Capturing Thanksgiving Memories

Seasonal holidays. We have them all year, but now we’re getting ready for the big push: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Kwanza, Christmas, New Year’s … oh my!  Throw in some holiday parties, perhaps a birthday or two, anniversaries … you’re ready to pull your hair out, aren’t you? Recording those holiday memories can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be with a little pre-planning. Let’s talk a little about Thanksgiving. Now, being Australian, Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday I was accustomed to celebrating growing up, but after more than 20+ years in the United States, it’s one I’ve adopted as my own. For many of us, this holiday is one centered on food and family. In fact, if you ask my son about Thanksgiving, he’ll immediately tell you it’s all about the food, specifically gravy and stuffing – and the larger the quantity, the better. Hey, he’s a teenager with a voracious appetite … everything’s about food! However, when it comes to capturing your Thanksgiving memories, there’s a lot of other things you can document.

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