All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Thanksgiving’

A Timely Glimpse At Ecommerce Habits And Numbers

A Timely Glimpse At Ecommerce Habits And Numbers

It’s the time of year when people are using a lot of their hard-earned dollars to get things for the people they care about. In other words, it’s the best time of year for ecommerce businesses. Now that it’s the Tuesday after the big weekend, let’s check in and see how things have been going. What are your thoughts about …

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Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Share Their Thanksgiving Festivities With The World

Chrissy Teigen is no stranger to winning at social media. In fact, Chrissy Teigen has quite the reputation for having a most interesting Instagram account. Apparently, holidays get even better when Chrissy Teigen is there to share the little details of her festivities with hubby John Legend. For Thanksgiving, we were thankful that Chrissy Teigen thought to share her day …

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Google Shares Thanksgiving Search Trends

Google Shares Thanksgiving Search Trends

As Thanksgiving approaches, Google is sharing some searches that have been trending throughout the United States leading up to the holiday. As of Wednesday, the top Thanksgiving questions were as follows: “Gratitude may be in the name, but food is the centerpiece of Thanksgiving,” says Google’s Emily Wood. “For weeks now people have been searching for recipes to wow their …

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Organic Turkey: Is It Worth the Extra Cost?

Organic turkey is a hot topic in these days before Thanksgiving, with many folks wondering if they’re worth the extra cost. According to Consumer Reports, the answer is yes. Our favorite organic #turkey recipe. What's yours? https://t.co/P7GDPTz5nl #thanksgiving #food #flavor #healthy #prevention — Fran Drescher (@frandrescher) November 22, 2015 One of the best reasons to buy an organic turkey doesn’t …

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Testicle Festival in Multiple States Sounds Like a Real Ball

Testicle Festival. Just say that out loud. It is a legitimate news item, so you needn’t be embarrassed. Maybe that’s why it’s so successful. You can snicker as you tell your friends that you’re packing up the kids the day before Thanksgiving to take a little road trip. Where are you headed? To the Testicle Festival. The Parkside Pub in …

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Email Won Thanksgiving Weekend [Report]

Email marketing and search (both organic and paid) were the dominant marketing channels over the holiday season according to new research from Custora. The firm released its new 2014 Holiday Recap. According to that, ecommerce revenue in the U.S. was up 15.6% compared to 2013’s holidays season. This continues a four-year streak of mid-teen growth. Black Friday and Cyber Monday …

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Jessica Simpson Celebrates Thanksgiving With Her Kids

Jessica Simpson spent her Thanksgiving like the rest of us – with family. She spent time with family out on a lake with her children and let us in on the fun. On Thanksgiving, Simpson uploaded an adorable image of her children on Instagram with the caption: “Thankful for these two WILD TURKEYS! #lakeaustin #maxidrew #aceknute” Thankful for these two …

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Anna Kendrick Had No Heat Or Power On Thanksgiving, But It Was Still Awesome

Actress Anna Kendrick experienced an “old-fashioned” Thanksgiving. The 29-year-old star returned to Maine for the holiday, where she and her family found themselves battling serious winter weather. The storm left Kendrick and her kin without heat or power. Anyone else would have been seriously bummed about how things turned out, but Anna seems to be taking the entire matter in …

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Justin Bieber Hangs With Pastor’s Family for Thanksgiving

Justin Bieber isn’t spending Thanksgiving with Selena Gomez, but he’s not alone either. The troubled young singer has spent a lot of time during November with Pastor Carl Lentz of New York City’s Hillsong Church, and it looks like he’s spending Thanksgiving with the pastor and his family, too. The Biebs took to social media on Thanksgiving morning to show …

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Turkey Pardoning Is Still a Thing, and You Can Vote on Twitter

America’s weirdest tradition is once again playing out on social media today, as the White House has enlisted the Twitterverse to help it decide which turkey to pardon this year at the annual holy shit we’re still pardoning turkeys event. This year we have 47-pound ‘Mac’ going up against 49-pound ‘Cheese’. You might think that Cheese would have the advantage, …

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Sears Black Friday 2014 Deals Online

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, though Sears customers can now shop for doorbusters online. Black Friday, which historically has occurred on the day after Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November), is often regarded as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. In order to compete with …

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Thanksgiving Recipes For Vegans: Serve These Delicious (Meatless) Dishes

Thanksgiving isn’t exactly a vegan-friendly holiday at first glance. After all, what can you say about a major holiday that is also known far and wide as “Turkey Day”? But there are great recipes around for those vegans who want to bring something to the table that’s delicious, but also meatless. These recipes are great for anyone who either (1) …

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Thanksgiving Invitations: Easy DIY Options For Every Occasion

Thanksgiving is just a week away and if you haven’t already invited guests over to dinner, there is still time. Many people prefer to do their invites over the phone or online, but some people still prefer to send invitations in the mail. If you want to save some money and show off your creativity, you may just want to …

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Pizza Hut Manager Gets Rehired After Closing Store On Thanksgiving Day

Pizza Hut has offered to rehire a manager who was fired for refusing to open the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day. Tony Rohr, 28, had refused to open the store located in Elkhart, Indiana on Thanksgiving Day and was consequently told to write a letter of resignation. Instead, he chose to write a letter explaining why he thought the store should …

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The World’s Ugliest Dog’s Beautiful Life has Ended

