Bringing Up Brits

Thanksgiving in the UK with Americans

Thanksgiving in the UK with Americans

What a special day, hope everyone is having a wonderful time and has lots to be thankful for. We are breaking tradition and having an American Thanksgiving dinner with American expats in Brighton and Hove. So, a VERY special celebration this year! Plus, it’s my birthday today 🙂 And… Happy Birthday to my Dad and […]

Happy Thanksgiving, a poem

Happy Thanksgiving, a poem

Written by my nine year old British (half American) daughter who is growing up in England.   This is the story of Thanksgiving Let me take you back in time Where your head would have been chopped off if you attempted a crime The natives and the pilgrams were in a happy mood They had […]

Thanksgiving for children around the world

Thanksgiving for children around the world

Possibly THE biggest celebration from my home country is nearly upon us. As  a child, I remember all those turkeys I decorated by using my hand as their feathers – the color of the construction paper (rusty orange, yellow, red and black – for the pilgrim’s hats) and the smell of Elmer’s glue we used […]