Happy Thanksgiving, friends! The kids made this turkey Twizzler cake wreck just for you! What is your favorite Thanksgiving tradition?
This picture was taken Thanksgiving 1978. It features Patrick, a Gen Xer from Arkansas, sporting a grocery sack vest and matching headband along with his ceremonial pinecone turkey. Generations of kindergartners have been making these items for decades. Did you ever make grocery sack vests as a kid? Source: Patrick Q via Flickr with Creative Commons.
Here’s a little Thanksgiving after-school special for all you Gen Xers out there. This is a clip from the 1972 holiday original The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t. Happily, you can tune in to Boomerang at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. (ET) on Thanksgiving Day to see the 30-minute commercial-free special. The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t […]
From Snoopy and Woodstock wearing pilgrim outfits to Snoopy getting snapped between the ping pong table, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving has long been a favorite among all generations of Americans, not just Generation X. Still, this TV special debuted in 1973, and so the children who first watched this were Gen Xers. In the days […]
I came across a turkey headband kit at Hobby Lobby the other day. I thought these would be so cute for Thanksgiving, and the kit was cheap! It was a steal at $2.99, but I got it cheaper than that. It was on sale for 66 percent off! The kit makes 12 felt headbands. The […]
I cherish these pilgrim costumes for kids my mother made for my children. She also made Sullivan’s Indian costume. Aren’t they wonderful? Thanks, mom! Sully is my little Indian peacemaker. These two are so close. It makes me so happy to see them snuggle on the couch together at night. She endures Dora, and he […]