Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving 2013

Gobble, Gobble

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, the centuries-long celebration of the Autumn harvest.

The original Thanksgiving event occurred in 1621 when Plymouth colonists shared a feast with the Wampanoag Indians to celebrate the first successful corn harvest. While the celebration lasts for one day in modern times, it lasted for three days during the original festivity.

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving an official holiday, and it remains a celebrated event to this day.

What is your fondest memory of Thanksgiving?

Falling for Postage

Did you know you can order custom postage through the Postal Service? Available now on USPS.com is the fall line-up of custom postage stamps designed by Zazzle.com. Each sheet of 20 stamps has a fall-themed image to imbue postcards and envelopes with the rich colors of autumn.

Included in the collection are pumpkins, leaves, fruits of autumn, Thanksgiving and Halloween themes, candy corn and more. Each sheet of $.45 stamps ships in one business day and can spruce up any mailing with the vibrant colors of the changing season.

What images have you selected for custom postage?

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