Another year has passed, and it's time to start preparing to make your 2011 Thanksgiving feast one of the most special in your family's history!
The festive and all-American holiday falls on Thursday, Nov. 24.
Are you prepared to make this the Thanksgiving your family always talks about? Looking for some new recipes?
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Why not look at purchasing a book that is inspired by the teachings from the Bible to help you motivate you to give thanks everyday? "The Maker's Diet" can help you lay down a foundation for better health that is biblically based and scientifically proven to improve your lifestyle and slim down your waistline.
By following this diet, you can boost your immune system, maintain your ideal weight, improve digestion and reduce the stress in your life.
Or you can pick up "Williams-Sonoma Entertaining: Thanksgiving Entertaining" and choose the right recipe for crafting the perfect Thanksgiving dinner that your family will be talking about for years to come.
When looking for the perfect cookbook, why not pick up an inspirational story for young and old to share over desserts?
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What about a children's book that tells the story of the real meaning of the holiday?
How about the 1599 Geneva Bible used by the Pilgrims?
There's something for everyone to be thankful for in the WND Superstore:
- "The Maker's Diet" – Jordan Rubin helps you craft a plan to improve your quality of life by establishing dietary rules and personal goals, all grounded in biblical teaching. This book is a guide you will consult all year long, and it will help inspire you to live a more biblically-grounded life, starting with Thanksgiving Day.
- "Williams-Sonoma Entertaining: Thanksgiving Entertaining" (2005 edition) – Thanksgiving is perhaps the most American holiday of all, a celebration of beloved foods and customs that evoke happy memories of good times shared with family and friends. "Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving Entertaining" is a complete guide to creating those favorite traditions in your own home. Equal parts cookbook and how-to manual, it presents five menus for entertaining over the Thanksgiving weekend, including three distinctive ideas for the holiday feast.
- "Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving" (2001 edition) – No other holiday captures the spirit of home cooking the way Thanksgiving does. From the perfect roast turkey with wild rice and chestnut stuffing to a rich, old-fashioned pumpkin pie, good food shared with family and friends is what makes this day so special. Williams-Sonoma Collection "Thanksgiving" offers easy-to-follow recipes you will want to include in your own holiday menu year after year. In these pages, you'll find inspiring first courses and a tempting variety of side dishes and desserts as well as some new ideas for the main course. This vividly photographed, full-color recipe collection will become an essential addition to your kitchen bookshelf.
- "Military Wives Cookbook" – A collection of recipes, anecdotal stories, and vintage photographs tracing the history and unique contributions of American military wives. What better to give thanks than by cooking recipes that all have a connection to great moments in our nation's history!
- "I'm Going on a Diet Tomorrow" – Pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie draws from Scripture to help inspire you to stay motivated after the Thanksgiving meal is finished – and all year long – and start that diet your promised yourself last year you'd go on. Motivated from a lifetime of learning, Laurie helps craft a plan for you to take practical steps in eliminating the temptations in life that can lead to unhealthy decisions.
- "Give Thanks" – Artist Karla Dornacher offers up inspiration in words and pictures in a journey of faith and hope. This is a book you will treasure and grab from the bookshelf each and every Thanksgiving Day.
- "Good Night John-Boy" – For eight years "The Waltons," the story of a family living in the foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains during the Depression, entertained America and the world. Yet this television show was more than entertaining. Each episode combined wonderful stories and "teachable moments" in which adults and children alike learned the importance of honesty, hard work, respect, responsibility, self-sacrifice and kindness. "Goodnight, John-Boy: A Celebration of an American Family and the Values Which Have Sustained Us Through Good Times and Bad" is a memory book of "The Waltons," the No. 1 television show of its time. Filled with behind-the-scenes anecdotes and profiles of people who appeared on the show, it introduces readers to the Hamner family members, who later became characters on "The Waltons."
- "Squanto and The Miracle Of Thanksgiving" – This entertaining and historical story shows that the actual hero of the Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian, but God. In 1608, English traders came to Massachusetts and captured a 12-year old Indian, Squanto, and sold him into slavery. He was raised by Christians and taught faith in God. Ten years later he was sent home to America. Upon arrival, he learned an epidemic had wiped out his entire village. But God had plans for Squanto. God delivered a Thanksgiving miracle: an English-speaking Indian living in the exact place where the Pilgrims land in a strange new world.
- "Thank You Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving" – We the people of the United States ... almost lost Thanksgiving. Yes, that's right! And this is the inspirational story of how one woman made a difference in preserving this annual institution.
- Removable, permanent Thanksgiving bumper sticker – This Thanksgiving season (and every Thanksgiving season from now on), remind the world of what this distinctively American holiday is all about, with this beautiful magnetic bumper sticker. It says, "Remember to thank Him. Happy Thanksgiving." Since it's magnetic, you can save it and use it year after year. Measuring 15 by 3-3/4 inches, this beautiful and meaningful bumper sticker is perfect not only for your car, but also for your refrigerator, file cabinet – anything metal.
- "The First Thanksgiving: A Lift-the-Flap Book" – Nancy Davis recreates the excitement and wonder of the first Thanksgiving – how the pilgrims came to America and how the Native Americans taught them to plant and then joined them in a Thanksgiving feast. Parents can use the simple text and the bright, graphic illustrations of this lift-the-flap book to introduce a very young child to this holiday.
- "The Thanksgiving Story" – "The Thanksgiving Story" is the only Caldecott Honor Book book we have on this all-American holiday. Miss Dalgliesh has told the Pilgrim story simply from the point of view of the Hopkins family, whose little Oceanus was born on the Mayflower.
- The Geneva Bible – hardcover – When the Pilgrims arrived in America in 1620, they brought along supplies, a consuming passion to advance the kingdom of Christ, a bright hope for the future and the Word of God. Clearly, their most precious cargo was the Bible. Have you ever wondered which version of the Bible they brought to America on the Mayflower? There was the King James Version of 1611, but there was an earlier version – one not sanctioned by the government – the 1599 Geneva Bible, a forgotten yet priceless treasure. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to read aloud from the Bible used by the Pilgrims.
- The Geneva Bible leatherbound edition – This will be a treasure you will keep for a lifetime of inspiration and memories.
- "Drive Thru History: Columbus, the Pilgrims and Early Boston" (DVD) – This will make for some great family viewing on Thanksgiving. The series begins with the story of Christopher Columbus. Host Dave Stotts travels to Columbus' birthplace in Italy and the place in Spain where he set sail for America. Next, Dave follows the story and the trail of the Plymouth Pilgrims – from their home in Scrooby, England, across the ocean to Plymouth, Mass. In the third episode, "Drive Thru History" explores the amazing and poignant beginnings of the Revolutionary War. We learn about important Founding Fathers and visit famous sites in Boston, Lexington and Concord. As with all "Drive Thru History" episodes, the American History Series includes adventure, Dave's special humor and the integration of our Christian history.
- "The Second Mayflower" – Thanksgiving isn't just a time to reflect on the past. It's also a time to herald a new future. Four hundred years ago, a ship landed on the shores of New England bearing a fledgling band of people committed to living life by the principles of God's Word. This people eventually formed a nation conceived in liberty and blessed by God. Now 400 years later, their vision has almost faded. Liberty is dying. Humanism dominates. The family, by all indices, has disintegrated. But there still beats within the hearts of a remnant in this nation the principles of the First Mayflower. In this 300-page manifesto, author Kevin Swanson lays out a vision by which the values of faith, family and freedom may be salvaged for at least one nation for future generations. The voyage of the Second Mayflower is just beginning.