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Yippie! It’s Thanksgiving week! I love Thanksgiving. We get to be together as a family, lots of us, and all of that delicious food. Plus, the place I work, JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts, is closed, so I don’t have to spend time away from my family. That makes me really happy too. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.
The thing I want to talk to you about today is conversation starters for your Thanksgiving meal. Here’s why I think this is important. My family, whom I love beyond measure, has a lot of the same conversations every year. Seriously. I have heard the same hunting stories at least ten times.
I don’t usually host Thanksgiving. That is my mother-in-law’s thing to do and that is perfectly fine. However, one year, for whatever reason, I hosted and I decided that I would try something different. I put a cute bowl in the middle of our table and filled it with other things we could talk about. It was a success! We still had a few hunting talks, man those guys can get off topic easily, but we were able to include everyone in the conversation. It was great!
In the event that you have a similar issue at your Thanksgiving table, or really at any meal, I’m providing you with some ideas for your conversation. I hope it helps.
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Thanksgiving Conversation Starters
Where is someplace you’d like to visit?
What is your best memory from the last year?
What is a goal for the next year?
What is something new you learned in the last year?
What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?
What is your favorite Thanksgiving tradition?
What is your craziest memory from the last year?
What is a favorite childhood memory?
What is your favorite job that you’ve ever had?
If someone gave you $1,000,000 no strings attached, what would you do?
What is your favorite movie of all time?
If you could have dinner with any person in history, who would you pick?
If you could have any one super power, what would it be?
If you were in a circus, what would your job be?
What is something weird about yourself?
There you go, that will get you started. Now put them in a bowl on your Thanksgiving table and get the conversation started!! What is a question you will add to your bowl? Let me know because I will probably be hosting Christmas dinner.
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