Thanksgiving's not Thanksgiving without...

Parades. Turkey. Stuffing. Pies. Football. Family. What does Thanksgiving mean to you? We asked our editors to fill in the blank: Thanksgiving is not Thanksgiving without ____. Here’s what they said:


“All of the delicious sides. I don’t even eat the turkey. I nosh on all of my family’s traditional side dishes: homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, salad and even raviolis. What can I say? We’re Italian!” – Katie P., production director


“Charlie Brown!  My mom and I watch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving every year.”   Marie H., online contributing writer


“My mom’s apple fritters, a noisy house full of family and dogs and an inevitable nap during the football game. It’s my favorite holiday!” Kelsey H., advertising and sales assistant


“Thanksgiving is not Thanksgiving without family. Cliché, but it's at the heart of the holiday, and seeing them is what I love best about it.” – Alyssa B., online contributing writer


“Sage stuffing! I love sage so much I actually sprinkle it on my popcorn year-round. Mmm.” – Jessica D., associate fashion editor


“A food coma. Om nom nom nom.” – Karmen F., online contributing editor


“My Dad.” – Patty O., senior national advertising sales director


“The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. My mom and I get up early to watch every year without fail.” – Brittany T., online editorial assistant


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by GL | 2/1/2016
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