Tag Archives: thanksgiving

10 Last-Minute Turkey Day Tips

Not everyone can be a Martha Stewart, Food Network-style hostess with the mostess. We just aren’t all Sandra Lee, right? But, if you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, that doesn’t mean it has to be a stressful affair. If you haven’t started planning yet, there are some easy tips and tricks you can use to still pull off a fabulous Turkey Day.

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Thankful Thursday, A Greenwich Tradition

Since 2001, the William Raveis Greenwich office has celebrated Thanksgiving in a unique way. The Thursday before Thanksgiving, our local offices gather together to “practice” before the big holiday arrives. Each person brings an appetizer or dessert, and Blue Ribbons are awarded for the best recipe in each category.

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November 25, 2013

5 Things You Can Do Now That Will Make Thanksgiving Less Stressful

Even though it’s a day supposedly centered around thanks, Thanksgiving turns in to a stressful event for many people. Fortunately, there are small steps you can take now that will help alleviate some of that pressure. Most of all, remember that Thanksgiving is about celebrating your friends and family, not about how moist your turkey is.

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November 6, 2013

A Thanksgiving to Remember

Anne Hunt, an employee at William Raveis Westport has plenty to be grateful for this Thanksgiving.  Her son, Scott Crews, recently returned from his service in Afghanistan-but it was no ordinary return.  Scott enlisted the help from his local Maryland news crew to film him surprising his kids when he walked into their classrooms.  Check out the touching footage above!

Scott’s story is a testimonial to the courage and dedication of servicemen and women around the world.  We are happy to see Scott with his family this Thanksgiving and dedicate this post to all servicemen and women for their bravery and courage.

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November 24, 2011

An Ode to Turkey

As we gather around the table for Thanksgiving this year, let’s not forget the most important part of this American tradition….turkey!   Think about all the frenzy (and sometimes insanity) this unassuming creature inspires in us during the holidays– enduring endless lines to buy the brand we believe is best, careful thought on what dishes would suitably accompany its taste, arranging a meticulous dinner table at your fabulous party, inviting in-laws (insanity?  Just kidding.) and, of course, testing the limits of your sink and dishwasher. Continue reading

November 24, 2010