Tag: Thanksgiving

Practicing Gratitude

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With Thanksgiving just one week away, I wanted to write a special post reflecting on the practice of gratitude, as well as sharing an outfit idea for Turkey Day. While I don’t discriminate against any of the holidays, Thanksgiving was one I never particularly looked forward to growing up. Of course, I loved all the delicious food and pie and time spent with family; however, unlike Christmas or Easter, I never anxiously waited for Thanksgiving or spent weeks preparing for it. This year is different. College has given me a newfound perspective and appreciation for the holiday—I’ve been anticipating it for weeks, longing for the homecooked food, irksome siblings, and smell of my own house that I always took for granted in years past. There is just so much for which to be grateful, but sadly I think a lot of us often forget to celebrate that. Continue reading “Practicing Gratitude”

Preparing for the Food Baby

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Thanksgiving is tomorrow (duh)—but are you ready to eat a ton? Do you have your stretchy outfit planned yet? Fear not, I have some ideas for you… And apparently some squinty eyes as well because that sun was shining bright. 😉 Continue reading “Preparing for the Food Baby”

Turkey Attire

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As promised last week, I’m coming at ya’ this week with Thanksgiving inspired posts. Today’s outfit is one for the cook: something you can wear if you’ll be slaving away all day in the kitchen (and munching on the goods early, if you know what I mean). Wednesday’s post will feature the perfect outfit for eating! ‘Cause we all know that’s the only thing I do on Turkey Day. 🙂 And also, a quick side note: Today marks the 200th post on Graceful Rags! Can you believe that?! Time sure does fly when you’re having fun. Continue reading “Turkey Attire”