Why Thanksgiving Is The Greatest Holiday
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Why Thanksgiving Is The Greatest Holiday

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Why Thanksgiving Is The Greatest Holiday

It's that time of year again, Thanksgiving. It is a time for giving and being grateful, but also filling your stomachs with incredible food – cooked by your family. Thanksgiving makes me feel nothing but happiness. Its a time where the family gets together, eats a lot of food, and talks about everything and anything. The holidays are a special time of year and Thanksgiving is the best holiday of all, yes even better than Christmas. Here are a couple of my favorite things about Thanksgiving and why it is my favorite holiday of all time:

1. The family comes together.

Thanksgiving gives most families an excuse to all come together, no matter the circumstances. It is a time to be surrounded by those you love and cherish, a tradition that I have been around for years.

2. You get to eat mass amounts of incredible food.

Thanksgiving is definitely known for the delicious food. Everybody has their favorite Thanksgiving food, whether it's the turkey, the stuffing, or anything else; but no matter what it is, you will probably eat way too much of it.

3. It's all about being thankful.

When the holiday comes around, no matter what is going on in your life– you can put all the struggles and difficulties aside and find a reason to be grateful for something. Sitting around the table before you start your Thanksgiving day feast is all about saying grace.

4. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade:

If you haven't seen it, you're missing out. It's a great time to watch a bunch of giant balloons and floats journey down a street. Some of the floats are actually pretty unique.

5. Annual Thanksgiving Day High School football game.

No matter how good or bad your town or high school's football team is doing, you go to the game. Whether you go to watch the game or socialize with people you haven't seen in a while is up to you. You bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and make it to that game because that's just what you've done your entire life.

6. You're one holiday closer to Christmas.

Although Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, I do love Christmas time. As soon as Thanksgiving has come to an end, it is finally acceptable to play Christmas songs and put up the green and red decorations. It is the happiest time of year.

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