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Hidden Costs of Thanksgiving

The hidden CO$TSo THANKSGIVING by brightnest MONEY $22.23 $125-250 A 16 lb. gobbler to have a mega-clog 16 lb. costs $22.23 from Uncle Bob ($1.39 a pound) professionally cleared $21 million MSAAAAS An estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires = $21 million in property loss HEALTH 400 calories 30 miles of walking to burn in 1 cup of stuffing off the average Thanksgiving dinner 230 grams of fat in an average Thanksgiving meal (the equivalent of 3 sticks of butter) TIME 16% 4 hours to cook a 16 lb. turkey Flights leaving on the Tuesday before 5-7 hours Thanksgiving are 16% more likely to to prepare an be delayed than entire home cooked TUE WED THU Thursday flights Thanksgiving dinner Sources: American Council on Exercise // Calorie Control Council // American Farm Bureau Federation // FEMA // NerdWallet BrightNest is a free site that provides tips, tricks and weekly reminders to help you keep your home in great shape. Sign up now at!

Hidden Costs of Thanksgiving

shared by brightnest on Nov 15
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Whether it’s triple-digit calorie counts, rage-inducing airport delays or a big bill from the plumber to clear a clog, you may be spending more than you think on Thanksgiving.




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