5 Ways to “Spice” Up Your Thanksgiving

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Jillian Johnson, Mckenna Grigbsy, and Clayton Cain

November is here and we all know what that means. Thanksgiving is well on it’s way! Whether it’s the turkey, the mashed potatoes, the pie, or spending time with family, there are so many ways to celebrate this season!

  1. Eat a pumpkin pie! After a long year of waiting, it’s finally time to indulge in your favorite fall dessert. Store bought or homemade, this delicious treat is sure to add sugar and spice and all things nice to your Thanksgiving.pumpkin-pie-520655__180
  2. Tell your family and friends you are thankful for them. As we get close to end of the year, it is time to reflect and remind yourself and others what you are thankful for!                 thanksgiving-1060123__180
  3. Experiment with new Thanksgiving recipes! Don’t stick with the status quo this year, try something new! Challenge your traditional Thanksgiving menu with exciting new flavors and foods from around the world.philippine_food
  4. Make a game plan for Black Friday! Strategize your shopping plan to maximize your deals. Do your research to find the best Black Friday deals and get ready to hit the stores! After all, the holiday season is right around the corner.8211477590_8381c9cf96_b
  5. Run the Mile High United Way Turkey Trot! This is a fun annual event that takes place in the beautiful Washington Park on Thanksgiving morning with a 4 mile race or a family fun run. Get ready to run your yams off!turkey_trotMake the most of this Thanksgiving and add a little “spice” to this fun holiday! Happy Early Turkey Day everyone!