Why Thanksgiving Is Hands Down The BEST Holiday
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Why Thanksgiving Is Hands Down The BEST Holiday

The day you get to stuff yourself full, and feel thankful all at the same time. The best holiday.

Why Thanksgiving Is Hands Down The BEST Holiday

It's that time of year, people. Yes, you guessed it, Thanksgiving is - finally - here.

It's time to get warm and cozy, snuggle up with your pup, (or I guess boyfriend/girlfriend, you get my point), binge-watch some Netflix, and catch up on your favorite books.

While these are all great reasons to look forward to November, let's get down to the real reason we love it.


This is the holiday where you can stuff your belly so full, but have not a care in the world cause you just got to eat some of the best food you'll eat this holiday season.

Let's talk through thanksgiving, and why it's the best, shall we?

1. Potatoes. Sweet, mashed, candied, served in a lil volcano with gravy pooling in the middle, there is not a single bad thing I can say about them.

2. Harvest veggies galore. Roasted carrots, green beans, corn, asparagus, etc, etc. As a kid I would've never included these on this list, but oh man, as an adult, heck yeah, veggies! Bring them on, they deserve their time in the spotlight, too. Added bonus: they taste amazing and they make up for all the other stuff you're about to stuff in your mouth hole, so...

3. Side dishes. Dinner rolls, corn bread, cranberry sauce, stuffing, I don't know about you, but this is all making me really hungry. We don't have to go into more detail, because we all know how great these things are

4. The star of dinner, the turkey, duh. The main dish, the thing that unites all foods across your plate, the turkey has proven itself tried and true to be the most important part of the meal. But let's talk about...

5. Dessert, like you couldn't believe. If you've got a sweet tooth like me, you know that dessert rivals actual dinner in how good it is. You've got so many snacks to pick from, it really just rounds out the meal (that is if your pants still fit at this point).

6. Family. Being away for 85% of the year at school has given me an even bigger appreciation for my family considering how little I actually get to see them between move in and holiday breaks. They might annoy you like you couldn't believe, they might make you angry, or smile or laugh, but whatever it is, they are family, and they are here for you. Just try to enjoy it(and avoid talking about the election as much as possible).

7.The weather. The fresh air, crispy leaves on the ground, the kind of day that makes you want it to stay exactly as it is outside forever, but being able to cozy up at night, you know the exact feeling I'm talking about.

Remember, the holidays are hard for some people. However, if there is anything that my parents have taught me, it is that family are the people who love you endlessly, who you choose to surround yourself with, to celebrate with, the people who make you feel loved and supported. I'm lucky and grateful that I'm so close with my blood family, but I'm also thankful for all of the people I've got to spend countless holidays with that consider me and my family, their family. Be kind, and be thankful.

Now if you need me anytime soon, I'll look like this until turkey day...

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