On June 22, 2007, a dog resembling a punk-rock Yoda going by the name of Elwood took The World’s Ugliest Dog contest in California by storm. Robbed of his glory a year before, Elwood took three prizes back to New Jersey that year: First Place Mutt, Ugly Dog of 2007 and the highest award, the World’s Ugliest Dog. The title …

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Lady Gaga and The Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular: Flop

The much-talked about Lady Gaga & the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular finally aired and well, it flopped. According to TV by the Numbers, the Thanksgiving special garnered a paltry 0.9 viewer rating with adults 18-49. This means that a large number of U.S. viewers did not tune in and comments such as these from those who did: Was I hallucinating, or …

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Le’Veon Bell’s Hard Hit Raises NFL Rule Questions

A scary play during the Baltimore- Steelers game this Thanksgiving has put the no-helmet rule under fiery discussion. The Steelers were being dominated throughout the entire game against the Ravens, but fought for a chance to come back towards the end. After a few false starts, it seemed as if the Steelers were finally making some headway as Steelers rookie …

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Kohl’s Shooting Leads to Charges of Two Black Friday Shoplifters

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and be grateful for what you do have, but for others, it’s a time to remember ALL the things they don’t have and partake in a little retail theft. Two men have been charged in a Black Friday incident that took place at a Kohl’s store location in Romeoville, Ill. At 10 p.m. …

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Pizza Hut Manager Fired For Not Opening on Holiday

A former employee of Pizza Hut has come forward with information regarding his dismissal. Tony Rohr, from South Bend, Indiana, was fired for his refusal to open the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day. Two weeks ago, Rohr discovered that Franchise Management Investors, the franchise owner, insisted on opening the restaurant on Thanksgiving to remain competitive, despite the fact that it has …

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Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013: Big Balloons May Be Grounded

This year’s 87th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade may not feature its biggest attraction due to inclement weather. A mix of sleet, rain, snow and strong winds could prevent some of  this years balloons from appearing in the parade 16 inflatable parade characters such as Spiderman, Snoopy, Spongebob Squarepants, and Kermit the frog could lose their flying privileges due to New York …

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Gary Oldman Takes On Thanksgiving, Calls Americans “Honey Boo Boos”

With Thanksgiving coming up this week–and many of us already stuffing pumpkin-flavored things into our gobs–it’s interesting to see the British side of things. Many of us remember to stop and be thankful for what we have, but do we ever stop and think about our friends across the pond? No, and Gary Oldman has something to say about it. …

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Pizza Hut Manager Fired For Refusing To Open On Thanksgiving

Walmart and several other big-name stores have made quite a disturbance this year with people who disagree with merchants remaining open on Thanksgiving day, and now Pizza Hut is getting in on the action. A former manager at the pizza chain says he was fired for refusing to make his employees work on the holiday, a decision the franchise’s director …

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Thanksgiving Snow: Will It Stop You From Traveling?

Thanksgiving is a busy day for holiday travelers as everyone scrambles to get to their loved ones’ homes and visit family and friends. The day after Thanksgiving can be just as bad, with everyone traveling to their favorite shopping malls and stores to get the best deals on Black Friday. This year, there may be some added stress to your …

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Turkey Pardon: White House Turkey Duel Shocks the Internet

In a move that might have caused more complaints than the ObamaCare website, the White House announced a competition between two turkeys for the title of National Thanksgiving Turkey. This doesn’t sound bad until you remember that the National Thanksgiving Turkey receives a presidential pardon. In other words, it appears that the losing turkey will end up on the president’s …

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Thanksgiving Storm Threatens Travelers

The holidays are in full swing and, like every other year, travelers will be heading all across the United States to visit families. This year, however, a major storm will be a threat to those travelers, both driving and flying. The day before Thanksgiving is always the busiest travel day of the year, and coincidently, it is also the day …

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Turkey Recipes: Going Thanksgivukkah This Year

“The one thing about the Thanksgiving table is if you add another starch to it, nobody notices.” It only happens once every 79,000 years. Thanksgivukkah: when Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah fall on the same day. This event has only happened twice between 1863 (when President Lincoln declared Thanksgiving as a U.S. federal holiday) and 2013. In 1888 Thanksgiving …

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes – Where To Find The Best

When you get home from Black Friday shopping, finish your nap and realize you forgot to eat lunch, those Thanksgiving leftovers can start looking pretty good. If you are tired of the same old turkey sandwich leftovers, why not jazz it up a little bit with a new Thanksgiving leftovers recipe. Sure you can search through a cookbook or call …

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Western Winter Storm Boreas Kills 13

(image) Winter storm Boreas has already dumped up to a foot of snow in western and southwestern Oklahoma as it makes its trek across the US. The massive storm has caused mass flooding, car crashes, hundreds of flight cancellations, road closures and leading to at least 13 deaths as it trekked across New Mexico and Texas on Saturday. An improperly …

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Western Winter Storm Extends to Texas, Heads East

A deadly winter storm system that began in Southern California has extended to Texas and Oklahoma after sweeping through Arizona and New Mexico late last week. The rain set records in parts of Arizona. The 1.60 inches that fell on Phoenix made Friday the city’s second wettest November day since 1895. Near Amarillo, the storm wrecked havoc on the roads, …

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Giada De Laurentiis Slices Finger During Live Broadcast

(image)Here’s what you don’t want to do as you carve the Thanksgiving Day turkey. Giada De Laurentiis sliced her finger Saturday on live television during the Food Network‘s annual Thanksgiving special. She was slicing a turkey roll when the accident occurred. She briefly left the set to have her wound attended to, and returned 15 minutes later to continue the …

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