Last year this woman invited a stranger to Thanksgiving by mistake. This year he came on his own

When Wanda sat down to Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family this year at her home in Mesa, Arizona, all of the guests were invited on purpose. It was a change from last year’s Thanksgiving, when the grandmother of six accidentally invited high school student Jamal Hinton to dinner at her house. Dench had thought she was texting a grandson but messaged Hinton by mistake. Despite the mixup, she told Hinton her invitation still stood. He showed up. Their story […]

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Families skip Black Friday, pack meals for the hungry instead

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX — The day after most folks had their biggest meal of the year, over a hundred people showed up in Grand Prairie to package meals for Rise Against Hunger. “It’s our mission to end hunger in our lifetime,” said Jeff Jones, the DFW Program Manager of the organization. “So a huge part of the way we do that is through these meal packaging events, that we package meals and send them to partners that we have in […]

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Dallas actually gives back on Thanksgiving!

DALLAS — We’ve all got something to be thankful for, but these people are putting the giving in Thanksgiving. all a”We felt like we have a good life, so we wanted to help other people,” said one volunteer. Jesuit College Preparatory School held it down with Meals on Wheels deliveries, Compassion of Christ Ministry had turkeys on deck, and the Salvation Army was ready with hot plates that look like Grandma made them! “Only in America could we have a wonderful […]

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Dallas dad tells hows holidays can be difficult for those with eating disorders

DALLAS, Tx. – Thanksgiving is usually a time of family, football, fun and of course – food! But for some food means difficulty. “November 26, 2014,” says Steven Dunn reading from his daughter’s journal. “Today is Thanksgiving, I know I think I`m ready, but I`m still scared and I know I must ask for support.” Steven’s daughter, Morgan, died last October after suffering from an eating disorder for seven years, and he says holidays can be some of the hardest […]

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Holiday Headache: Avoid Family Drama with These 8 Apps

Already dreading spending Thanksgiving with your family, especially the in-laws? Here comes your smartphone to the rescue! Download and fire up these apps and ignore Uncle Bob’s rants about the government! Netflix — The video-streaming service has an iPhone/Android app so you can close the door and catch up on “Scandal” instead of Grandma Edna’s roadtrip. Pricegrabber — Get a jump on shopping for Black Friday and beyond with this research tool. Pair it with online retailers and you can avoid the […]

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Cowboys face a must-win on Thanksgiving

FRISCO — The Cowboys don’t have much time to lick their wounds from Sunday’s beat down, and they were back on the practice field today trying to get ready for Thursday’s Turkey Day showdown against the Chargers. How serious is this game? Well at the last minute the Cowboys decided to not allow cameras at today’s practice. Maybe just because of the shortened practice schedule, or maybe Garrett his working on something top secret! And the Cowboys offense might need […]

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Disturbing video shows deplorable conditions in Utah turkey farm

A Utah turkey company is under fire from an animal activist group, after the group released photos and videos allegedly showing deplorable conditions and disturbing health problems at a Moroni turkey farm. Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) said they spent nine months investigating the farm, which contracts with the brand Norbest. Paul Darwin Picklesimer told Fox 13 he and a team of others visited the farm in the middle of the night earlier this year, and filmed the conditions. “I’ve been […]

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How will you survive Turkey Day with your family?

If you’re headed home this holiday season and you know you’ll be seeing your extended family, you might be wondering how you avoid the nearly inevitable family time awkwardness. Of course you want to avoid having one of those silent, never ending, clanking silverware kinds of meals, but more importantly you want to skip the fighting. Newsflash: in 2017, the Thanksgiving dinner table is more volatile than ever. On top of fun updates about your high school girlfriend and the […]

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Groups in Dallas make sure everyone’s eating this Thanksgiving

DALLAS — Thanksgiving’s still a few days away, but we know your stomach’s already growling. That’s why groups across the DFW are making sure that this holiday, everybody eats! “We’re just showing love, you know, feels good giving back,” said a rep from Paid Dues Fitness. All Star Magazine and Paid Dues handed out more than 500 turkeys Saturday morning. Just a few miles away, Catholic Charities had the pies on deck while they served a holiday feast to low income […]

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Pringles made an entire Thanksgiving dinner in chip form

BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN — Pringles is the king of new and weird flavors. Bacon, salted caramel, milk chocolate, the list of flavors is crazy! Just when you thought they ran out of ideas, Pringles stepped up its chip game with Thanksgiving flavored Pringles! The eight new tastes go for the classics, like turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing. The others are a little different, though, like cranberry sauce, creamed corn, green bean casserole, and mac and cheese. Don’t forget the dessert! […]

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