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Unbelievably Awesome Thanksgiving Planner You’ll Need To Download

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Thanksgiving Planner + Download

My fellow shopaholics and dear friends, it’s this time of the year again. Perfect autumn weather, beautiful leaves 🍁 and finally hot drinks in 55-

 

degree perfect sweater weather… holiday memories and fun already started…

Before last-minute stress will consume your life, let’s get organized and plan it ahead the relaxed way πŸ’†β˜•οΈπŸ™‹

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So dear gorgeous hostess, let’s do this! Let’s plan this thing!!! You may make yourself a strong πŸ’ͺ cup of coffee β˜•οΈ ( I’ll wait πŸ˜‰), you will be enjoying it while envisioning your successful event.

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Thanksgiving Planner + Download

Is it a cocktail party with a few signature drinks with a couple of the appetizers? Is the buffet with a drink station?

Is it a brunch with the friends and loved ones?

Is it an elegant dinner with festive savory dishes?

Is it traditional dinner (or maybe with a twist) with the family and friends?

Planning the party

So you’ve got the visual βœ… and it is realistic and manageable βœ… since you are planning to enjoy it too. You may choose to assign your guests dishes to bring.

Time and Place

Specify the time range clearly (2-3 hours should be plenty of time for your guests to enjoy it) and also mention the address. Make your space work for you and think of creative ways to make it cozy and not cramped. Arrange some additional seating.

Thanksgiving Guest List

Make a list and update their contact information the sooner the better, so it will give them plenty of time to respond.

Planning the menu

Think of flavors, your family traditions, some holiday classics…
Be considerate and compassionate to all your guest’s backgrounds, don’t forget some vegetarian (and maybe vegan) and allergen-friendly recipes.

Go over the recipes. Print, copy, save or pin them whichever way will be more convenient for you to and make them into a shopping list.

Now let’s do some calculations. Make sure you have enough space in your refrigerator and plenty of ice.

I personally feel that when it comes to drinks you should prepare for buy some extra.
If your friends love different drinks, it’s ok to ask them to bring your own alcohol. Make sure you have basic mixers and bar essentials.

Style The Thanksgiving Party

You can style the table with acorns, apples, leaves, branches, pumpkins, squashes and walnuts, harvest paper wraps, pumpkin or pinecone place cards, candles, cranberries, votives, ribbons.
Don’t forget to add sparkle to your decor!

Thanksgiving Music

Creating a nice vibe that will inspire you and set the mood for your family is also important. I found you some Thanksgiving music that everyone would love: cool and eclectic. I personally tested those playlists last Thanksgiving.

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Thanksgiving Menu Planning:

  1. Choose a menu. I’m listing some great traditional Thanksgiving Menu ideas (they are all clickable links).
Turkey
SALTED ROAST TURKEY WITH HERBS AND SHALLOT-DIJON GRAVY
SIMPLE ROAST TURKEY WITH RICH TURKEY GRAVY
CLASSIC ROAST TURKEY WITH HERBED STUFFING AND OLD-FASHIONED GRAVY
BOURBON AND BROWN SUGAR GLAZED TURKEY

Soups

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP WITH GINGER
BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND SAGE SOUP WITH SAGE BREADCRUMBS

Salads

PERFECT PEAR SALAD
WALDORF SALAD
WILD RICE, FARRO, AND TANGERINE SALAD

Sides

MASHED SWEET POTATOES WITH BROWN SUGAR AND PECANS
BROWN SUGAR-GLAZED SWEET POTATOES WITH MARSHMALLOWS
CLASSIC POTATO GRATIN
OUR FAVORITE CREAMY MASHED POTATOES

Stuffing

THANKSGIVING STUFFING WITH SAUSAGE AND CORNBREAD
“SIMPLE IS BEST” DRESSING
SKILLET STUFFING WITH APPLES, SHALLOTS, AND CRANBERRIES

Cranberry Sauce

BASIC CRANBERRY SAUCE
CRANBERRY CHUTNEY

Green Beans

GREEN BEANS WITH SHALLOTS, HAZELNUTS, AND TARRAGON
HONEY-GLAZED CARROTS WITH CARROT TOP GREMOLATA

Pies

SPICED PUMPKIN PIE
BOURBON PUMPKIN PIE
KARO CLASSIC PECAN PIE
BROWN-BUTTER PECAN PIE WITH RUM AND ESPRESSO
OLD-FASHIONED PECAN PIE
APPLE PIE
OLD-FASHIONED MIXED-APPLE PIE
RUM RAISIN APPLE PIE
BANANA MERINGUE PUDDING

See over 72 more traditional Thanksgiving dinner menu ideas >HERE<

Unbelievably Awesome Thanksgiving Planner You’ll Need To Download

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Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving Dress Ideas That Will Make You Feel Like A Queen

 

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Remarkably Sensational Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Dress Ideas That will make You Feel Like A Queen

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Remarkably Sensational Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Dress Ideas That will make You Feel Like A Queen:

Deep Front Frill Dress β€’ True Decadence β€’ $118.92 Velvet Front Slit Dress β€’ True Decadence β€’ $107.02 Velvet Ruffle Dress β€’ True Decadence β€’ $118.92 Satin Bardot Tie Midi Dress β€’ $118.92 Cross Front Neck Long Slit Dress β€’ $21.39 Lace Top Part Maxi Dress β€’ $41.61 Corset Detail Midi Dress β€’ $107.02 Linen Look Dress β€’ $71.30 Bella Button Down Dress β€’ $33.28 Back Strap Knot Dress β€’ $23.75–28.50

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How To Use The Art Of Not Knowing To Build A Life Of Your Dreams

Sometimes in spite our best efforts we find ourselves being challenged. We lack clarity…we lackΒ direction. No matter what we do the answer doesn’t come. It gets harder as we try toΒ represent when weΒ don’t know what weΒ stand for. But before you start beating yourself upΒ I want you to read this quote:

β€œ…the writer is one who, embarking upon a task, doesn’t know what to do… but in doing so he places himself…

β€” “Not-Knowing” Donald Barthelme

You may not be a writer, but the quote still makes sense, which brings usΒ to some good news and some bad news:

GOOD NEWS: If youΒ findΒ yourself in a not-knowing landΒ that simply means you areΒ at the foundationΒ of all things.

BAD NEWS: The clarity will not come and knock on your door. You cannot cash out not-knowing either. You cannot pour it into the glass, you cannot put it on your bread and you cannot put it in your wallet.

So what happens next? How does one deal with not-knowing and avoid getting stuck?

What do you do if you find certain pleasure and contentment in status quo (akaΒ stuff doesn’t have to be figuredΒ out)?

My advice is:

  1. Set the change in motion.
  2. Maintain momentum. Things are happening to you now. Stay with it.
  3. Continue on the success path.

Not-knowingΒ can become aΒ cozy blanket, whereas clarity is the result of you waking up to the alarm and get things done.