Thanksgiving Butterball Turkey Giveaway

Growing up, we had Butterball Turkeys every year at Thanksgiving.  To this day, I still think that Butterball turkeys have the most flavor of the turkeys out there and cook up beautifully!  This year, I was happy to have the opportunity to purchase a Butterball turkey and continue in the tradition of serving up a juicy, golden brown turkey to my family and guests!  Along with the turkey, we’ll be serving up homemade mashed potatoes, homemade gravy, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, rolls, and pumpkin pie.  Yummy!  It’s making me hungry just thinking about it!

Butterball asked me to share a favorite memory or Thanksgiving blooper on The Mommy-Files and I am excited to do so!  The first memory I want to share is when I was in elementary school and I decided that I wanted to take on the task of making the pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving dessert.  Now, I’m sure the pumpkin pies would have been fabulous…..had I remembered the sugar!  Dangit!  They tasted horrible and we had no homemade dessert to serve up after our grand turkey dinner!  However, we did have some ice cream in the freezer, which nobody seemed to mind.  I’ll tell ya, I never forgot the sugar again and always followed the ingredient list from top to bottom with any other pumpkin pies I made in the future.  I haven’t messed up one since – knock on wood!

The second favorite memory I had was when I was pregnant (with Dallen I believe) and I decided to give my parents a Thanksgiving Dinner for their Christmas present that year.  I cooked the turkey, made all of the side dishes, and served up a most delicious Thanksgiving meal…..and it was the first Thanksgiving meal I had ever made completely by myself!  I was so tired afterwards!!!

Be sure to purchase your Butterball Thanksgiving Turkey this year!  Butterball Turkeys are available at your local grocery store.


2 lucky readers on The Mommy-Files will each receive a $15 gift certificate good towards a Butterball Turkey of choice!!!


- Tell me in a comment a favorite Thanksgiving recipe, blooper, or memory you have!


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- Contest will close at 11:59 p.m. PST on Sunday, November 14th, 2010! Any entries after this time will be deleted!
- Contest open to U.S. residents only.

I received a sample from Butterball to facilitate this review on The Mommy-Files.  The giveaway was sponsored by Butterball.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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Author: Shannon Gosney (4223 Articles)

Shannon Gosney is the author of The Mommy-Files, a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. With 3 active boys, Shannon loves living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.


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    My favorite recipe is my stuffing.

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    Follow The Mommy-Files on Twitter @1naynays

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    Fan of The Mommy-Files on Facebook

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    gfc follower

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    we sit down to thanksgiving dinner with this great menu, turkey, mashed potatoes, macaroni salad, candied yams, cranberry sauce, stuffing, pumpkin pie , apple pie and all sorts of cakes

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    the official bird of Thanksgiving!!!!! Yum!

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    My two favorites Thanksgiving recipes are my homemade stuff ( apples,celery,onion,cornbread,ground beef, raisins and oysters) and of course my sweet potatoes with marshmallows mmmm…..delicious!!
    Happy Thanskgiving for all. God Bless all!


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