Thanksgiving. That name inspires sweet and comforting thoughts of spending time with family – as well as eating way too much of all those delectable, irrestible treats, of course.

But let’s not even fool ourselves – preparing for Turkey Day is a lot of work, and dealing with all the details of shopping, cooking, preparing the home, etc. can be an undeniable source of stress and frustration.

The solution? Some simple preparation tips that can help you stay on track and overcome any last-minute obstacles – so you can have more time to actually enjoy your holiday.

Thanksgiving Planning Guide

As soon as you can:

• Prepare your guest list; confirm how many people will be there.

• Find out if your guests have any special dietary needs.

• Place a rental order, if necessary, for tables, chairs, glasses, plates and flatware.

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