Happy November turkey lovers! It is finally time to sit down and relax after all your trick or treating madness and really think about what you're thankful for.


Surprisingly enough, it’s already time to fully dive into the total insanity of what we like to call the "Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” and even more unfortunately so, turkey and mashed potatoes aren’t the only things piled onto your plate.  Aside from worrying about present buying and gift giving, you also have to worry about cooking, cleaning, and wrapping, all while maintaining your regular schedule.  It’s hard to prepare for the amount of preparation for just one holiday, never mind the ones following that are creeping up on you faster than expected.

Fear not, here are 7 simple ways to debunk your Thanksgiving stresses.

  • 1

    Plan Ahead, Duh

    Plan exactly what you are going to cook way ahead of time.  Do your research on what will take the shortest amount of time all while still satisfying everyones Thanksgiving cravings.

  • 2

    I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

    Don’t be afraid to ask for help! There’s no shame in making thanksgiving dinner a little more of a potluck than a one man show.

  • 3

    Get Ahead of the Game

    Whatever food you can make the few days prior to Thanksgiving, DO IT. You never know what you can run into the day of!

  • 4

    Gotta Love DIY Crafts

    Turn your Halloween decorations around and DIY them into Thanksgiving decor.  Saves money and time!! Even continue to do so for the holidays following Thanksgiving. !

  • 5

    Give the Kids a Turn

    You can also let the little ones in your family help with decorations, they’re super cute, it keeps them busy and it will free up some time for you.

  • 6

    It's a Lifestyle, Really

    Take to Pinterest for some inspiration. They have everything. Literally everything.

  • 7

    It Really is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

    Let the Holiday sprit take over.  It’s easier working hard for a successful dinner when you let the feel-good vibes in and push the Scrooge ones away.