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Hosting Thanksgiving

7 Dos And Don'ts For Dinner Party Hosts And Guests

Posted 11.25.2014 | OWN

The most delicious things in life -- food, music, conversation -- are worth a little extra effort. Rarely does a day go by when friends don't...

Middle (ST)age: Giving Thanks With a Chaser

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

Put a glass of something in your right hand. Go sit yourself down next to your brother or sister and look them straight in the eye. They can see emotion coming a mile away. Therefore, they will get nervous, tell some really lame joke to deflect and head straight for the kitchen.

Should You Host Thanksgiving Dinner? (FLOWCHART)

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 11.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jennie Sutherland

Before you decide whether to host for the first time or for the umpteenth time, grab a glass of wine and check out this flowchart first.

7 Things A Hostess Does NOT Want To Hear On Thanksgiving

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 01.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Caitlyn Becker

A good hostess will never admit that you are the proverbial thorn in her aproned side. But, rest assured, when the invitations go out every year there are a few black sheep on the list that are habitually a problem. It might be you.

10 Thanksgiving Tips for Turkey Day: Keep it Real

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bonni Brodnick

Don't go overboard on the selection of pies. Three pies are more than enough if you are having 10 guests or less. That's 24 slices of pie, people.

The 9 Guests You'll Meet This Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 11.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy a meal with family and friends, but also a time to answer the question: "What is wrong with everybody?" Think of hosti...

10 Ideas To Make Thanksgiving Entertaining A Breeze

Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 11.21.2012 | HuffPost Home

These tips will allow you to sit back and enjoy.

Prepare And Freeze Holiday Dishes Ahead Of Time, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Cooking a big Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful. Nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" Ellie Krieger, told me that she ...

Preparing for Thanksgiving

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

A "dress rehearsal" can mean the difference between providing a sense of security and an easy holiday and dealing with anxiety, fears and tears.

Stress-Free Holiday Hosting Is Possible

Beth Golden | Posted 01.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Beth Golden

First, throw out all your expectations.

Huff Post's Guide To Thanksgiving Troubleshooting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.24.2011 | Women

If there's any day when Murphy's law is likely to hold true, it'd have to be that one day a year where an army full of hungry people are coming over a...

How to Survive Your First Thanksgiving as Newlyweds

Jaime Byrne | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaime Byrne

For some newlyweds Thanksgiving may be the first holiday that you've ever hosted, which can be very exciting but also stressful. Here are some tips to help you survive and make it look easy!

10 Ways Deal With The Most Stressful Newlywed Experience Of The Year

Xochitl Gonzalez | Posted 01.23.2012 | Weddings
Xochitl Gonzalez

As a newlywed, there are few things as exciting and potentially stressful as hosting your first Thanksgiving. Here are 10 Do' s and Don'ts for surviving your first Thanksgiving together.