Thanksgiving Day is basically a harvest festival, celebrated primarily in Canada and the United States. It is the time for being with your family and friends, and having holiday meals. Roasted turkeys and pumpkin pie recipes are special dishes of the day. The event has a role in strengthening family ties and establishing a close bonding of love and concern. On this day people convey their warm, heartfelt messages to the person they love and care the most.
Role of Gifts and Cards
Gifts and cards are the best medium to convey your message of thanks and
love. Through card messages, you can convey your emotions and thoughts.
It is an expression of your concern for those who have blessed you and
thank folks for all they have done through the year.
Thanksgiving gifts can be categorised according to the person receiving
the gift. A wide range of gift items can be given for kids, parents,
brothers, sisters, husbands, wives, friends, relatives and grandparents.
You just have to keep the person in mind you are gifting.
Gifts for Kids
For kids, the gift has to be more creative and innovative. Kids
everywhere like gifts with unusual theme and unique wrapping. You could
go for a basket with a combination of various items like chocolate,
cookies, color pencil set, pencil box, tiffin box for school and a
handmade Thanksgiving cartoon card. You can bedeck the basket yourself
with colorful papers and ribbons. Toys are always a good option for
children. You could gift the children craft making books, which have
ideas and methods on making crafts at home. These kind of gifts build
their creative ability. Storybooks are also nice gifts on this occasion.
Gifts for Adults
A large range of gift items is available for adults too. You could gift
your parents are thanksgiving baskets, which contains various items like
assorted cookies, dry fruits, chocolates, wine, etc. Exclusive gift
baskets like bakery gift baskets, fruit gift baskets, gourmet gift
baskets, spa gift baskets, and wine gift baskets are available for
Thanksgiving Day. Music and video CD's and DVD's can also make for good
For friends of another sex, flowers are evergreen gifts. Depending on
your budget you could opt for various floral arrangements. You could
also gift aroma candles on a decorative candle stand. For not-so-special
friends, anything according to their interest would do. And if you know
your friends' interest, it would not be tough to choose a gift.