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Thanksgiving E-Cards

November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving E-Cards — not just for email! You can post them on your Facebook Page and Tweet them, too!  Some of these are free to send.

Don’t forget to send one to your favorite holiday blogger, hint hint 🙂

Check out the Thanksgiving greeting offerings from

Here’s one from me to you:


Thanksgiving Craft: Thankful Tree

November 19, 2014

Hallmark came up with this easy but amazing craft for friends and family on Thanksgiving Day. You know what I think this would be great for, though? For school. I think this would be a terrific class project for kids.

Here are the instructions to download.


Thanksgiving Celebration Idea: Graves Mountain Lodge

November 15, 2014

A different way to celebrate Thanksgiving that doesn’t involve cooking! I highly recommend Graves Mountain Lodge

Autumn in Virginia

Graves Mountain LodgeA couple of years ago, my family all got together for Thanksgiving: my mom, my sister, her girlfriend, and my son.  We decided to spend Thanksgiving at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, Virginia.  We had all been there several times before, but we hadn’t had Thanksgiving dinner there in maybe twenty years. We went a couple of years ago, and really enjoyed it.

If you’re looking for a delightful and delicious way to spend an old fashioned Thanksgiving, you can’t go wrong here.

Graves Mountain Lodge is located in the mountains (naturally) and it is beautiful.  You can just enjoy dinner, or stay over.  If you stay over, meals are included in the hotel rate, which is a little over a $100 a person (but remember, it includes three big meals); with discounts for children.  Otherwise, Thanksgiving dinner is $39.95 plus tax, and half price for children, and you…

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