Thanksgiving

Breathing Through the Holidays

Sonja Lewis | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

If you are feeling overwhelmed this holiday season, you are in good company. Having recently survived the Thanksgiving rush in the US, I am now running around London feeling the heat all over again. Several acquaintances and friends are feeling the tension, too.

Thanksgiving At Sea

Corinna Halloran | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Sport
Corinna Halloran

So it's Thanksgiving, and we're sailing well as a team through incredibly unpredictable wind shifts and patterns. We're sailing hard and fast but the important thing, the thing that keeps us pushing forward strong is that we're sailing as a team.

The Week In (Funny) Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Comedy

From political turkeys to actual turkeys, we round up this week's silliest news snaps... SEE ALSO: The Week In 50 Funny Tweets ...

When to Say 'F*ck That' to Gratitude

Claire Brummell | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

The challenge for a lot of us is that we try to use gratitude as a tool, to avoid, or distract ourselves from the other emotions we're feeling and experiencing. In short, to make ourselves feel better when we're really feeling something else instead.

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week we saw the aftermath of that tweet about that house on the day of that by election... Taxi for Miliband. pic.twitter.com/9tPHeUto1t...

Why It's Time for a British Black Friday

Claude Nahon | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK
Claude Nahon

Why, though, must such a key moment in the retail calendar be confined to the sofa? It's one thing entertaining people at home with a wonderful two-minute film, quite another to entice them into shops to stock up on Christmas gifts and order the turkey.

Game, Argos, Tesco All Crashed On Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Tech

The websites for Tescos, Argos, Currys and Game have all crashed due to the volume of consumers looking to take advantage of the Black Friday sales. ...

Woman Thinks Turkey Is Pregnant In Best Thanksgiving Prank Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Comedy

One moment Racquel is happily removing the stuffing from the family's Thanksgiving turkey and the next she's shrieking and crying - at a pitch that wo...

Giving Thanks for My 16th Floor Apartment View

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

I may or may not dive into the Black Friday madness in a bid to score Christmas gift bargains and have them shipped homeward by airmail in what I would like to think of as ample time, in reality this will probably fare differently.

London Thanksgiving

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trisha de Borchgrave

hanksgiving as a non-nation based national holiday celebration liberates us too from idealising mom's culinary supremacy over every root vegetable under the earth's crust. It seems that the more time-consuming the preparations, the greater the expectation that everyone will appreciate them, as moments of tenderness bristle with pique.

Black Friday Tech 2014: Here's How You Win

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Tech

This Friday one of two things will be taking over your life: Either it's the news that the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer goes live OR it's ...

Why Giving Thanks Is Life-Giving

Cheryl Rickman | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Cheryl Rickman

Jo is the epitome of human strength, courage and love. Her daily commitment to focusing her attention on being thankful can teach us all a thing or two about gratitude. Giving thanks is giving Jo her life back by reminding her what she still has right now. As such, gratitude is incredibly powerful and comforting.

Is the US Presidential Turkey Pardon a Big Load of Baloney?

Xavier Toby | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Two turkeys are currently selected and pardoned each year, in case the first choice turkey becomes unavailable. This is not due to media commitments, or a career on Fox News, but a nice way of saying that one of them might die.

Thanksgiving Peanut Butter Pie With Oreo Crust Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I've been to LA. I've been to New York. I've been to Miami, albeit briefly. I have been to San Francisco many, many times. If I were to visit an American pal for Thanksgiving this is what I would take. Though I doubt it'd stay frozen what with the long transatlantic flight.

The Nine-Letter Magic Word for Health and Happiness

Kiran Ram | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

Did you know that studies prove that this one act can make you 25 percent happier? It boosts your immunity to anger, disappointment and frustration. It's even been shown to heal pain and can certainly heal relationships, especially with your own beautiful self and miraculous body.

Recipes: Tom Aikens Tells Us How To Make The Perfect Christmas Lunch

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Michelin star head chef Tom Aikens teaches us the Christmas staples but it's not some scary, elaborate process. In this step-by-step guide, Tom sh...

Elan Gale Vs Diane: Mid-Air Thanksgiving Twitter Spat Was A HOAX

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

A Thanksgiving flight turned into an epic war of words after passengers on a delayed plane began trading insults. Except they didn't. We all gul...

Vets Battle To Save Turkey Hit By Truck (That Will Probably Be Eaten Next Thanksgiving)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

A turkey named Alice has avoided the annual bird genocide this thanksgiving – after she was hit by a truck. Alice was treated for brain and wing...

'Eat My D*ck': The Mid-Air Thanksgiving Spat That Ended With A Slap

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

A Thanksgiving flight turned into a war of words after passengers on a delayed plane began trading insults. In what must be one of the bitchiest, ...

Black Friday Shopping Chaos: A Compilation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Fights, stampedes and injuries? It can only be the day after Thanksgiving - 'Black Friday', when American shoppers go a bit crazy at the sales. Jus...

Macy's Day Parade Takes Place Despite Strong Winds In New York

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

Native New Yorkers and tourists witnessed the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, despite freezing winter weather and strong winds, t...

We Should Be Giving Thanks Every Day Not Just On Thanksgiving

Ambi Sitham | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ambi Sitham

In my darkest of times I found myself doing a gratitude exercise where literally as I would awake in the morning I would thank the universe, the higher powers that exist, for waking again. As I stepped out of bed I would thank god that I had the ability to walk and feel the carpet under my toes.

What Are You Thankful For?

Meredith Berman | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Meredith Berman

Although Thanksgiving is an American holiday, I think it's imperative for everyone to think about what is important.

Thanksgiving Recipes: Cornbread, Giblet Gravy And Chocolate Pecan Tart

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Beth Meyer, who writes the blog Recipe For Adventures has shared a few of her favourite Thanksgiving recipes with us Brits. We already know how to roa...

12 Things British People Are Missing Out On By Not Celebrating Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Comedy

According to Wikipedia, the American tradition of Thanksgiving can be traced to "a poorly documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth." We're not sure how...