by Susan

A post at our sister site 5 Minutes for Parenting caught my attention…

It’s written by Beck

Canadian Thanksgiving is this upcoming weekend. I like the mid-October date for Canadian festivities, but feel rather wistfully that Americans have a fairly good idea in putting the holiday in late November instead – November is short on cheerful holidays AND it makes a nice kick-off to the holiday season as a whole.

Thanksgiving for me, though – if I’m going to be totally honest – is a bit of a pain, since we are invited AND expected at both sides of our extended families for dinner and so the weeks beforehand are full of negotiations and figuring out when we’ll go where and we always manage to slightly hurt both of our mothers’ feelings in some magical, holiday-related way.


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Susan Carraretto and her identical twin, Janice Croze, created 5 Minutes for Mom in 2006. Susan loves all social media, but her top addiction these days is Pinterest. She recently published a children's book titled "The Pest Detectives" which you can download now in digital format for free.

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Casual Friday Every Day October 11, 2009 at 7:23 pm

Thanks for highlighting this post. I’m off to finish reading it.



2 Fun & Fact November 10, 2009 at 10:48 pm

Thanks for that, very interesting and I’ll look up with greater interest and awareness


3 jiji December 7, 2009 at 1:28 am

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