Fun Thanksgiving Facts From The Writers For Hire

26 Nov 2019


Did you know that the day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for plumbers?

Or how about the fact that the woman famous for writing “Mary Had a Little Lamb” was also known as the “Mother of Thanksgiving,” after her four-decade campaign to get the holiday re-instated nationwide?

With the first Thanksgiving dating all the way back to 1621, it’s no wonder that the holiday is surrounded by all kinds of fun and interesting facts and stories. And, since we at TWFH love good holiday stories, we have discovered some great articles to help make this Turkey Day even more festive.

If you need some entertaining facts to share at the dinner table this Thanksgiving, check out this fun article we found from From interesting tidbits about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to surprising information about a beloved Christmas carol (hint: It was not originally intended to be sung at Christmastime), you are sure to find something to amuse all of your guests.

If you are looking for something new and different to cook this year, you may find this article from to be very helpful. They have scoured the country and came up with a list of 16 of the most popular regional Thanksgiving dishes.

It may not surprise you that Texas is known for deep-fried turkey. But, have you ever heard of eating sauerkraut on Thanksgiving? It seems that due to the large German-American population in Maryland, sauerkraut is a staple in their Thanksgiving feasts.

And while you might expect the Italian-American families of New York and New Jersey to serve pasta alongside their turkey, the idea of eating Frog Eye salad in the Southwest may come as a bit of a shock. (Don’t worry, though, there are no actual frog eyes involved in the creation of this sweet salad).

And, of course, no holiday would be complete without a silly online quiz to put you in a festive mood. So, be sure to check out this article from Boys Life, and let us know what Thanksgiving food you are!

Jennifer Rizzo 
Jennifer Rizzo is a Denver based writer with a background in Healthcare, International Tour Management, Genealogical Research, and a passion for travel and languages. She studied Spanish at the University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico and also lived and studied in Ancona, Italy. After spending nearly a decade working in the health care field, Jennifer has a well-rounded knowledge of hospital functionality, medical terminology, and disease processes. She has extended work experience with government medical benefits as well as Social Security law, which has allowed her to fine-tune her ability to sort through large amounts of medical records, research, and data, and turn that information into well written reports and case briefs. Since joining The Writers for Hire, Jennifer has written on vast array of topics and has done many in-depth ancestry research and family tree projects. She has worked as Project Manager for various client websites and RFPs, as well as other projects. She enjoys working closely with clients, and loves any opportunity that allows her to indulge her creative side.

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