Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving Day is an annual holiday observed in the United States and Canada to celebrate being thankful for the things one has. It is the holiday that encourages people to step back and give thanks for all the blessings they have. Thanksgiving is traditionally celebrated with a large dinner shared among friends and family. In both Canada and the United States it is an important family gathering, and people often travel long distances to be with relatives for the celebration. In the U.S the holiday is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November.

In Canada Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October, so it is a three-day-weekend. In Canada Thanksgiving Day was first observed in the year 1879. While the actual Thanksgiving holiday is on a Monday. Canadians might eat their Thanksgiving meal with on any day of that three day weekend. This means celebrating a meal with one group of relatives on one day, and another meal with a different group of relatives on another day. Thanksgiving holiday is often a four-day-weekend in the United States in which the Americans are given the relevant Thursday and Friday off. Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks together with the family gatherings and holiday meals arranged along with it. Thanksgiving meals constitutes especially of turkeys, stuffing and pumpkin pie. The people are engaged in enjoyment and merry-making with Indian corn, holiday parades and giant balloons. It is for the entertainment or some fun holiday things for the people and for their family too. All the people are engaged in a holiday mood with this festival of thanksgiving. Peoples plan to organize each and every thanksgiving party to be unforgettable with delicious thanksgiving menus and decorations. For the festive autumn season hosting a thanksgiving party for their own home is so decorative that impress the people who enters the house. So they also prepare some tasty holiday recipes for their near ones and also for the family gatherings. In the Thanksgiving recipes from the main course to desert and drinks the guest enjoys a delightful meal. Turkey recipes are one of the delicious items among them while the others include mashed potatoes, squash, sweet potatoes, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy and beverages. The centerpiece of contemporary thanksgiving in United States and Canada is a large meal starring a large roasted turkey.

Thanksgiving is usually celebrated almost entirely at home, unlike public festivals like Christmas which includes fireworks and caroling. Thanksgiving is related to harvest festivals which is a traditional holiday in Europe. Harvest festivals and Thanksgiving celebrations were held by the ancient Greeks, the Romans, the Hebrews, the Chinese and the Egyptians. But in the United States the custom of annually celebrated thanksgiving were held after the harvest. In the year 1817 the New York state adopted Thanksgiving Day as an annual custom. By the middle of the 19th century many other states also celebrated the occasion of Thanksgiving Day. In New York City the Thanksgiving Day Parade is held annually every thanksgiving day in midtown Manhattan. The parade features moving stands with specific themes, scenes from Broadway plays, large balloons of cartoon characters and TV personalities and high school marching bands. It always ends with the image of Santa Claus passing the reviewing stand. This kind of parades also happens in many other cities. Even many schools and different organization also play football match on this thanksgiving occasion. They organize matches on this Thanksgiving Day to add fun and spirit to the occasion.

Thanksgiving flowers

In the Thanksgiving Day the flowers definitely speaks for the festive season. Whatever may be the event or occasion a beautifully designed flower arrangement is the ideal way to show your feelings. It shows how much you care and feel for the particular person. Flowers are a timeless gift and beautiful surprise on any occasion. Sending e-greetings cards and flowers along with thanksgiving message to their family and friends makes it easy to stay in touch for the festive season also. Flowers are the best for gifting purpose for any occasion. Flowers are the way or means of expressing your feelings. They definitely reflect your sense of care.

For gifting everyone wants to have something unusual idea to make their gift look different. Like flower in turkey baskets, stunning vases and lovely centerpieces. Thanksgiving flowers are gorgeous, hand-picked and beautifully arranged fresh flowers. Thanksgiving flowers and centerpieces are the perfect gifting items which gives a finishing touch for the holiday. The floral arrangements are made for this special occasion. They are also called fall flowers. For a beautiful fresh Thanksgiving Day flowers are professionally arranged by the expert florists. This florist adds delight to the festive season. A breathtaking variety of bold and brilliant arrangements of harvest blooms for the fall. Thanksgiving is a special festive occasion where peoples love to gift things to each other. Among the thanksgiving gifting items there are thanksgiving flowers, thanksgiving gift basket, thanksgiving plants, thanksgiving roses, thanksgiving balloons and thanksgiving centerpieces. These are the ideal items for gifting purpose. It is desirable to compliment the gifts by adding a teddy bear, stuffed animal, balloons or chocolates.

Thanksgiving celebration

Occasions calls for celebrations and celebrations needs gifts and foods to celebrate. For gifts in this Thanksgiving

Day flowers does full justice because there is nothing alternate like flowers as a gift item. Celebrations are generally enjoyed with family members and relatives. Thanksgiving is also such occasion where people celebrate along with their family members. Thanksgiving is one such happy occasion which involves fun and enjoyment. Occasions like this also give break to one from their busy schedule and give them the opportunity to be with the mood and enjoy with their close ones. Even many persons take a leave from their work and travel to be with their family members.

• Thanksgiving is traditionally celebrated with family member’s relatives having dinner together. Autumn flowers highlighting the center of the table. • Sending gorgeous Thanksgiving flowers nicely arranged to your friends and family members which is definitely going to reflect your sense of care ness. • Fall or thanksgiving flowers are a special way to celebrate the occasion. • Celebration includes shopping for fall plants, fresh cut flower bouquets, Thanksgiving arrangements and floral centerpieces.

The florist takes proper care of the flowers to make them ready for the Thanksgiving Day. They take special care to give the flowers look gorgeous and finish for delivery. The processes that they undergo are: • Cutting the flower stems with a sharp knife before putting them under water. • Remove ½” – 1” portion of the stem along with the leaves that will be below the water line. • Flowers should be kept in a cool place – away from heat and direct sunlight. • Floral preservatives are used by the florist to make the flowers last longer. • If no preservatives are applied then the flower stems need to be cut, water should be changed and container should be cleaned daily.

The floral arrangements should be taken care too. Water should be added daily to the bouquets which are arranged in the floral foam. One can also design their own personalized floral arrangement adjusting with the budget yet maintaining the quality and freshness of it. It becomes unique also because of your creativity. This allows one to specify there own design as to which flowers at the mentioned budget.

There are many gift shops who keep unique thanksgiving flowers, centerpieces, and

gift items during this festive occasion. Free gift cards are also available where you can attach your own personal message before sending it. There are also online catalog laid down by different websites for happy and easy shopping for the customers. The items displayed on the sites represent the types of arrangements offered by different florist companies. The gifts are obtainable according to one’s personal budget. They are definitely going to match with one’s personality also because of the variety that they come in. Or else one can also send flowers online to their near ones. For the convenience of the buyers the companies have prepared forms where they can place their queries by completing the form and submitting it. This form is better to the emails because this form provide spaces to supply all the relevant information that is required for processing an order.

The privacy statement policy is maintained to ensure safety of the customers which is very necessary while doing business over internet. The florist companies delivers to different cities and towns in the USA as well as worldwide. The delivery is very prompt with courteous service. The quality of the product is also kept in mind at the time of delivery. This special occasion has also captivated the internationally market because of its popularity and demand. So it is ensured by the florist that the customers receive the freshest and highest quality flowers.