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Giving Thanks

November 25th, 2010

The history of Thanksgiving is a blurry one, once you start reading up on it you realize it wasn’t necessarily a feast between pilgrims and Indians sharing food after the harvest. Regardless of what really happened, today is a day in the United States set aside for giving thanks and sharing a bountiful table of food with friends and family.

I’m very thankful for: Mr Chiots, my family, my friends, my little garden, and of course all the delicious food I’ll be enjoying today. Happy Thanksgiving to you all from all of us at Chiot’s Run.

What are you thankful for on this day?

6 Comments to “Giving Thanks”
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  2. Mr. Chiots on November 25, 2010 at 7:38 am

    I am so thankful for my loving, caring, and beautiful wife. Without her I would be lost.

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  3. Michelle on November 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm

    I’m thankful for family…and a warm home…and this crazy little blog world where we can meet like-minded people who share a love for all things simple and beautiful. Be blessed today…

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  4. Amanda on November 25, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    I’ve been making bread for nearly 20 years. Today is the first time I’ve ever burnt it. It’s not completely black but it is indeed burnt. I’m thankful that I do not have to worry the bread is burnt. I’m thankful that the people who will gather at the dinner table with me will make jokes about my burnt bread and none of us will go hungry tonight.

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  5. Vegetable Garden Cook on November 26, 2010 at 12:59 am

    Thankful I’ve gotten to see so many long lost relatives this year.
    Vegetable Garden Cook´s last post ..Wanted- an opportunity to guest post on your blog

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  6. nic@nipitinthebud on November 26, 2010 at 5:27 am

    oops a day late but yesterday I particular thankful for … central heating, pickled onions and Ebay (earning a few pounds for stuff I don’t need, hooray!). I count my blessings every day for my wonderful husband and loved ones.
    nic@nipitinthebud´s last post ..Herb Heaven at Cheltenham Literature Festival

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