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Thanksgiving 2014: Celebrities share what they’re thankful for

Neil Patrick Harris and numerous celebrities take to social media to share their Thanksgiving greetings.
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Neil Patrick Harris, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Billy Crystal and numerous stars take to social media to share their Thanksgiving greetings.

It's Turkey Day! As the stars gather for a day of plentiful feasting, football and napping, a few took to social media to give thanks and share their holiday greetings. Others doled out morsels from their decadent meals and a handful shared the colorful scenery of the season.

Here's a look at what a few celebs are up to this holiday.

TV queen Oprah Winfrey spent Turkey Day poolside with her girls.

My Daughters gathering . #HappyThanksgiving our house to yours!

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Making andouille sausage cornbread stuffing from scratch. #HappyThanksgiving

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Girls poolside waiting on Turkey. Not ready yet. #HappyThanksgiving our house to yours.

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”Hart of Dixie” actress Jaime King nursed her baby boy's cold with a fort built under a table.

How to care for a sick baby lots of Thanksgiving love under a table fort with @jaredeng x

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Supermodel Miranda Kerr carved the turkey with her son Flynn.

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"The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco posted some NSFW memes. Here's a safe one.

So many things to be grateful for ¿¿¿¿¿¿ Happy Thanksgiving everyone :)

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Drew Barrymore's daughter's hair got into the holiday spirit.

Happy Thanksgiving. #mylittleturkey

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"Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland introduced Instagram to her best friends.

"How I Met Your Mother" star Alyson Hannigan spent the holiday beachside with daughters Satyana and Keeva.

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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"The Hunger Games" actress Elizabeth Banks went rustic and made her own apple cider.

"The Vampire Diaries" star Nina Dobrev celebrated Friends-giving in Dallas cheering on the Cowboys with "Gossip Girl" stars Chace Crawford and Jessica Szohr.

FriendsGiving #dallas #PolaroidSeries #HappyTurkey #Chace @iamjessicaszohr @scotty_mcknight

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Friendsgiving Dallas style with siblings from different upbringings! @iamjessicaszohr and #Chace

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Cowboysssss come on! #PositiveVibesOnlyPleaseTHANKS

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@iamjessicaszohr #chace #dallas #cowboys #FriendsGiving

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Taylor Swift filled her blanks space with a car-full of cousins, dodging drones indoors. (Seriously.)

I'm thankful for this car full of cousins. @kflem7 #thanxgiving

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2009 and 2014 Happy Thanksgiving from the Swifts (and also the cousins who have other last names)

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"Scandal" and "How To Get Away With Murder" showrunner Shonda Rhimes celebrated with few Swift lyrics.

Swift's pal and model Karlie Kloss said she's grateful for her mom's pumpkin bread.

Gobble Gobble (Edible Arts and Crafts at the Kloss House!)

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I am #Thankful for lifelong friends (Lane and I met when we were 2!)

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Singer-designer Jessica Simpson headed back to her home state of Texas with her kiddos Maxwell and Ace in tow.

Thankful for these two WILD TURKEYS! #lakeaustin #maxidrew #aceknute

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Twerking savant Miley Cyrus spent Thanksgiving morning in bed, snapping away a selfie along with a few inspirational quotes: "how did I get chosen to be the one with this life? feeling [expletive] thankful & it's not the season. it's going to sleep in silence nothing but these baby angels and a book after a long loud day filled with making what I love. alone time but I'm not alone! I'll take a soul over a voice box forever." Yeah, we're just as confused as you are.

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Canadian crooner Justin Bieber spent the holiday building a snowman with pastor Carl Lentz and his children.

Made a snowman with this little cutie. Make memories with the ones you love! #happythanksgiving

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Comedian George Lopez hit the Los Angeles Mission on Wednesday to serve Thanksgiving dinner with several celebs, including Kylie Jenner, rapper Tyga, Sara Rue, Patricia Heaton and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (left).

