These Thanksgiving Hacks just made your holiday a lot easier!
Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that I really look forward to. Spending time with family and friends, relaxing after a delicious meal chatting and watching football. The food is always so good, but let’s face it… it is a ton of work! Today I want to share some of the best tips, tricks and Thanksgiving hacks out there that will take the burden off your shoulders and ease the pain of the difficulties of preparation. You are going to love these ideas!
Let’s see those Thanksgiving Hacks…
This is so smart. Chop up your veggies a few days ahead of time and meal prep will be a breeze the day of. Martha Stewart shares this and a load of other great Thanksgiving tips in her post!
If you have a packed table, consider setting up buffet where the guests can serve themselves. This was found on She Knows and it is quite pretty, too!
Bakepedia is genius. They shared a few tricks for beautiful pie crusts and they are so smart! From a string of pearls to dollar store tongs, you will be all set and look like you are a pie master!
Need to wash a heaping load of potatoes? This tip from Heavenly Homemakers shows us that you can throw them in the dishwasher and wash them, just leave out the soap!
If you don’t dream of eating leftovers for weeks, send your guests home with a feast for later in adorable bags with these free printables from Pizzazzerie.
This is the ultimate cheat sheet by Simple Most. You can calculate how much food you will need according to how many guests you will be having. What a lifesaver!
You can’t always depend on the drippings from your turkey to be perfect for drippings. This recipe from The Kitchn shows you how to make it ahead of time and you’ll have one less thing to worry about!
Print out your recipes ahead of time and secure them to your cabinets with painters tape. The Krazy Coupon Lady does this and she has everything on hand and frees up valuable counter space.
This is the most asked question in homes everywhere on Thanksgiving. Is the turkey done? Buzzfeed is here to help!
According to Stonegable, this is the best Thanksgiving tip you will ever get. Let your friends help you clean up with a few note cards and dish pans.
Splendid Table shares their secret to peace on Thanksgiving Day. The slow cook their turkey while they sleep. So smart!
Cooking Channel TV shared this easy tip for avoiding burnt pie crust… circle it with aluminum foil. So simple!
Thanksgiving Table Cloth
I love this idea. Buy a white tablecloth and tons of colored sharpies. Have your guests sign and date it. Such a great memorabilia!
Be sure to check out these other fabulous Thanksgiving ideas…