在感恩节中要做的30件事,不会围绕吃

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感恩is a day of routines, and they mostly revolve around food. We all anticipate the comforting heaps of sides and the golden火鸡以及肉汁的火腿和肉毛的切割,但感恩节有很多有趣的事情,不会把当天的成功的所有压力放在餐桌上。今年,计划为您的家人创造另一个传统或两个传统。

We rounded up 30 ideas of things to do on Thanksgiving—from an early morning turkey-trot to an afternoon touch football game and an evening wearing matching pajamas—so that your routines extend past the expected menu.

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Go for a Walk

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A simple walk around your neighborhood is a relaxing way to get this often hectic day started, and it's especially beautiful if you live in a place where the leaves change colors.

02. 30.

Participate in a Turkey Trot

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这re are countless different races (called a Turkey Trot ) you can join on the morning of Thanksgiving Day, and it's a great opportunity to get the family together. Bonus points are given to those who dress up!

03. 30.

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直到土耳其击中桌子,跳过跳跃,这绝不是一个好主意。鞭打一顿轻盈早餐,让你的能量升起 - 即使它是一个像水果沙拉和咖啡一样简单的东西 - 以至于你稍后不会感到不合适。

04. 30.

Go Sledding

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如果你很幸运能够看到赛季的第一个雪,通过雪橇来利用它。

05. 30.

Call Older Relatives

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Maybe you have older relatives who are no longer able to travel to join everyone on Thanksgiving. Give them a call and let them know you're thinking of them. It'll make their day.

06. 30.

组织厨房

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你有没有观看烹饪节目并注意到主人总是有他们在触及范围内所需的成分?通过组织提前宴会所需的一切,使厨师的职责更容易。

提前组织厨房也会让您有机会注意到您需要制作最后一分钟的杂货店运行时缺少的内容。

07. 30.

Have Some Quiet Time

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在您被亲戚所包围的地方询问您1,000个问题之前,找一些时间孤独。坐在窗口安静地坐着,阅读一本书的一章,或者通过Instagram滚动 - 只要找到一些给你和平时刻的东西。

08. 30.

Volunteer

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提供早餐在当地汤厨房和你relatives, or help deliver Thanksgiving dinners to the community.

09. 30.

Watch the Parade

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梅西的感恩节游行每年一次It may be, but it's also a heartwarming tradition.

10. 30.

Tune Into the National Dog Show

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For cuteness overload, the annual National Dog Show shouldn't be missed. Who will win this year? The golden retriever? Or maybe the Shih Tzu? There's only one way to find out.

11. 30.

为假期装饰

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现在可能是一个很好的时刻,开始为圣诞节装饰,因为你有一些需要的休假时间。走出树,在你有很多人帮助的时候上班。

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开始烹饪

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您可能已经开始做准备和前一天的一部分简单的食谱,但现在是真正上班的时候了。如果你需要,不要忘记寻求帮助,特别是如果有额外的人。

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装饰桌子

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Create a themed centerpiece, and make sure everyone has a matching table setting. You can also decorate the kids' table with crayons and construction paper.

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放下游戏

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即使它不是你的团队,或者你不能不关心,看足球仍然是一个大的感恩节传统。没兴趣?专注于将一些游戏日开胃菜在一起。

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玩个游戏

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Once the early afternoon is underway, the chef is likely scrambling to get things finished. Make sure guests who want to watch football are taken care of—with drinks and snacks, of course—and then lead others to play a game outside and away from the kitchen. That can be a simple relay race, hide-and-go-seek, touch football, or this simpleDIY洗衣机游戏Sugar & Cloth

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发短信给你的朋友

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别忘了祝你所有的朋友感恩节快乐。毕竟,他们是你感恩的东西!

17. 30.

准备黑色星期五

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您将需要一个游戏计划来获得所有最优惠的优惠。因此,研究销售正在发生并为自己创造一个计划。

18. 30.

Go To the Movies

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如果你患有一些主要的机舱发烧,那么电影院可能是一个去的地方。伟大的电影往往在节日期间出现,因此在颁奖季节击中之前就会轻弹。

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Serve Cocktails

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你是否透过季节性啤酒或美味mocktails, make sure everyone has a drink waiting for them before dinner.

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Create a Buffet Line Based on Birthday Months

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Now that the turkey is on display and the sides are ready to go, it's time to do what this holiday is all about: chow down. But instead of rushing to the front of the line, ask everyone to line up according to their birthday month. Flip a coin to see if you'll go forward from January or backward from December.

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Have Conversation Starters Ready

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没有什么比在尴尬的沉默中吃东西,所以一定要有一些壮观的谈话初学者准备好的时候每个人都开始放慢速度。

22. 30.

说出你的感激之情

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Go around the table to give everyone a chance to share. That's the whole point of Thanksgiving, after all.

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傍晚走路

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感恩dinners are often served earlier than usual, which means that it's probably just going to get dark as you finish eating. Ask everyone to bundle up for a short walk around the block. You can even sing carols if you're up to it.

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观看你最喜欢的感恩节漫画

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You can't forget to tune into这是伟大的南瓜,查理·棕色。It's a beloved classic that adults and kids will love to watch again.

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晚餐赢家服务甜点

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Slices of pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and apple pie aren't going to eat themselves, you know. Ask those who were served dinner first to be the ones to serve dessert.

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Serve Digestifs

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你知道,那些帮助你消化的酒精饮料吗?感恩节和以往任何时候都是距离白兰地到Jägermeister的时间。

27. 30.

播放碎片

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Break everyone into teams to guess clues for different movies, restaurants, and television shows.

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Whip Out the Board Games

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既然你一起有一个大团体,这是戏剧的绝佳机会棋盘游戏从垄断到拼字游戏和泡沫球。

29. 30.

Wear Matching Pajamas

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看看家庭照片

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Reminiscing on past vacations and baby photos tends to conjure up some good memories. Bring out old photo albums or pull up more recent pictures on the TV.

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