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Meet the Woman Who Helped Make Thanksgiving a US Holiday

Meet the Woman Who Helped Make Thanksgiving a US Holiday

For much of the 19th century, Thanksgiving was only celebrated by New Englanders and Northeastern transplants in the upper Midwest and New York. Without the dogged activism of Sarah Josepha Hale—a novelist, poet, and the editor of “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” a lifestyle magazine with an impressive pre-Civil War circulation of 150,000—Thanksgiving may never have become […]

A Thanksgiving Toast To The Old Breed

A Thanksgiving Toast To The Old Breed

By Victor Davis Hanson, November 22, 2017 1:14 pm The late World War II combat veteran and memoirist E. B. Sledge enshrined his generation of fellow Marines as “The Old Breed” in his gripping account of the hellish battle of Okinawa. Now, most of those who fought in World War II are either dead or in their nineties. […]

US southwest sizzles as experts predict record Thanksgiving

US southwest sizzles as experts predict record Thanksgiving

The southwestern United States was gripped by a heat wave on Wednesday as experts warned of temperatures that would smash century-old records over the Thanksgiving weekend. … to rise to 91 degrees Fahrenheit (33C) in parts of southern California on Wednesday and Thursday, while Phoenix, Arizona, is predicted to swelter in 88F heat — about […]

Thanksgiving Proclamation, 3 October 1789

Thanksgiving Proclamation, 3 October 1789

Editor’s note: CitizensJournal.us wishes you all a happy Thanksgiving! By George Washington Thanksgiving Proclamation [New York, 3 October 1789] By the President of the United States of America. a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, […]

Your guide to a Thanksgiving dinner without food waste

Your guide to a Thanksgiving dinner without food waste

Enjoy the day without killing the planet. Step one: buy fewer decorative gourds. Deposit Photos Even if you’ve spent the entire year cutting down on plastic, eating less red meat, and conserving water, you’re probably poised to have a wasteful Thanksgiving.

This will be the busiest Thanksgiving for travel in a decade, says AAA

This will be the busiest Thanksgiving for travel in a decade, says AAA

Millions of Americans are expected to hit the highway this Thanksgiving holiday, swelling the number of vehicles on the road to levels not seen in 12 years, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).

My Mother’s Turkey with Stuffing–easiest holiday recipe ever

My Mother’s Turkey with Stuffing–easiest holiday recipe ever

    My mother couldn’t cook.  Everyone in the family knew it, and most of the neighborhood kids, who made every effort to avoid eating at our house.  But the one thing that lady could make was Thanksgiving turkey.  Now her recipe is just as easy as when she devised a way to cheat fate […]

Take Metrolink During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Take Metrolink During the Thanksgiving Holiday

In observance of Thanksgiving, Metrolink will operate a Sunday schedule on Thursday, November 23. The Rail 2 Rail program on the Orange County Line will be suspended from Wednesday, November 22, through Sunday, November 26. On Thanksgiving, regular weekday fares apply with no Sunday or Weekend Day Pass discount. Also on Thanksgiving, no trains will […]

These stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2017

These stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2017

Toys R Us is once again planning to open on Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m. for 30 continuous hours of holiday deals. It won’t close until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. Despite some criticism, many department stores and big-box stores are expected to open for business on the holiday.

Relax by the Sea this Thanksgiving!

Relax by the Sea this Thanksgiving!

Take the stress out of the holidays and enjoy a relaxing meal with friends and family by the sea this Thanksgiving!  The Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard offers a Thanksgiving Buffet complete with all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017 from 11:30 am to 5 pm. The buffet […]

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