3 Quick Ways to Shake Up Your Thanksgivukkah

Obviously, you will eat cranberry sauce with your latkes. Obviously. But what else will you do to celebrate this unusual meeting of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah? Here, a little inspiration.

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November 28, 2013

5 Style Bytes You May Have Missed: #Thanksgiving Edition

‪@chrisrockoz: The five stages of waking up:
1. Denial
2. Bargaining
3. Anger
4. Depression
5. Coffee
We’re thankful for Thanksgiving, and the break from this routine – minus the coffee. We never take a break from coffee.

‪@CollegeCandy: You won’t believe how many calories there are in #Thanksgiving Dinner (or how far you have to walk to burn it off.) ‪http://bit.ly/19LJBAF 
Say it with us: who cares? (Okay, okay – we’ll go for a walk after.) #eating #alltheturkey 

@Allrecipes: When Thanksgiving leads straight into Hanukkah, you get the greatest food holiday of all time! http://ow.ly/qMFa8 #Thanksgivukkah
Hello, eight days of light, liberty, and latkes. Our dream come true.

‪@BravoTopChef: What’s on your #Thanksgiving menu? Might we suggest this bacon mac & cheese? ‪http://bravo.ly/1cI9xQQ  ‪#TopChef
Uh… yes. Yes, you may. While you’re at it, what else would you like to suggest? We’re all ears.

‪@HuffingtonPost: Stuffing cookies are the new pumpkin pie ‪http://huff.to/1bMO8rn  ‪#Thanksgiving
We have a hard time believing this is a thing that tastes good, but it has “cookies” in its name. So we have to try it. It’s in the rules.

By Jess Huckins, Staff Writer

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November 27, 2013

Instant Inspiration: 5 Pinterest Boards We Can’t Get Enough Of

A Tuesday roundup of our recent Pinterest obsessions

The fact that Thanksgiving is this week is reason enough to celebrate. But throwing Hanukkah into the mix? Things are about to get wild.

1. What comes first? Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, of course.

2. A scarf for the chilly drive and an empire-waist dress for an impending full stomach.

3. Setting the table can be tedious. But it’s not often the dining room gets a chance to be the center of attention.

4. Forget the turkey. We want to skip right to the dessert.

5. After this year, Thanksgivukkah might not happen for another for 79,000. So we’re going all out.

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.  

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November 26, 2013

Once-in-a-Lifetime Cuisine: Recipes to Celebrate Thanksgivukkah

The year was 1888. When what? you may ask. When Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah last landed on the same calendar day. Now, 125 years later, the great crossover is happening again. Thanks to the Twittersphere and the brilliant nine-year-old who created the Menurkey, Thanksgivukkah is officially an unofficial holiday.

Happy Thanksgivukkah! Chef-Approved Recipes For Your Mashup Holiday

Ever in search of another reason to throw a party, we’ve scoured the web for a few Thanksgivukkah dishes to share – and landed on four chef-approved recipes from Refinery29. “Luckily, there’s some crossover between traditional Hanukkah fare and the stuff usually found on the Thanksgiving table,” Refinery29 says. “Looking for latkes? Swap out the spuds for sweet potatoes. What about apple pie? Try Concord-grape-jelly-filled doughnuts instead.”

Grab these recipes and read the full article at refinery29.com.

By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

Well, what will you be feasting on this Thanksgivukkah? Tweet us at @ruelala to share your thoughts.

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November 6, 2013