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NATIONAL TIE ONE ON DAY – Day Before Thanksgiving

National Tie One On Day - Day Before Thanksgiving


National Tie One on Day might confuse people with its name. However, it is not at all about going out, getting crazy and drinking too much while others are at home, working hard preparing for tomorrow’s big Thanksgiving Day meal.

National Tie One on Day celebrates the apron as well as the past generations of women who wore them and it was also created as a day to bring joy to the life of someone in need and celebrate the spirit of giving.

“Women clad in aprons have traditionally prepared the Thanksgiving meal, and it is within our historical linkage to share our bounty.” EllynAnne Geisel


As part of National Tie One on Day, buy an apron, bake something, tuck a note of encouragement in the pocket of the apron (or pin it on it), wrap the baked good in the apron and give it to someone in need on Thanksgiving Eve. Use #NationalTieOneOnDay to post on social media.


National Tie One on Day was created by best-selling author Ellyn Anne Geisel, who is also the author of the book titled, The Apron Book.

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