I hope you managed to push away from your Thanksgiving table in a pleasantly overfed state, and that you shared that table with loved ones old and new. It’s a crazy time of year, and every minute of respite is that much more appreciated.
Now that today, the Friday after Thanksgiving, has become the de facto opening bell for the Holiday Rush, I’ve come to appreciate yesterday, and it’s message of “take time to drop everything, recognize and gratefully acknowledge the blessings in your life, and share a long, relaxing meal with friends and family” even more.
It’s especially ironic since Thankgsiving in my household, which we have shared with another couple families for 10+ years now, involves cooking not one but two 15+ pound turkeys, as well as stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce (thank you Mama Stamberg), eight loaves of french bread, and at least two pies, all from scratch, for a gathering of 20+ people, most of whom are under 15 years of age. It’s not, but anyone’s measure, a peaceful, restful day (or week, for that matter). But it is a tradition, and one of the few to which my family holds firmly.
Now that Thanksgiving 2012 is under our belts, so to speak, I’m ready to face the next month with a little more energy.
Don’t look now, but it’s time for...
…And then it’s Christmas.
Feeling the stress? Don’t worry, We like to make things easy around here – after all, that’s what brought Lunchsense into being in the first place – so don’t let the frantic rush of the holiday season get to you. Sit back, relax, help yourself to your favorite beverage, and get a great new lunchbox for everyone on your list. It’s absolutely clever, immensely practical, looks great on anyone, and best of all it’s just a few clicks away.
Good news: All U.S. orders get FREE SHIPPING November 23-26.
Even after the weekend has come and gone, however, do note that all U.S. orders over $80 get free shipping all the time, and everyone who signs up for the mailing list get an additional 10% off, not to mention yet more great deals just for them. Other sweet deals will come ’round over the next month, so check in again.
And don’t forget to share a long, relaxing meal with friends and family, at every opportunity!