Avoid awkward Thanksgiving political arguments with your family by following these 4 steps

“At the end of the day, Thanksgiving is supposed to be a relaxing day spent enjoying time with your loved ones. To play it safe, you should probably keep the turkey day debates to whether pumpkin or pecan pie should reign supreme,” according to Elite Daily … Click here to read more

Did Florida host the first Thanksgiving?

From The History Channel: “More than a half-century before the Pilgrims broke bread with the Wampanoags, Spanish colonists landing in St. Augustine, Florida, feasted with indigenous Timucua tribesmen in what some historians contend was America’s first Thanksgiving … Click here to read more

Vogue: How to avoid family stress on Thanksgiving (there’s actually a hotline you can call)

“Luckily, Lizzie Post has some strategies for those looking to have as happy and harmonious of a holiday as possible. Post is no novice when it comes to the area of etiquette. Her great-great-grandmother was the famous Emily Post … Click here to read more

If you must talk politics at Thanksgiving, here’s how

On Thanksgiving, it’s usually best if you don’t talk politics. The subject tends to aggravate people, and it’s very unlikely that anyone’s mind will be changed. So don’t do it, advises The Atlantic, including 10 unsatisfying rules for disagreeing with friends and family over the holidays … Click here to read more

How to steer clear of conversational land mines, avoid a Thanksgiving food fight

The Daily Beast’s Thanksgiving tips on how to steer clear of conversational land mines—and keep the stuffing from flying. … Click here to read more

National Public Radio offers advice on talking politics during Thanksgiving dinner

National Public Radio (NPR) offers some guidelines, suggestions and opinions about the etiquette of Thanksgiving table discussion. … Click here to read more