Thursday, November 28, 2013

Fun Facts about Thanksgiving

1. The first thanksgiving was celebrated with a three day fiesta! (Can you imagine partying for three days straight).

2. Mashed potatoes, pumpkin pies, corn on the cob and cranberries were not on the first Thanksgiving menu. Wildfowl, porridge and venison was probably on the menu.

3. Thanksgiving was not a yearly celebration by the pilgrims. Lack of harvest some years brought disappointment.

4.  The pilgrims used spoons and knives to eat with during the first thanksgiving. Forks weren't invented yet.

5. Every year, one turkey is pardoned in the U.S.A.