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Stores Nationwide Begin Holiday Season Early Despite Negative Reaction

Why do stores try to rush into the holiday season, and why do we care?

11/01/2013

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Tips For A Successful Holiday Gathering

So you’re hosting a Thanksgiving gathering. Whether it’s your first time hosting Thanksgiving or you’re a seasoned vet, there is a lot of pressure to make your event flawless. Here are a few creative ways to make your holiday great!

11/01/2013

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5 Non Traditional Dishes To Serve At Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again for social gatherings and home cooked meals. Here are some non-traditional dishes for your Thanksgiving dinner!

11/01/2013

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Kid-Friendly Crafts For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a family affair, and one in which every member of the family can contribute. While not all children need to be in the kitchen helping to prepare the feast, children of any age can make something out of craft materials to help decorate the house and table.

11/01/2013

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Unique DIY Centerpieces For Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy great food with family and friends and reflect on what’s important. Decorating the table doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Therw are plenty of creative options beyond the cornucopia. Take a look at these elegant and easy alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Tired of Turkey? Main Course Alternatives For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not just about turkey – especially for those who do not like or are tired of the traditional stuffed bird. Many families prefer a roast, seafood, lasagna or even a rice-based dish. Here are just four main course alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Top Holiday Travel Tips For People From Connecticut

These days, luxuries like vacations are often set aside and money is squirreled away for the “rainy days” the pundits are forecasting. However, the human psyche needs rejuvenating breaks for the sake of sanity and overall wellness. With some savvy planning, it is possible to take a holiday that feels like a five-star vacation without draining the pocketbook.

11/24/2012

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Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

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Storm, Holiday Make For Tight Car Rental Market In Northeast

Thanksgiving travelers who have yet to rent a
car in the Northeast are out of luck: Superstorm Sandy has created
a shortage.

11/20/2012

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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish?

11/19/2012

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