Happy Thanksgiving!

You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you.”

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Here’s some fun Thanksgiving tidbits for you! Hopefully you can use some of these facts to impress your dinner guests tomorrow. For the full list, visit this link. Scroll down to see the answers.

Question 1: Which professional football team has played almost every Thanksgiving since 1934?

Question 2: How many turkeys do Americans prepare each Thanksgiving?

Question 3: Which city is home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade?

Question 4: How many towns in America are named “Turkey?”

Question 5: How many people go shopping on Black Friday?

Question 6: Who was the first video game character featured in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Question 7: How many pumpkin pies are devoured each Thanksgiving in America?

Question 8: Which other country celebrates Thanksgiving, albeit on a different day (and for a different reason)?

Question 9: Which U.S. President moved Thanksgiving from the fourth Thursday in November to the third, for a few years before public backlash forced a reversal?

Question 10: How long was the first Thanksgiving?

An annual tradition for me is giving away pumpkin pies this time of year, in conjunction with donations to the Bay Area crisis center. You can see all the donations I’ve collected below – this doesn’t even include those items donated online. Thank you to all who participated! Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving and with this event you all helped me in feeling grateful!

Here are your trivia answers!

  1. Detroit Lions
  2. 46 million
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Four
  5. 32 million
  6. Sonic the Hedgehog
  7. 50 million
  8. Canada
  9. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1939)
  10. Three days

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