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Happy Thanksgiving: Dining table decor and fun family games


Author: Canadian Living

Community & Current Events

Happy Thanksgiving: Dining table decor and fun family games

Thanksgiving is a time when family and friends gather to share great memories and great food. Planning for a festive Thanksgiving spent at your home? Get inspired with our most popular tips and ideas for a perfect day.

Get everyone in the holiday spirit with touches of colour from creative, DIY decorations for your dining room. Time spent together before and after the big meal can get a little hectic – so keep a few of our interactive games in mind to entertain the kids and adults alike. If your family is the competitve type, test your knowledge of Canadian vs. American Thanksgiving feasts: losing team gets to do the dishes!

Photo gallery: 10 fabulous ways to decorate your dining table for fall

Prepare to show off your tabletop decor throughout fall, the busiest entertaining season of the year. Our exclusive expert tips and best picks will take you right through the holiday season.

October gets off to a great start with the arrival of Thanksgiving and from there, it's straight into the holidays, the busiest entertaining season of the year. And while the holidays are popular for decorating your home, what about decorating your tabletop? As you gather friends and family around your table in gratitude and celebration, delight them with a table that is carefully and thoughtfully dressed.

Create a stunning Thanksgiving dining table

Use gourds, pumpkins and seasonal flowers to decorate your table this holiday.

Discover great ways to decorate your table this Thanksgiving with these easy tips! Make natural vases from gourds and small pumpkins for the holiday table, and fill them with autumn-hued flowers and leaves.

7 tips for a fun family Thanksgiving

Put the "thanks" back in the holiday with our family-friendly tips.

In the hustle and bustle of preparation that marks so many holidays, it's sometimes difficult to keep the whole family involved in what is intended to be a family celebration. When Thanksgiving rolls around this year, a little forethought and planning can help each family member have Thanksgiving fun.

Photo gallery quiz: Canadian vs. American Thanksgiving feasts

How do Canadian Thanksgiving feasts differ from American Thanksgivings? Test your Thanksgiving foodie knowledge with this fun quiz.

On Thanksgiving, most North American families enjoy a big turkey dinner with all the fixings. Although Canadians and Americans both celebrate the holiday, Thanksgiving can be very different south of the border.

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