Great day serving Thanksgiving Dinner @TheLAMission #AntonioVillaragosa look it's a #PastAndFutureLAMayor

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"Entourage" star Jeremy Piven made some Turkey-Day promises.

Funnyman Billy Crystal also shared a heartfelt greeting.

"Into the Woods" and "Pitch Perfect 2" star Anna Kendrick made her way back home to snowy Maine for the holiday.

Hometown landscape...#TheNorthRemembers

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No power, no heat, but we'll eat canned cranberry sauce and be pleased as punch. 2¿0¿7¿¿¿¿¿

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Beyonce and daughter Blue Ivy showed that they're already in the holiday spirit with this snap of Blue marveling in front of a Christmas tree.

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"Full House" alum Dave Coulier remembered that it's also Throwback Thursday and posted an old school pic of him and John Stamos in character as Uncles Joey and Jesse from the wholesome 1990s sitcom.

Hope you all have the Miracle Of Thanksgiving! RT @aurel5701 #TBT #cutitout #Thanksgiving

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Coulier's former costar and "Dancing With the Stars" alum Candace Cameron Bure turned to scripture to share her thanks.

Happy Thanksgiving!! #L.A. #72*

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"Jersey Shore" alum and new mom Jenni "JWoww" Farley went the greeting card route.

Happy thanksgiving everyone

Zdj¿cie zamieszczone przez u¿ytkownika Jenni JWOWW (@jennijwowwmtv)

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Comedian-actor Chris Rock decided to share a current-events mash-up parody.

"Breaking Bad" alum Aaron Paul shared his mealtime proclivities.

"The Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert dropped a major truth bomb.

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen posted her bilingual thoughts in a customary message.

Victoria's Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio threw back to her surprisingly sexy turkey ensemble from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Yes, that sentence used "sexy" and "turkey ensemble" together. Leave it to an angel...

Model Adriana Lima shared her calorie breakdown for the day.

Thanksgiving diet ..... Lol

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Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton spent her morning lazing around with some relaxed pups.

TV personality Piers Morgan hit the beach with a good book.

"How I Met Your Mother's" Neil Patrick Harris proved yet again that he's a family man, sharing this snap of twins Harper, Gideon and husband David Burtka.

Happy Thanksgiving! I'm super thankful for all of the blessings in my life, especially these three.

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"How I Met Your Mother" showrunner and writer Craig Thomas wished his followers the slappiest of Slapsgivings -- a nod to a long-running joke from the sitcom.

Actor John Cusack sent his followers a heartfelt greeting.

Meanwhile, "Scrubs" alum Zach Braff appeared to be thankful for a tree.

"Conan" host Conan O'Brien filled his feed with a monologue of poultry jokes. We'll let you decide if they're turkeys or not.

"Today" show co-host Savannah Guthrie shared this snap of her newborn daughter Vale and husband Mike Feldman.


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"Sex & the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker shared her wishes via a vintage greeting card.

To one and all. Near and far. With love. SJ x

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"The Office" alum and "The Mindy Project" star Mindy Kaling used the "Peanuts" gang to wish her followers a happy Thanksgiving.

"Project Runway" judge Nina Garcia did the same.

#health #family #friends #love #you! HAPPY THANKSGIVING

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"Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star Kourtney Kardashian also got into the holiday spirit with a little help from Charlie Brown.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving! ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿

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Chess time with my son. #thankful

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Her younger sister Khloe Kardashian decided to host Thanksgiving at her house this year and is cooking a meal for 15 to 20 people.

All of my homemade greatness. My first Thanksgiving all by myself ¿¿¿¿¿¿

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Kardashian momager Kris Jenner shared a pic of her fam and some turkey preparation tips.

Happy Thanksgiving!!!! #blessed

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Country singer and "The Voice" coach Blake Shelton loves Turkey Day.

Madonna spent Thanksgiving working with families and young children in Malawi.

Sharing on Thanksgiving! #livingforlove

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Getting pushed around by Mercy James at Kondanani Orphanage! #livingforlove

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This post was originally published at 12:08 p.m.

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