Are you hosting Thanksgiving for the first time this year? Thanksgiving can be a holiday for everyone except for the host. Hosting this festive meal can be a moment of some anxiety and nerves. We created a list of party essentials tips that can help you throw a fabulous Thanksgiving gathering.
1. Make a list in advance of everything that needs to happen.
Relax and take a deep breath, plan and prepare a timeline and a master list of things that needs to happen. No need to worry about things not finishing at the same time.
2. Set the decorations the day before.
Don’t trouble yourself with the decorations on the day of Thanksgiving especially the table, set it the night before. To avoid the hassle with the centerpieces, you can go in your backyard for branches of holly, crab apple or berries.
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3. Have a champagne or wine ready to go.
Make sure you have a bottle of champagne or wine ready to serve. When the guest come in, you can hand them a glass and start socializing. The Maroxx Champagne/Wine Cooler & Stand is the perfect partner for this event, not only it has a double wall insulation that means no dripping condensation and keeps ice frozen longer. It can also hold two bottle of wine or one bottle of champagne. Get yours now, enjoy the holiday discount.
4. Make things ahead.
When planning your menu, find for dishes that you can make ahead. Casseroles, pies and cranberry sauce can be made days in advance, things that can be reheated the day of Thanksgiving.
5.Spread out prep tasks on your non-food things.
Spreading out work makes seem a little less overwhelming. Check your napkins, serving plates and utensils to make sure you have enough. Clean the house and do the grocery shopping to avoid the rush.
6. Have fun, relax and enjoy the holiday.
Remember what the day is all about: being thankful. Take a moment to be grateful and enjoy the meal with those you love.