Thanksgiving is such an amazing time to spend with family and friends. It’s a wonderful opportunity to get that warm and fuzzy feeling around the hearth with your loved ones.
However, things don’t always go quite as planned. But isn’t that what makes life so interesting and lovely?
With the whole family getting together, there is bound to be something that goes awry. When that happens, the only thing to do, really, is laugh.
Have you ever had a moment around the Thanksgiving table that made you lose your breath with laughter? Or maybe something happened on the way over to your in-laws’ home that you kept chuckling about for the entire night?
These 11 stories are sure to give you a chuckle — maybe you can even relate to them. Has anything like these funny tales ever happened to you and your family? What was your funniest Thanksgiving moment? Let us know in the comments.
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[H/T: Reddit 1, 2, 3, 4, Yelp]
“Found grandma’s wedding ring in the turkey one year… she did not even know it was not on her finger.” – CAN_ZIGZAG
“Mom packed her bags and left over a [board game] a few years ago.” – Reddit user
“My mom’s short haired black lab stole the turkey roll (yes its a thing) from the kitchen counter and my mom caught her, had a tug of war between the dog and her. Dog won, we ordered Chinese instead.” – Blueeyedfire
“1974 — headed to Grandma’s house, the 20 lb. cooked turkey was in the backseat of whichever jalopy my father was driving at the time. We turned a corner and the door flew open. See ya!
“We still ate it.” – Ellen M.
“My boyfriend’s 80-something-year-old grandmother felt me up as she passed me some pumpkin pie. Not sure if she was just trying to get a gage on the goods, or if she was just drunk. It was certainly interesting.” – Niki M.
“Our family had to sing ‘Jingle Bells’ to my wife to wake her up to get her into the car because she had too much wine.” – drew1111
“I invited my best friend, her significant other, and a guy I was dating over for my first time cooking a turkey.
“We drank 6 bottles of wine and when my date’s phone rang I answered it thinking it was funny. I started talking to his buddy and it turns out we had another person in common, another guy I was dating.
“My date was not impressed. We stopped dating. Best turkey I have ever eaten though.” – NLAB
“My mom spent the whole day making a layered Jello and my dad went to get it from the fridge in the basement and dropped it face down onto the dog bed. That was the only time I’ve heard him say the F-bomb — still make fun of him to this day.” – mikemch16
“My mom loves to talk about the maturity of my eggs (yes, MY eggs) and how we should sprinkle holy water on my boyfriend.” – Nenette Y.
“Every year my grandmother will say, ‘I don’t know if I’ll be around to do this next year.’ So damn awkward.” – ReflexSupernova
“Every Thanksgiving I insist on having pearl onions.
“Anyhow my loving wife picked them up and cooked them (just boil them and serve). Sat down to eat, and my son and I went at the onions right away. Instant sour face, turns out that they were cocktail onions for drinks and had lot’s of vinegar in it. We both were hysterical, and everyone else thought we were having seizures.
“Gotta love it.” – MadLintElf
Has anything like this ever happened to you at Thanksgiving? Please SHARE with family and friends!