I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. First let her think she's having her own way. And second let her have it.
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
I have nothing against turkey. We eat turkey for Thanksgiving in my house.