Nancy Zieman talks about National Tie One On Day, the day before Thanksgiving



Give from the heart on Wednesday November 23—then give thanks on Thursday. This Thanksgiving Eve, Tie One On (an apron of course!) and bring joy to the life of someone in need.







Participation is easy and uplifting. Simply wrap a loaf of bread or baked goods in an apron and tuck an encouraging note or prayer into the pocket; then present your offering to a neighbor, friend, or person in your community who could benefit from your gesture of kindness. Tie One On—and put the “give” back into Thanksgiving. There’s also a Tie One On Day card that you can print from the website and include with your gift.

EllynAnne Geisel is the founder of Tie One On Day and has this to say about this unique approach to Thanksgiving. “Women clad in aprons have traditionally prepared the Thanksgiving meal, and it is within our historical linkage to share our bounty.”  


National Tie One On Day - Crisscross Apron by Mary Mulari - Nancy Zieman



Sew

You may have an apron to give away or might think of sewing a brand new version. Try Mary Mulari’s Crisscross Apron Pattern It has “no-strings attached” and features size adjustments.


National Tie One On Day - Crisscross Apron by Mary Mulari - Nancy Zieman



Bake

Nancy Zieman’s A–Z Quick Bread Recipe

Blend together

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Add

  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (or use 3 cups of all-purpose flour instead of 2)

Add 2 cups of “A–Z”

Such as:

  • 2 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 cups bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups carrots, shredded
  • 2 cups zucchini, shredded

“N” for nuts is optional

Note: For moist bread, use 1 cup of applesauce and 1 cup of another fruit or veggie.

Pour into two loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees for 50–55 minutes.


Nancy Zieman talks about National Tie One On Day, the day before Thanksgiving



Give

Wrap a loaf of bread in an apron and tuck in an encouraging note; then present your offering to someone in your community who could benefit from your gesture of kindness. Tie One On—and put the “give” back into Thanksgiving.

Enter Giveaways at the Tie One On Day website

Encourage involvement and spread the word about Tie One On Day. Please leave a comment over at the Tie One On Day website to be included in the giveaways. 

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