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5 Reasons We Need To Fall Back In Love With Thanksgiving

The clock strikes midnight on October 31st and immediately people across the nation put away their costumes and pull out their Christmas lights. What happened to good ole Thanksgiving? In case you forgot, here are five reasons why you need to feel the love again for the holiday that reminds us to be thankful.

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1. The Taste of Real Food / Via

Who doesn't love sitting around a beautifully decorated table with a ginormous turkey starring back at you surrounded by delectable side dishes like stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, yams, green beans, and wine... lots of wine!

2. Thursday Night Football / Via

You literally get to listen to the football enthusiasts in your family scream at the TV while watching the big game and drinking buckets of alcohol. Always fun to watch dad think he is the couch.

3. The 10/10 After Dinner Nap / Via

Let's all realize that we get the BEST NAP OF OUR LIVES after eating Thanksgiving dinner. Nothing like unbuttoning our pants, sprawling on the couch, and comfortably drifting off into a food induced coma of happiness.

4. The First Real Break from Stress / Via

Even though everyone is geared up for Christmas, Thanksgiving blesses us by being the first stress reliever accompanied with a platter of food, family, love, and a heaping serving of sleep before falling victim to the horror of exams.

5. Much Needed Quality Time With Friends and Family / Via

When it's all said and done, Thanksgiving gives us the time to appreciate our friends and family. It's the season of giving thanks, but also a time to realize the true treasure of all the people in our lives.

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