Thanksgiving On Pinterest Vs. Thanksgiving In Real Life

We all love Pinterest projects, but sometimes the result falls a little short of expectations.

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    1. So autumn rolls around and you want to make this holiday season really special. Cue: Pinterest.

    Pinterest says: Nothing makes Thanksgiving special like babies in pumpkins.

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    But you quickly find out that real life looks nothing like Pinterest.

    No one puts baby in a pumpkin!

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    2. You're going to feel the urge to make Thanksgiving-themed baked goods.

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    Resist that urge.

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    3. According to Pinterest, it is CRITICAL that you take pictures of your family frolicking in a pumpkin patch.

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    Real life just isn't that pastoral.

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    4. This Turkey platter is so easy even kids can make it!

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    Except maybe not so much.

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    5. Oh, just a few craft supplies, and I can make this beautiful centerpiece!

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    In real life...

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    6. Gourmet caramel apples? You'll be sure that you've got this.

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    Until...

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    7. You'll be lured in with promises of simple herb-roasted turkey.

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    Real life be like:

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    8. On Pinterest the whole family enjoys each other's company over a lavish feast.

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    In real life, the conversation is anything but festive.

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    And one family member will always be grumpy.

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    Always.

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    But even if the feast and decorations don't come out perfectly, we know we have so much to be thankful for!

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    Happy Thanksgiving!

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