Giving Thanks One Brick at a Time

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Here at GeekMom, we want to wish all of our American readers a Happy Thanksgiving!

This year make sure to take time to find the perfect turkey!

Lego Turkey by Ben of Kismet Art Blog

Even the most armed turkey tastes good with gravy and stuffing!

“Turkey” Tactical Response and Combat Enforcer by

Although there are a few turkeys that aren’t quite right and should remain in the wild.

LEGO Turkey by Scott Yates – New Technology Examiner

Now that you have found the perfect turkey, time to cook it up. Make sure to have that fire extinguisher handy!

From Titolian Flickr Photo Stream

Once all the trimmings are ready, raise a glass and toast everything that you are thankful for.

Time to feast with friends and family!

“Legoland Thanksgiving Dinner” Photo by Jenn C. on

This is what every table should look like Thursday Night after the festivities.

“The Day After T-day” Model Gal Flickr Photo Stream

Now that we have given proper dues to the turkey, it is time to welcome the Christmas season. Let’s trim the tree!

from ΞLLΞ∩ Flickr Photo Stream

And wait for the big guy!

Lego Santa by Lego Brickbuilders

Helene McLaughlin

Helene McLaughlin has been a contributing writer to the GeekMom blog since early 2011, encouraged by her husband and fellow Wired GeekDad writer. Before her life as a stay-at-home-mom to two little boys she was a data analyst at the Space Telescope Science Institute. She has discovered supernovae, explored the Orion Nebula, scanned the Hubble Deep Field, processed Spitzer galaxy images, and analyzed countless FUSE spectra. Her love of science started at a very young age and her passion for getting kids excited about science started in high school. She has put on summer camps specifically for 4th and 5th grade girls focused entirely on space science.
Helene is an avid photographer. She recently started a family photography business with a geeky flair, Rassilon Photography. Helene is an avid Doctor Who and Torchwood fan. She also loves Eureka, Warehouse 13, Sherlock and her guilty pleasure is Amazing Race.

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