Do you time travel back in your mind and pick out your favorite, best-ever times? I do that with everything. I have a Best Ever Hall of Fame — best ever birthday, best ever Christmas, best ever vacation, etc., which brings me to my best ever Thanksgiving!
I’ve thought about my best ever Thanksgiving and what made it so memorable and am going to pass along the how-to have the best ever family celebration.
- Invite family into your home like honored guests. I love that my family practices hospitality.
- Add a surprise element to your celebration. Maybe a new centerpiece, a great menu item, name cards, a game or activity, special invited guests — something unexpected.
- And if you are a Thanksgiving dinner guest, don’t come with empty hands or an empty spirit. Add to the festivities or to the menu — pitch in and enjoy.
My best ever Thanksgiving came as a surprise years back when we celebrated at my daughter Wendy’s for dinner with our family tree and her husband’s parents, which makes a group of 18-25 children and adults. Continue reading Best Ever Thanksgiving!