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November 13, 2023

Creating Memorable Thanksgiving Traditions in Cambridge Crossing

In the heart of Cambridge Crossing, as the cool fall breeze sweeps through the streets and the scent of roasting turkeys fills the air, Thanksgiving season is here, bringing with it the joys of togetherness, cherished traditions, and warm, heartfelt moments. Thanksgiving is all about gathering with family and friends, appreciating life’s blessings, and savoring the shared happiness it brings. In this blog, we’ll offer some fresh ideas for crafting memorable Thanksgiving traditions at home and in Celina.


Turkey Trotting

Participating or volunteering for the annual Celina Turkey Trot could be a fun tradition that gets you moving and makes room for the big meal. And if you dress up like a turkey, it’ll be even more fun! Get your whole family out to run or walk the 5K or 1-mile fun run or volunteer to help before or during the trot. You’ll have a good time, get some exercise, and help raise money for Lovepacs, a charity that feeds children. Plus, if you finish the 5K, you’ll get a pumpkin or pecan pie from Granny’s Bakery and hot chocolate from Blue Engine Bakeshop! That’s literally sweet! If your turkey costume is the best, you’ll get an award. If you’re a top finisher in your age group, you’ll also get an award. So making this your new tradition is a fun and rewarding way to enjoy fitness and being part of a community event.


Neighbors Feeding Neighbors

Helping feed your neighbors is a no-brainer. You could make this your new tradition by donating or volunteering at the North Texas Food Bank. There are a lot of ways to donate, but one of the easiest is by using the Roundup App. It lets you donate the spare change from your everyday purchases to the food bank—easy peasy. You can also volunteer because they need all sorts of help, especially during the holidays. It’s easy to get your whole family involved. You can help check in donations, get food boxes ready and deliver them, load boxes for the seniors program, and help at special events like Holiday Tea Making. All that sounds fun!


Quality Kitchen Time

For even more fun, add in the tradition of getting in the kitchen together and crafting tasty treats the entire family can help with. Consider making a sweet and salty turkey centerpiece using pretzels, chocolate, and sprinkles. You’ll get an adorable conversation piece that you can enjoy later. Remember making turkey drawings using your hand? Use a similar technique to make cute and edible cookie place cards. This website has plenty of ideas that are sure to please even the pickiest eater.


Neighborly Traditions in Cambridge Crossing

As we celebrate the joys of togetherness and cherished traditions, it’s essential to remember that the beauty of Thanksgiving extends beyond our immediate circles. Here are some wonderful neighborly traditions to consider:

  • Friendsgiving: Consider hosting a potluck feast with your closest neighbors the weekend before Thanksgiving. Share your favorite dishes, stories, and laughter with your neighbors as you create a warm, communal atmosphere.
  • Crafting Party: Collect leaves and anything you may find in your yard or a nearby park. Create beautiful wreaths together by gluing what you’ve found onto a circular base. Add a ribbon for hanging, and now you have spent a lovely fall afternoon with neighbors creating a new decoration to take home for Thanksgiving!
  • Neighborhood Giving: Extend the spirit of giving by organizing a community food drive for those in need. You can collect non-perishable items and donate them to a local food bank or charity, making a significant impact in your area.

A new home at Cambridge Crossing is the perfect place to create and practice memorable holiday traditions. What could be better than making new memories in your dream home? Contact us today to start creating new experiences that last a lifetime.