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Guess who’s coming to dinner? Your family and friends, this holiday season, that’s who.  And, for one lucky winner, four of those holiday guests will be sitting on these modern-classic Thonet chairs from Bauhaus2YourHouse. Based on the design from modern classic furniture pioneer Michael Thonet, these streamlined beauties will look just as home alongside a traditional dining set as they do by an Eero Saarinen tulip table.


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Chairs like these – with a bentwood frame, a woven cane back and a gingko chocolate faux leather seat — will elevate your Thanksgiving dining room (or heck, any-room) decor, and keep Uncle Bernard from dwelling on a few pesky lumps in the gravy. Okay, maybe not that last part, but they’ll be comfy enough to carry to the living room for some post-meal board games or football-watching, whatever your pleasure. To be entered for a chance to win the set of four Thonet chairs, simply leave us a comment in the field below before 12/11c on Monday, October 24.

This week’s question: What has been your most memorable Thanksgiving (good or bad)? Did you catch the garage on fire with a deep-fryer? Eat Chinese food on the floor of your new house with a few good friends? Make the best cranberry sauce ever? Tell us now.

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149 Responses

  1. Lesley says:

    My most memorable thanksgiving was Grandma's house. A house full of relatives, the kids (me) playing Nintendo and some great food.

  2. Susan O says:

    Close to 30 people, family and family by choice, at table after table set in a two room row, thankful for a vegan feast (though many weren't vegan), thankful for each other. We're doing it again this year and those faux leather chairs would fit right in!

  3. Martha says:

    Usually I have such a fun time with my 30+ family members for dinner, but one year it was just me, my husband, our young twin sons and his eccentric grandmother (God bless her soul). Good china and crystal, candles, food served in courses. My husband still talks about the Cornish rock game hen with cranberry stuffing. Perhaps it's memorable because it was so different.

  4. rcdc22 says:

    With flight delays, I feasted on a turkey sandwich at the airport, as I watched the parade and hours of football on the tv at my gate.

  5. Chinyelu says:

    My most memorable thanksgiving was spent with my sister and a frined, we roasted a whole turkey and ate it all up! Just the three of us….

  6. Write2me1612 says:

    My best Thanksgiving memory is of our group of friends getting together and making thanksgiving dinner with an Indian twist ! lots of laughter, kids running about and yummy food…a memorable Thanksgiving which we hope to repeat this year..

  7. J J says:

    One of my most memorable Thanksgiving is spending it with all of my cousins on the kitchen floor as the "adults" ate in the fancy dining room. You may think we suffered, but it was a blast! :-p

  8. TEC4 says:

    The Thanksgiving I remember best (I guess this is a "bad" one) was the one after my mom passed away. My sister took off for Florida, my dad and last grandparent had passed away three and four years ago, respectively. I was completely on my own, but I decided that I would still have a nice Thanksgiving, set the table with the nicest stuff I had and made it as "real" a Thanksgiving as I could. Fortunately, that didn't include cooking a whole turkey, since we have a local grocery store that tends to cater to single people and I was able to get slices of turkey, etc. You wouldn't think I had much to be thankful for, but despite all the difficulties, I still had a place to live, food on the table and physical blessings of sight, health, etc.

    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

  9. Andy F says:

    I fully expect my most memorable thanksgiving to be this year's thanksgiving. My wife is pregnant with our first and it's twins! Two baby boys, named after both of our maternal grand-fathers. My wifes due date is November 27th, but we fully expect the little turkeys to come out of the oven a bit early. Hopefully, Mom will be recovered enough to enjoy a meal with our new family.

    Still, I can't imagine that we'll have the energy to visit with family as we normally would. My plan is to buy a turkey pot pie from the local turkey farm and to keep it simple. Blessings of joy and happiness to all. May everyone be thankful with family and humble joy.

  10. doug says:

    Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday as all the kids and their families would be at our parents. However, the best memory was our first year of this tradition. We ate dinner at midnight because we decided to wait until the turkey was cooked. Good times!

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