Are you wondering how you can get your kids involved with Thanksgiving? Have them create your table centerpiece. Sound complicated?  It’s actually much easier than you might think.

I spent the morning with NBC11 today as they were recording an interview about how to have a Green Thanksgiving (they air the first segment this Thursday at 6.45pm Pacific as part of their Green Week programming, so set your tivo). As SustainLane’s Lifestyle Editor and classified foodie, I am always looking for an excuse to visit the Farmer’s Market, play ‘Martha Stewart‘ at home and basically… talk Turkey!  But this one I could not have managed without the kids. I put together this simple video to show you how they helped.

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