Thanksgiving Messages to Write in a Card

Updated on November 25, 2015
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Blake started out scribbling in cards over 30 years ago. Though his handwriting is mostly unchanged, the content has improved.

Wondering what to write in a Thanksgiving card? Sending a thoughtful card is a great idea when you can't make it to Thanksgiving dinner. If coming up with a special and unique message for relatives or friends is a challenge for you, then be thankful for the Internet! Use these ideas to get started writing a sincere and personal message. Combine or change them as needed, to create a greeting that works for you.

Thanksgiving Message Examples

  • May your belly be full and your heart full of joy!
  • Besides the food, my friends and family are the most important part of a great Thanksgiving.
  • I enjoy being with my favorite people on my favorite holiday.
  • I'm thankful for people like you who give me a reason to be thankful.
  • Thanksgiving is just one short moment of the year. I have 365 days to be grateful for my friends so dear.
  • I'm mostly thankful for friends like you this Thanksgiving.
  • I am wishing many blessings to you this Thanksgiving. May we all realize the most important things for which to give thanks.
  • We have much to be thankful for in this family. Our family has been blessed. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • I hope you and your family have a great Thanksgiving.
  • I am very thankful for you and for the relationship that God has blessed us with. We have so much and I look forward to many more blessings God has in store for us.

  • I've decided to be grateful instead of just thankful. I'm bringing some attitude to the Thanksgiving table.
  • I wish I could be with you this Thanksgiving. You'll be in my heart.
  • Let's not forget our gracious Lord as we are counting our blessings.
  • I hope you are blessed with many reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving.
  • I am thankful for good friends like you.
  • May you have an abundance of things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
  • I am thankful for the excuse to see family like you at this time of the year.

Funny Messages

  • "Happy Turkey Day!" said no turkey ever.
  • The two best parts of Thanksgiving come after dinner: the nap and the leftovers.
  • This is just a card, but you can't complain. It's Thanksgiving!
  • I'm thankful that Thanksgiving comes only once a year. Too much of a good thing can be bad, like pumpkin pie or family.
  • This year I'm thankful that I don't have to actually leave the house to do my black Friday shopping.
  • Thanksgiving is like a convention for gluttony. What a great American holiday!
  • Remember the true meaning of Thanksgiving this year. It's the day before black Friday!
  • Instead of football games after Thanksgiving dinner, we should watch competitive eating.
  • Two parts to Thanksgiving: the thanks part and the giving part. It's a cyclical mystery.

Thanksgiving Text Messages

• May your gathering be as fun as it is tasty!

• It's the best Thursday of the year!

• Thank goodness it's Thanksgiving!

  • I'm thankful for not having to sit at the "kid" table at Thanksgiving this year.
  • What irony to have a holiday about being Thankful right before the largest shopping day of the year.
  • You are what you eat! That makes us all turkeys.
  • After the gobble gobble comes the snooze snooze.
  • Two things are always plentiful at Thanksgiving: food and family. I hope you get to enjoy at least one of the two.
  • Without Thanksgiving, everyone would be in a bad mood at Christmas time. It's tough to be in a bad mood when you're well-fed and focused on being grateful.
  • Let's take a moment of silence for all the turkeys on all the tables across the country. OK, that was long enough. Let's eat!
  • I love the turkey. I love the pie. If I said I didn't love you as much as Thanksgiving, it would be a lie.
  • At our Thanksgiving gathering, there's always a turkey in attendance. We also have a cooked bird on the table that we all eat.

1. Make a list of things you are thankful for. Choose your top ten things and write them on your card. It might be a good idea to mention the person you are sending the card to as someone you are thankful for.

2. Make a joke about eating too much, or turkey, or seeing family. These are the funny things about Thanksgiving that are OK to joke about.

3. Make your Thanksgiving message part of a holiday message that includes Christmas and New Years too. This is a more efficient way to send out holiday cards.

Words Related to Thanksgiving to Use in Your Card

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Nouns  
Adjectives  
Verbs  
gratitude
grateful
appreciate
holiday
happy
enjoy
turkey
delicious
eat
feast
abundant
enjoy
blessing
blessed
bless
family/friends
fun
surrounded
table
tasty
share
gathering
filled
celebrate
Use these words to begin writing. Once you get started, the rest of the message will probably come quickly and naturally!

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        Dee 

        8 months ago

        I am thankful to be able to spend the holiday with my cousin, her husband and their friends. We have been blessed to spend many holidays together.

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        valerie 

        5 years ago

        thank you so much.it helped a lot

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        francis addai 

        5 years ago

        Thank God for this. I am forever grateful.

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        Lala 

        6 years ago

        Very helpful...Thank you!!

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        Cheezy 

        6 years ago

        Very helpful

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        Rhianna 

        6 years ago

        i like your thanksgiving greeting cards it really helped me out with what to write

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