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Eat A Cranberry Day: Just in time for Thanksgiving

Layla is a 30-something newlywed and student with a penchant for getting around to major life decisions about a decade behind everyone else. In her free time, she writes for her blog, Wish Fulfillment Every Day, and makes crafty decorat...

Or perhaps you could just drink one

Tomorrow the cranberry is just a side dish to eat along with the turkey, but today the tart berry takes center stage. Celebrate the cranberry appropriately with a cocktail or two.

Bowl of fresh cranberries

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is tomorrow. On Thursday, Americans will stuff their faces with all of the traditional fare: turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and a pie or two (or three, or four, or five...). But did you know that the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is National Eat A Cranberry Day?

If you're like most Americans, you'll be running around like a chicken without a head as you prep for the big feast. Who has time to stop and eat some cranberries? Well, no one said you couldn't drink them instead! Having a cocktail can help take the edge off of stressful holiday preparations, and you can sip it while being smugly satisfied that you were in the know about this very important holiday before a holiday.

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