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6ABC DUNKIN DONUTS THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE FROM PHILADELPHIA!!!

The 6abc Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade  is an annual Thanksgiving Day Santa Claus parade held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, currently sponsored and aired by WPVI-TV. Its currently the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country. It was formerly known as the 6abc IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade, the 6abc Boscov's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and originally the Gimbels Thanksgiving Day Parade until Gimbels department store closed in 1987.

History

   Started in 1920, the Philadelphia parade is billed as the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the country. Like other parades of its type, it features balloons, floats, high school marching bands, and celebrities. When the parade was begun, it was called the Gimbels Thanksgiving Day Parade. Ellis Gimbel, one of the founders of Gimbels Department Stores, wanted his toyland to be the destination of holiday shoppers everywhere. He had more than 50 store employees dressed in costume and sent to walk in their first Thanksgiving Day para…

A LITTLE INFOGRAPHIC ABOUT THANKSGIVING BY THE NUMBERS!!!

DIY PAPER PINECONES!

This one comes to us from www.craftaholicsanonymous.com .  Make a few to hang anywhere, or to give away as a simple gift.

  Hi, I’m Lori–an obsessed scrapper, photographer and lover of paper! You can often find me at my blog “A Scrapmom’s Musings” found here. I’ve been scrapping for almost 12 years and love the freedom of creativity and sense of accomplishment it gives me. I was thrilled to be invited by Linda to be a part of Reader’s Tutorial Week and show you how to make a wonderful Pinecone Ornament. This would make a great gift that can be cherished for years to come. Here are instructions on how to create a Pinecone Ornament.







Materials:

* One (1) 12×12 sheet of patterned paper
* One 3″ styrofoam egg
* 18″ length of ribbon to match (not shown)
* Dressmakers Pins–also known as bridal or lace pins or even ‘common’ pins
* Glue Gun
* 12 inch cutter
* Assorted greenery, faux berries, faux pearls, or other embellishments (optional)
1. Start by cutting your pattern paper into 1″ strips …