10 Reasons You Love Thanksgiving
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10 Reasons You Love Thanksgiving

Especially as a college student.

10 Reasons You Love Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to sit back, look around you and realize how lucky you are to be where you are and who has helped you to get there. As a college kid, I personally am more thankful for Thanksgiving than ever before.

Here are a few reasons we college kids are so thankful for Thanksgiving.

1. Mom's homemade cooking.

I mean this is basically reason alone to love thanksgiving. While dining hall food is so delicious, I think we all prefer a nice home cooked meal.

2. Seeing family.

It has been some time since you all had a family dinner and caught up in person with your family, and what better circumstances to bring you all together!

3. Seeing your home friends.

Not only is it hard to keep in touch with friends at school because everyone has such busy and opposite schedules, but you haven't seen a lot of your home friends since August, when you came to school.

4. No classes.

A few days off from classes is always a reason to be thankful!

5. No dining hall food.

By now, everyone is just so tired of dining hall food and any reason not to eat it is a reason to be thankful.

6. You will be the center of conversation.

Let's be honest here, around your dinner table no one else is probably living a more interesting life than you are. You are in college! I mean of course you will get the dreaded questions like, So are you still single? Why haven't you met anyone yet? Either way, you are still the center of attention.

7. You get to sleep in your own bed.

This brings Netflix and chill to a whole new level this break.

8. It means Christmas time is around the corner.

Even as someone who doesn't celebrate Christmas, this still excites me! Knowing that all your favorite Christmas movies will be flooding your TV and Netflix. The weather gets colder and everyone's souls get a little warmer.

9. Thanksgiving Day Parade.

It's so nice sitting around the TV at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning with coffee in hand and wrapped in blankets. I love watching the parade, judging all the performances and seeing all the floats go by.

10. Leftovers.

Leftovers are the sole reason for Thanksgiving. Those late night snacks turn into late night meals. Food is literally pouring out of the refrigerator and it is a beautiful sight. If you are smart, you hide some and bring it back up to school with you!

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