Thanksgiving in China

by Lori Ann

IMG_4434

Saruskabeth’s Thanksgiving post inspired me to share a little from our own week:


IMG_4430

Thursday wasn’t a holiday here but we spent the week in the Big City, so that day we introduced Tigger to some American activities: lunch at KFC (China’s most popular fast food chain!) and the shopping carts at Wal-mart (which are much cooler here: they are four-wheel drive).

IMG_4431

Saturday, American friends invited us and a group of their Chinese friends over for a traditional turkey dinner much like the one we hosted last year. Tigger ceased being a vegetarian as she tried her first meat, and we shared the tradition of giving thanks before the meal.

IMG_4442

How did your family celebrate Thanksgiving?

Advertisements

2 Comments

Filed under China, Family, traditions

2 responses to “Thanksgiving in China

  1. I’m Canadian, so we celebrated Thanksgiving in October. It’s on a Monday, and it typically falls on the same day as Columbus Day in the US. 🙂

    • Fun! A Canadian family runs a Western restaurant in the same province as me and they always offer two Thanksgiving dinners a year: one for Canadian Thanksgiving, one for U.S.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s