Comparing Thanksgiving and Christmas Essay

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When I was younger, the two holidays I looked forward to were always Thanksgiving and Christmas. This time of the year always is the happiest because everything feels so refreshing because I am spending quality time with the people I love most. When it comes to Thanksgiving and Christmas, I always seem to have the most memorable good and bad moments. These holidays have very different meanings but have the same feeling because it symbolizes, good food, good times with family and a whole lot of drama. When I think about Thanksgiving and Christmas, the first thought that comes to mind is the good food. Every year my family and I prepare many homemade dishes to celebrate the holidays. For Thanksgiving, my family and I will go all…show more content…
Beside the food, the next best thing about the holidays, is the quality time that I get to spend with my family. My family is spread out all over the United States; we do have family in Washington, Georgia, Ohio and Mississippi. Since we all in different states, we do not get to see one another much. When my family comes together it is always really interesting because something always happens. Thanksgiving is usually the time when most of the family comes together because nobody wants to miss grandma’s award winning food. My grandmother has won several cooking contest when she lived in the bay area. When the family comes around for Christmas, it is unforgettable because it does not happen all the time. The negative part about the whole family getting together is that there is always some type of drama. When the family gets together, there is always a fight of some kind because something is said to make someone mad. For some, this can be a stressful time but for others it is mere entertainment because the fights are over the stupidest things. When family member fight at Thanksgiving, it is usually over the food. They fight because someone does not like what was cooked, they did not get to cook, or they were just fashionably late. For Christmas, the fights are always because of the gifts. The person who fights always seems to be that family member that barely

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