Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we’ve been reading all of our favorite blogs to get tips on how to best celebrate the holiday. With advice on everything from what recipes to make to how to decorate the table, we’re all set to watch some football, spend time with friends and family, and most importantly, eat our hearts out! Read on for everything you need to know about creating the perfect Thanksgiving dinner.
Want to truly blow away your guests at Thanksgiving? Then, make these 5 incredibly delicious recipes from The Everygirl. They’ve provided easy instructions for making appetizers like Prosciutto and Bleu Cheese Wrapped Pears and Phyllo Cups with Brie and Cranberry Sauce. Of course, you can’t forget the best part - dessert! Your friends will definitely ask where you got the recipe for the Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars!
One of the best parts of the holidays is carrying out all of your favorite traditions. Cupcakes and Cashmere put together a list of their readers’ favorite Thanksgiving rituals (including writing out what each family member is thankful for and having a dessert contest to see who brings the tastiest dish). Reading these traditions just might give you some ideas on customs you can start with your own family and friends.
If you’re hosting your own Thanksgiving dinner, you’ll definitely want to check out this post from The Glitter Guide on how to decorate your tabletop. Impress your guests with well thought-out decorations, like seasonal fruits and vegetables, spray-painted pumpkins, or classic china. No matter which theme you decide to go with, these ideas will definitely provide the perfect amount of festiveness to your table!
Attending someone else’s house for Thanksgiving? It’s always a great gesture to bring a hostess gift! If you’re worried about overspending, buy one of the suggestions from Wise Bread that won’t break your budget. Your host will definitely appreciate a great bottle of wine or a seasonal candle. You can also go the homemade route, and bring a tasty dessert to share with the rest of the guests!
Whether you’re celebrating with family or holding your own Friendsgiving, don’t forget to remember all the things you have to be thankful for this year!