From the table full of tempting dishes to the quality time you get to spend with your loved ones, Thanksgiving is a great time to relax among the holiday hubbub and enjoy the good things in life. When you’re the one planning and hosting the day’s feast, though, this can be hard to do, which makes it that much more important that you don’t make the mistake of letting Thanksgiving completely pass you by.
If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, there are many things you can do to make sure your day isn’t too hectic. Planning ahead and making some dishes in advance will relieve some stress the day of and give you more time to focus on feeling gratitude for the blessings in your life.
It’s also a good idea to ask for help from your guests, such as allowing them to bring the scrumptious side dishes, set the table or help you clean up. Not only will more hands help everything go smoother, but it will also result in you getting things done faster so that you can relax and enjoy the occasion.
You, more than anyone, deserve to have a great Thanksgiving, and your enjoyment will help you be a better host, too.