went to a lodge in Northwestern Wisconsin to celebrate Thanksgiving. Family and friends meet at the lodge and share a beverage or two along with conversation before the big feast. It seems each year our conversation turns to the table. Our table is laden with turkey, cranberries, pies, and all the traditional Thanksgiving dinner  trimmings, but the truth is, it is  a very special and unique table with quite a history, it's an "Irish Wake Table."

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Target Has Better Deals Than Walmart on Thanksgiving Meal Kits — Dollars and Sense

If you are still trying to figure out where to get the best deal on this year’s Thanksgiving dinner, industry analysts say that Target, not Walmart, is your best bet for coming in under $50.

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We Dare You to Wear This Tie to Thanksgiving Dinner

Dressing up for Holidays only to sit around on a couch surrounded by drunk uncles can be kind of the pits, but we've found a way to make it a little more fun. 

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Retailers Are Ruining The Holidays

Remember when you could get up early and go shopping at 7 am the day after Thanksgiving? Seems like so long ago you could eat your weight in turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy etc. then undo your pants and sit on the couch and watch football.

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10 Thanksgiving Songs You Probably Haven’t Heard

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to get into full-on turkey mode. After all, it's never too early to loosen up the ol' belt buckle to ready ourselves for Thursday's feasting. While we're getting totally hyped about eating tons of stuffing and gravy and pumpkin pie, we still feel like the holiday prep could use a little extra oomph, and that's where Turkey Day music comes in.

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A Rayman Tradition on Thanksgiving is Mince Pie

With the Holiday Season almost here, i thought I'd share a tradition I celebrate each Thanksgiving. Having a good bit of English blood in me, I tend to go for the plum pudding, blood pudding, cakes and so forth. However, and absolute must on Thanksgiving is mince pie.

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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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5 Things That Happen In America On Thanksgiving, But Probably Didn’t Happen With The Pilgrims

On the fourth Thursday this month, most Americans will have the day off and celebrate Thanksgiving. Some reflect, some state their gratitude, some just eat. Here's 5 things that happen on Thanksgiving.

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What Will Thanksgiving Dinner Cost This Year? — Dollars and Sense

The price of Thanksgiving is going up this year, but not as much as you might think.

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Thanksgiving Turkeys Will Be Cheaper Than Expected This Year — Dollars and Sense

The price of turkey is going to be cheaper than expected this year, largely because many retailers were able to lock in the cost of the birds before the summer’s drought sent feed prices way, way up.

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10 Little Known Facts About Thanksgiving

  1. The famous pilgrim celebration at Plymouth Colony Massachusetts in 1621 is traditionally regarded as the first American Thanksgiving. However, there are actually 12 claims to where the “first” Thanksgiving took place: two in Texas, two in Florida, one in Maine, two in Virginia, and five in Massachusetts.

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