40 Reasons To Get Excited for Thanksgiving
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40 Reasons To Get Excited for Thanksgiving

Being smacked in between Halloween and Christmas, this holiday needs some love.

40 Reasons To Get Excited for Thanksgiving
Stephanie Early Green

Ahhhh, Thanksgiving. It always seems to be underrated due to it being smacked in between Halloween and Thanksgiving. People start putting up their lights and singing Christmas Carols without realizing another holiday deserves some love too. Don't think so? Well here are 40 Reasons To Get Excited For Thanksgiving:

1. Guilt Free Eating

2. Naps With Your Furbaby(s)

3. Spending Time With Family & Friends

4. 31 Days Until Christmas

5. ALL. THE. SALES. (Cyber Monday, Black Friday)

6. No Pressure To Get Drunk The Entire Weekend (Unlike Halloween)

7. Leftovers

8. Rest and Relaxation

9. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

10. Football

11. Pumpkin Pie

12. Stuffing

13. Homemade Mashed Potatoes and Noodles

14. Charlie Brown

15. Presidential Turkey Pardon

16. SNL Thanksgiving Episode

17. Friendsgiving

18. The National Dog Show

19. History & Tradition

20. The Weather

21. A Secular Holiday

22. No Gifts

23. A Day Off Work For (Almost) Everyone

24. Everyone Is In A Good Mood

25. You Can Break Your Diet

26. Hand Turkeys

27. Cuteness Of The Kids' Table

28. Thanksgiving Break For Students

29. Thanksgiving Eve

30. No Pressure To Wear Special Themed Clothing

31. Food Drives

32. All Day Drinking Is Acceptable

33. Gravy

34. The Christmas Prequel

35. Walking Into A Grocery Store And Seeing The First Shipment of Eggnog

36. Putting Your Christmas Tree Up The Day After

37. 25 Days of Christmas on ABC Family Freeform Channel

38. You're Allowed To Put Bacon And Bourbon In Every Food

39. Pecan Pie (This one's for you Fred)

And last, but not least;


The only thing I don't look forward to during Thanksgiving is the endless amount of questions from relatives demanding to know what I am doing with my life. But, I think these 40 reasons make those questions worth it.

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