Host a Family Holiday Dinner to be Thankful For With Successful, Stress-Free Strategies From Life123.com

November 17, 2009

BOSTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ — The holidays can oftentimes raise many people’s blood pressure. The travel, hectic pace and crammed schedules can drive anyone to several extra helpings of sweet potato pie, or even to wonder aloud why do we eat turkey on Thanksgiving? If however, you are hosting your family, you might need more than second helpings to see you through. Making the festive holiday palatable is easy with tips from Life123.com, a leading source for expert advice on everything from crafts to Thanksgiving meal ideas.

The Thanksgiving dinner menu is one of the most important aspects of a successful holiday celebration. So what is a parent to do when their child brings home a vegetarian friend for the holiday? Life123.com offers many exciting vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes to adjunct the traditional meal.

For those that are tackling the big bird for the first time, Life123.com offers tons of Thanksgiving turkey tips to help keep that turkey moist and delicious. In fact, aids like pop-up turkey timers and the Internet’s guidance take out any guesswork in cooking Thanksgiving turkey. That’s good, because the side dishes can really make or break the holiday dinner. Every family seems to have a few favorite dishes, so inviting the brood to bring covered dishes can help broaden the appeal and expand the diversity of the meal.

Besides the meal Thanksgiving traditions often include family get-togethers for watching the parade, football, cooking or making crafts. There are also many Thanksgiving party games to help get the whole family together and laughing.

With proper planning, parents can load up their children’s T-day afternoon with arts and crafts. Thanksgiving craft ideas that include easy turkey crafts, things to do with pumpkin seeds, or how to make a Thanksgiving cornucopia. So stuffed adults can relax and watch the pros throw around the pigskin while their children entertain themselves in fun and productive activities.

Getting through Thanksgiving with style and panache will impress your family, and won’t leave you feeling like a turkey. Make sure that Life123.com is at your table, and remember to come back for second helpings.

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