Stress Free Thanksgiving Tips

 Less stress means more time for what matters – spending time with family and friends and reflecting on what we’re thankful for! Follow our top tips for making your holiday season less stressful!

image*Plan a potluck – If you’re cooking the turkey, ask guests to bring a side or dessert. When everyone contributes it can lead to a more meaningful meal and a fun way to share favorite family recipes.

*Choose make-ahead recipes to save time & stress the day of! If you’re hosting, you can even set the table the day ahead to help save time.

*Vacuum and dust ahead of time to help pick up any pet hair or dander. This can greatly help reduce allergic reactions in case you may have a guest that is pet-sensitive.

*Switch up the traditional menu – try brunch! You can still have turkey too – turkey bacon, turkey sausage or how about a nice turkey tenderloin alongside quiche!

*Opt. for eating out – Skip the mess and cleanup all together by dining out this Thanksgiving!

*Donate your time to charity – Celebrate the holidays by giving back. Consider donating your time or goods to local charities in need.

*Politely remind guests not to feed pets any human food or thanksgiving leftovers. Animals can sometimes have unwanted reactions to additives that are found in our “people” foods.

What are your top tips for Thanksgiving? Leave your advice in our Comments!


 

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