Thanksgiving is less than one week away, and if you are like the majority of the country you still haven’t gone shopping for the holiday! Don’t worry. We have you covered with all of the common questions and some handy tips, as well as a shopping list all conveniently located in one place.
AM I READY?
If you haven’t done so already today is a good day to take a quick inventory of your pantry and see what you already have. You might also want to clean out the fridge before you go shopping because we are all well too acquainted with trying to figure out what to do with all of the leftovers. This is a great way to get the kids and Husbands to pitch in with the prep. Keep a pen and paper handy so you can start writing your shopping needs down as you go!
The number of people you are having over will determine the amount of food you need to purchase. We have found a great infographic from Good Housekeeping to help you determine this.
Common Questions like “How long does it take to defrost and to cook a Turkey?” are answered with this great HEB guide!
Side Dish Recipes
Green Bean Casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole
Cocktails, Thanksgiving Style
Are you looking for a new Cocktail for this Thanksgiving? These cocktail recipes don’t require you to have a fully stocked bar.
Apple Cider Sangria
Here is this Printable Thanksgiving Shopping List that we found that is super handy since the work has mostly been done for you. You may want to print this out ahead of time, that way as you are taking an inventory you can mark down how many of each item you will need. Don’t forget to add any items that may be in the cocktail recipes!
Bringing Meaning To Your Thanksgiving
Now that we have all of the basic details covered, Let’s talk about the real meaning of the Holiday and how to start new family traditions of thankfulness and prayer. Maybe saying a blessing before a meal is second nature to you, and maybe it’s not. Not to worry, here are some simple ways to incorporate hearts of thankfulness and prayer into your holiday.
Creating a “Thankfulness” jar is an easy way to have everyone participate but maybe not put anyone on the spot. Particularly shy children or guests. After dinner the Host and or Hostess could take turns reading aloud the things the guest wrote. The Shabby Creek Cottage created a lovely
Prayer & Giving Thanks
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Lastly, We would like to take time to say “Happy Thanksgiving” to all our customers. May your day with friends and family be richly blessed, full of joyful and grateful hearts!