(Written by Margaret Thasson) Thanksgiving is right around the corner, sending moms in a frenzy prepping for family to come. The meal alone is plenty to stress about, let alone the guests that may stay the week of the holiday. If you have people coming over for turkey day this year, the tips below should help you prepare for their arrival.
Here are some simple ways to prepare your home for guests.
- Preparing the Food
You can cook some portions of your Thanksgiving food ahead of time and then just reheat them on the big day. In fact, you could actually make everything but the bread in advance if you wanted to. Some Golden Corral locations offer a Thanksgiving dinner package, where they make the turkey, several sides, and two pies for $70, and then you just need to pick it up the day before Thanksgiving.
You could either do that or make everything on your own. Then get the turkey heating early in the morning and fix everything else about an hour before you eat. If you time it our right, you won’t have to worry about getting the whole meal together all at once. [Read more...]