Thanksgiving is only a week away (I KNOW) and my husband and I have been busy thinking of new family traditions we want to have with my stepchildren this year. We think this holiday gets overlooked by all of the anticipation of Christmas and we want to remind Chloe and Trey how wonderful Thanksgiving truly is. If you’re in the same boat, try out a few of the traditions we thought up and see if they put you and your family into a gobble gobble mood!
Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
This one is a total no-brainer, I know, but we always seem to forget until the parade is halfway over! Last year, we remembered, and while the smells of Thanksgiving were wafting out of the kitchen, we had two kids eating their cereal in the living room, FREAKING OUT over every single character they recognized. Plus, I’m a suck for Macy’s AND a sucker for a parade, so this is basically like another Christmas morning. It’s such a fun, happy way to start off your Thanksgiving and is steeped in so much history, it’s hard not to love!
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