Since Thanksgiving happens just once a year, we tend to forget all the things that go wrong, and even the things that go right! In this fun blog post about Thanksgiving, we’ll dive into some expectations v. reality!



You think you’ll get everything you need long before the shopping rush starts…

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You’ve either given up, are fighting tooth and nail to get that last butterball turkey, or just need more wine to cope with family.

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The whole family can make it, and everyone gets along great!

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The cousins are late, grandpa’s talking about politics again, and grandma already has the wine in hand.

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Nothing gets burnt, overcooked, or completely forgotten about.

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Something gets burnt, the turkey’s on the brink of being overcooked, and well… the kitchen has become chaos incarnate.

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You’ve starved yourself all day waiting for this meal. Surely you have enough room in your stomach. Right?

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Wrong. Towards the end, every bite feels like an aching, savory eternity.

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You are just so excited to be eating Thanksgiving food again that it will never get old. Everything turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes!

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After about two days, the leftovers get old, and you quickly forget what normal food without gravy and cranberry sauce tastes like.

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At the end of the day…

Even though something goes wrong, Thanksgiving always turns out great. It’s a long-awaited holiday filled with amazing food, family reunions, and so many things to be thankful for. Have a happy Thanksgiving everyone, and stay safe!

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