Thanksgiving Day: Celebrating Family History

Thanksgiving Day by Family Tree Video

Thanksgiving Day is a time to celebrate family…and an ideal time to celebrate the family history. Who among us hasn’t looked longingly at the china set passed down to us by our mother or grandmother, wondering how best to use it? Many of us have learned that those family heirlooms are to never be used, only to be cherished from a distance.

use those antiques and heirloom items for practical purposes, way to honor the memories of those who meant so much to us by using their dishes, candle sticks, and China sets every single day.

Bring out the bigger pieces…say a chair or side table, etc.
reminiscing over memories is a great way to bring your loved ones into the present.

Use Antique Furniture as Accent Pieces

If you’ve inherited a lovely end table, armoire or perhaps a single chair, use it as an accent piece in your living room or sitting room. These small pieces can take us back to the past and give our home an edgy look while honoring the memories of our loved ones.

Mix & Match Heirlooms

In that case, try mixing and matching their items. A candlestick set from your grandparents can go perfectly on top of a handed down tablecloth from your great aunt. Dishes from your mother can easily set the stage for a family reunion of a different sort.

Whether you’re setting the table for Thanksgiving Day, family get together, or just for everyday dinner, try using the heirlooms of the past to honor their memory. You’d be surprised by how much love is in a few simple antiques.

“There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children.
One is roots, and the other, wings.” — H. S. Carter

~ Legacy Videos ~

Give your parent or grandparent the gift of a lifetime by capturing their life story for your family to know!

Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video

Here at Family Tree Video we produce Legacy Videos, modern-day memoirs that weave a filmed interview with a parent or grandparent together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia. The result is a beautiful “moving” portrait capturing your loved one as they recount their life story, family history and memories – a gift your family will treasure for generations to come.

Your stories are too important to leave to memory. Capture them today for your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to know.

Family Tree Video, LLC
Legacy Video Production
(312) 402-6406

Susan Saunders
Legacy Video Producer

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Thanksgiving Day

“There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children.
One is roots, and the other, wings.” — H. S. Carter

Thanksgiving Day

Legacy Videos

Capturing Life Stories and Family History
for Future Generations

Family Tree Video
Video Biographies ~ Video Memoirs ~ Family History Videos
Family Documentaries ~ Anniversary Videos
Video Tributes ~ Heirloom Videos
Legacy Video Production
Thanksgiving Day
~ Since 2007 ~

Thanksgiving Day

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