Thanksgiving Tips

Invited to a Thanksgiving Potluck? Ideas for What to Bring

Invited to a Thanksgiving Potluck? Ideas for What to Bring

Written by on October 17, 2011 in Cooking & Dinner Parties, Thanksgiving Tips with 0 Comments

It’s not just about what you bring when you’re invited to a potluck on Thanksgiving – it’s how you can help! These Thanksgiving tips will help you show your gratitude and make your hostess’ job much easier. The first tip for when you’re invited to a Thanksgiving potluck is to remember how BIG a job it […]

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Thanksgiving Diet Tips – Easy, Delicious Ways to Cut Calories

Thanksgiving Diet Tips – Easy, Delicious Ways to Cut Calories

Written by on October 14, 2011 in Cooking & Dinner Parties, Thanksgiving Tips with 2 Comments

Cutting calories at Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be complicated, boring, or stressful! These Thanksgiving diet tips range from the 80/20 rule (delicious ways to cut calories) to pedometers (easy ways to burn calories). “With men, there’s a preference toward comfort food that’s a little more healthy, like meat, pasta and potatoes,” says food psychologist and […]

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Turkey Costumes and Ideas for Dressing Up for Thanksgiving

Turkey Costumes and Ideas for Dressing Up for Thanksgiving

Written by on November 12, 2010 in Thanksgiving Tips with 0 Comments

Want to dress up for Thanksgiving dinner, a school event, or work? Check out these turkey costumes – they go beyond dressing up as a turkey for Thanksgiving! These ideas include pilgrim, Indian, and football referee turkey hat costumes, and they can make a family or community gathering more fun and meaningful. Before the turkey tips, […]

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Organic Thanksgiving Dinner Tips – Eating Organic at Thanksgiving

Organic Thanksgiving Dinner Tips – Eating Organic at Thanksgiving

Written by on October 24, 2009 in Eco-friendly & Organic Foods, Thanksgiving Tips with 2 Comments

These tips for an organic Thanksgiving dinner range from how to read labels to increasing the use of natural soy. Eating organic at Thanksgiving dinner is easier than you think! These natural turkey dinner recipe tips are from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA). “On Thanksgiving Day when Americans give thanks for the abundance […]

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Thanksgiving Gift Ideas – Beyond Wine, Pie, and Gift Baskets

Thanksgiving Gift Ideas – Beyond Wine, Pie, and Gift Baskets

Written by on September 14, 2009 in Gift Giving Tips, Thanksgiving Tips with 17 Comments

These Thanksgiving gift ideas go beyond the classic gifts of pumpkin pie, mulberry wine, and Thanksgiving gift baskets (though gift baskets are my first choice for Thanksgiving Day!). These tips will help you be creative when you’re giving gifts on Thanksgiving because they include turkey cages and novelty ties. Before the tips, a quip: “On Thanksgiving Day, all over […]

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Going to a Potluck on Turkey Day? Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

Going to a Potluck on Turkey Day? Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

Written by on September 14, 2009 in Cooking & Dinner Parties, Thanksgiving Tips with 2 Comments

These Thanksgiving dinner ideas are perfect if you’re invited to a potluck on turkey day and don’t know what to bring. Also included are tips on choosing the right wines for Thanksgiving dinner. Before the Thanksgiving potluck tips, a quip: “The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any huge meal, is that you spend 12 hours shopping for […]

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What to Do Before Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner

What to Do Before Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner

Written by on November 9, 2008 in Cooking & Dinner Parties, Thanksgiving Tips with 3 Comments

If you’re wondering what to do before cooking Thanksgiving Day dinner, here are six decisions to make. These holiday tips will make your holiday meal easy and delicious, reduce your stress level, and help you get organized for Thanksgiving! Before the tips, a quip: “What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of […]

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How to Roast a Turkey in 7 Easy Steps

How to Roast a Turkey in 7 Easy Steps

These seven easy steps will show you how to roast a turkey — it’s an easy, delicious oven roasted holiday turkey recipe! I’ve added a few additional turkey roasting tips at the end, too (such as how long to thaw a frozen turkey).  Before the tips, a quip about being thankful:  “Thanksgiving Day is a jewel, to set […]

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