55 Funny Messages to Write in a Thanksgiving Card

When Thanksgiving rolls around, we’re often filled with gratitude and, of course, the tantalizing aroma of roasted turkey. 

But let’s not forget another essential ingredient of the holiday season: laughter! 

While traditional cards offer touching sentiments, why not sprinkle in a dash of humor this year? 

After all, they say laughter is the gravy to life’s mashed potatoes. 

In this post, we’ll explore some funny messages to include in your Thanksgiving cards that will tickle the funny bones of your friends and family.

Whether you’re a jokester or just looking to bring a smile to someone’s face, these ideas are just the zest your holiday greetings need. Let’s dive in!

Funny Messages to Write in a Thanksgiving Card

  1. Roses are red, turkeys are plump. Please pass the gravy before I jump! Happy Gobbling Day!

  2. I heard that after Thanksgiving, turkeys seek revenge. So, you might want to sleep with one eye open tonight!

  3. Grateful for many things this year, but especially for the fact that elastic pants exist. Bring on the pie!

  4. I hope your Thanksgiving is stuffed with joy… and stuffing… and mashed potatoes… and… well, you get the hungry picture.

  5. Remember, it’s not about the size of the turkey, it’s about the size of the nap you’ll need afterward. Happy feasting!

  6. Here’s to a day of overstuffed bellies, underappreciated cooks, and the undeniable urge to wear stretchy pants.

  7. Happy Turkey Day! Just remember to count your blessings… and not the calories on your gargantuan plate.

  8. If you see me taking a second helping of everything, just remember: I’m only doing it to impress the turkey in the afterlife!

  9. Ever wonder if turkeys see the calendar and think, “Oh no, not November again!”? Food for thought.

  10. The secret ingredient to every Thanksgiving meal is love. And an ungodly amount of butter.

  11. Wishing you a Thanksgiving full of drama… from the parade balloons and not your family. Keep it light and fluffy!

  12. I’d write a more heartfelt message, but my hands are covered in gravy and my mind is focused on pie. So, here’s to food-induced comas and good times!

  13. Just like the turkey, I’m stuffed with gratitude for having you in my life. Also, like the turkey, I’m about three seconds away from needing a nap.
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  1. If the early bird catches the worm, what does the early human get on Thanksgiving? First dibs on cranberry sauce!

  2. Before you dive into that meal, just remember – the turkey has been stuffed, the pie has been baked, and the scales have been mysteriously broken. Coincidence? I think not.

  3. Let’s give thanks for all the things we complain about the rest of the year. Like relatives who can’t cook but insist on bringing a dish.

  4. Here’s to a day filled with laughter, joy, and the age-old debate: Is it called stuffing or dressing? You decide!

  5. This year, I’m thankful for stretchy pants, leftovers, and the fact that turkeys can’t hold grudges.

  6. May your stuffing be tasty, your turkey plump, your gravy smooth, and your relatives… well, as bearable as ever!

  7. Sending you a card to show my gratitude, because after the meal, I’ll be too deep in a food coma to remember my own name, let alone how to say “thank you”!

  8. On the menu this Thanksgiving: stuffed turkey, mashed potatoes, and a slice of humble pie (served mostly to those who thought they could out-cook grandma).

  9. Wishing you a Thanksgiving full of cherished moments, awkward family photos, and the challenge of explaining what a tofurkey is to your great-aunt Bertha.

  10. Did the turkey cross the road? No, he saw the calendar and made a U-turn! Here’s to unexpected detours this holiday season.

  11. I’m sending you this card because after we eat, the only words I’ll be able to muster will be “I’m full” and “Where’s the couch?”.

  12. Why did the cranberries turn red? Because they saw the turkey dress! Wishing you chuckles and lots of dressing.

  13. Gravy boats, sweet potato floats, and a cornbread dinghy. Hope your Thanksgiving feels like a fun-filled food regatta!
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  1. If eating too much turkey makes you sleepy, what does eating too much pie do? Gives you a sweet dream, of course!

  2. Here’s hoping your turkey is moist, your potatoes aren’t lumpy, and your family doesn’t discuss politics. Fingers crossed!

  3. I’m grateful for family, friends, and the unspoken agreement that we’ll all pretend the “secret” family recipe didn’t come straight from a boxed mix.

  4. If you are what you eat, then after this Thanksgiving, most of us will be round, plump, and prone to gobbling.

  5. This card is stuffed with love, smeared with gratitude, and sprinkled with a wish for you to have a Thanksgiving that’s as delightful as pie with whipped cream!

  6. I’d write a poem about Thanksgiving, but every verse would just end with me crying over how good the mashed potatoes are.

  7. Why did the scarecrow win an award? Because he was outstanding in his field! Here’s to you, the outstanding star of our Thanksgiving!

  8. Sending warm wishes for a Thanksgiving filled with treasured memories and questionable DIY table decorations by the kids.

  9. If there’s one thing more impressive than a perfectly cooked turkey, it’s our ability to eat and then still raid the dessert table!

  10. WARNING: The consumption of Thanksgiving dinner may result in an uncontrollable urge to unbutton pants.

  11. If you ever feel that you’ve overeaten at Thanksgiving, just remember—it’s not overeating, it’s just a turkey-fueled rehearsal for the upcoming holiday feasts!

  12. “Eat, drink, and wear stretchy pants” – that’s my Thanksgiving motto. I highly recommend it!

  13. Think of Thanksgiving as a training session for the holiday season. And by training, I mean figuring out how many slices of pie is “too many.”
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  1. You know you’ve had a successful Thanksgiving when the only exercise you’ve done is beating the egg whites and lifting forkfuls of deliciousness!

  2. Here’s to a Thanksgiving where the biggest decision isn’t about what to eat, but which sofa spot is prime for post-feast relaxation!

  3. Let’s toast to a day where we’re encouraged to gobble till we wobble, and wobble we shall!

  4. Happy Thanksgiving! May your plates be full, your napkins be messy, and your family debates be solely about who gets the last piece of pie.

  5. Thanksgiving forecast: 99% chance of food coma with scattered naps throughout the day.

  6. Who needs gravy when you’ve got a family that pours on the sauce? Cheers to flavorful conversations and even more flavorful dishes!

  7. Remember, it’s not about how perfect the turkey looks. It’s about how quickly we can get it from the table to our bellies!

  8. Some say the early bird gets the worm. On Thanksgiving, the early guest gets the freshest rolls. Hurry!

  9. Pilgrims gave thanks with a feast. We honor that tradition by testing the limits of our stomach’s capacity. Here’s to expanding horizons (and waistbands)!

  10. It’s not a successful Thanksgiving unless you’ve had to loosen a belt notch. Challenge accepted?

  11. Turkeys, pies, and oh my! Hope your day is filled with yummy surprises and the inevitable quest to find the remote after dinner.

  12. Just think of every bite of turkey as a tiny, delicious thank you hug for your taste buds. Happy feasting!

  13. For Thanksgiving, I wish you joy, happiness, and an extra set of hands to help with the dishes!
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  1. I’m on a strict Thanksgiving diet. It includes a lot of turkey, endless sides, and requires me to sample all the desserts. It’s tough, but someone’s gotta do it!

  2. They say laughter is the best calorie burner. So here’s to laughing off every delightful bite we take this Thanksgiving!

  3. There are two types of people on Thanksgiving: those who eat to live and those who live to eat. Here’s to joining the latter group with enthusiasm!

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