12 Infographics to Help You Prepare for and Celebrate Thanksgiving

by Drew Skau 4 months ago Filed Under: Design

Surrounding yourself with people you love and eating delicious food is a fun and comforting experience. In preparation for a day of appreciation, here are 12 infographics about Thanksgiving.

  1. The best place to start is at the beginning. The first Thanksgiving (As the United States celebrates it) took place in 1621. Thanksgiving by the Numbers goes over the origins of Thanksgiving and how it evolved into our current traditions.
    Thanksgiving by the Numbers
    by Column Five Media.
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  2. And to help shed more light on current Thanksgiving traditions, let’s Demystify Thanksgiving.
    Demystifying Thanksgiving
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  3. Thanksgiving can be a filling experience, but more likely than not, it could empty your wallet. For those less financially secure, here’s how to have a Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget.
    Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget
    by killerinfographics.
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  4. Regardless of how you end up celebrating, Top Thanksgiving Dishes and Drinks makes it seem that many would consider Thanksgiving incomplete without some form of turkey.
    Top Thanksgiving Dishes and Drinks
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  5. That Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey is the centerpiece for most celebrations.
    The Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey
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  6. Picking the right wine to go with your food can be quite a task. The Thanksgiving Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet helps by outlining a few options for the dishes your meal might have.
    Thanksgiving Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet
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  7. One thing to keep in mind, though, is nutrition. Check out Your Thanksgiving Meal’s Calories to find out just how much you’re taxing your body on this holiday.
    Thanksgiving Calories
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  8. Knowing how to Carve Your Thanksgiving Plate can help keep your calories in check.
    How to Carve Up Your Thanksgiving Calories
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  9. You should also be careful with your family pets. There are at least 8 Thanksgiving Day Foods that can kill your dog!
    8 Thanksgiving Day Foods That Can Kill your Dog
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  10. Everyone knows it isn’t polite to feed the dog at the table anyway. For other Thanksgiving Etiquette tips, see the infographic below.
    Thanksgiving Etiquette
    by Ghergich.
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  11. For a more humorous take on the holiday and its events, check out the Comprehensive Guide to Thanksgiving.
    A Comprehensive Guide to Thanksgiving
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  12. To sum it all up, here is Thanksgiving in an Infographic.
    Thanksgiving
    by ereplacementparts.
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Regardless of how you spend this Thursday, we hope it’s enjoyable and you take some time to appreciate your life and everyone in it.

 
Drew Skau is Visualization Architect at Visual.ly and a PhD Computer Science Visualization student at UNCC with an undergraduate degree in Architecture. You can follow him on Twitter @SeeingStructure