Ruin Thanksgiving in 4 Words: What Words Would Throw Your Thanksgiving Into a Tailspin? Tell Us! by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

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Ruin Thanksgiving in 4 Words: What Words Would Throw Your Thanksgiving Into a Tailspin? Tell Us!

Thanksgiving is a time for family, gratitude and great food. When I think of Thanksgiving I usually think of family sitting around the table, catching up and talking about what they’re grateful for. 

As a writer I often write about family, gratitude, parenting and giving back. However, this time I thought I’d do something different. Life feels really serious to me a lot of the time. It’s full of responsibilities, obligations and work. We often seem to be arguing and debating about something. So for now, let’s have a little fun. I welcome you to forget about your obligations, let go a little, and “Ruin Thanksgiving in Four Words.” 

Comment below with your contribution. I can’t wait to see what our 30Seconds community comes up with! Let’s get creative! 

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Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Ha! Love it, Kimberly Johnson ! Thanks for having fun with us on this one!
Renee Herren
This year we’re vegan.
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
This would definitely ruin Thanksgiving in my house!
Donna John
Hey, two of my kids are vegan! lol We started a tradition last year and had a vegan Thanksgiving a couple days before, just me and my kids. We had a ball. We're having our second annual vegan Thanksgiving tomorrow night.
Samantha Harris
I'd love to know how you pulled it off! We we're amateurs but maybe if we had some better recipes it would have gone better.
Samantha Harris
I had a vegan Thanksgiving once to appease my sister. Even she agreed we should not do it again lol.
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Gross. On a regular day that would be gross, but on Thanksgiving?!
Jaime Hughes
Cat's eating the turkey...
Jaime Hughes
The turkey is frozen...
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Thanks for having fun with us on this one, Jaime Hughes !
Tiffany Zook
The Dallas Cowboys Won
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Hahaha. Gregg Halstead would agree that that would ruin Thanksgiving!
Donna John
Ha!! Love it. We get to my in-law's house about 3, which is the same time the game starts. Dallas and Washington. And my brother-in-law is a huge Dallas fan. Go, Washington!!! :-) Tiffany Zook
Donna Mansell
Grandpa lost his teeth.
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Hahaha. Hopefully not IN the turkey, Donna Mansell !
Heather Murphy-Fritz
But her emails, though...
Heather Murphy-Fritz
Puked on the floor (true story, we still joke about it).
Katie Sloan
The oven is on fire.
Kathy Sprenger
We use composting toilets.
Tracy Neubauer-Cunningham
Turkeys stuffed with Xanax.
Fuck you frozen Butterball!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Hahahaha! Thanks for playing along with us, KatieH !
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This is hilarious, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead ! I love all the responses! I can think of a ton, but for now, I'm going with: The wine is gone! Donna John , are you with me? ;-)
Donna John
The wine is gone. Yes! Love that one. Though if you plan ahead, that should never happen!! lol
Donna John
So, thoughts on Trump?
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Now this one is GUARANTEED to ruin Thanksgiving, Donna John !
Nivette Connors
(kid) That looks so gross. 🙄🙄
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
So many parents can relate to this one, Nivette Connors !
Julie Hallberg
Let’s talk about politics!
The kids are puking.
The glass burners cracked!
Stephanie Cannoe
Let's just be friends.
Samantha Harris
...why is this crunchy?
Jeff Jackson
Your family is here.... wait, my family is here!
Kate Ray
I just joined PETA!
Stomach flu, ‘nuff said.
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
EWWW! Thanks for playing along with us, ccastell !
Gina Pomering
Ran out of wine 🍷
Gwen Johnson
Have you gained weight????
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Now THAT could get you in some trouble, Gwen Johnson !
Gregg Halstead
From my 12 year old: This food tastes disgusting!
Rebecca Daniels
What's that awful smell?
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
COVID kept everyone apart! ☹️ Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead any new ones for this crazy year? Donna John I have a bunch more... 🥰
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Oh, this one is sure to bring some new ones!!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
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Donna John
There are just so many this year!!! :-)
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I just re-read all the comments on this hilarious post, and I'm LOL! This year, I'm going with: "Someone spilled the booze!" (I have a feeling we're gonna need it this year especially, haha.) So fun, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead ! Donna John

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