Without fail, Thanksgiving sneaks up on us all every year. So what is a busy, time-strapped person to do? Let these smart and savvy entertaining ideas (spotted on some of our favorite websites) save the day.
1. Top-Notch Turkey-Carving Knives (above)
There's enough to worry about when cooking a turkey—and carving your prized bird shouldn't be one of them. These seven outstanding turkey-carving knives will practically do the job for you, ensuring absolute accuracy and ease. Spotted on: bonappetit.com
2. Feast Your Eyes
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Arguably the most memorable meal of the year, Thanksgiving also calls for a beautifully set table. Impress guests with these gorgeous (and easy!) tabletop decorating ideas sure to share the turkey’s spotlight. Spotted on: blog.cookingchanneltv.com
3. Disaster-Saving Tools
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Forget dealing with greasy gravy or scrambling to find a larger casserole dish—these timesaving Turkey Day prep tools will make the big day a lot more enjoyable. Spotted on: thekitchn.com
4. A Customizable Table Runner
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Here's a great find for creative hosts and hostesses—a chalkboard table runner! Add elegance with calligraphy or make it casual with whimsical handwriting. This clever runner is not only versatile, but also erasable and reusable for the next holiday or wine and cheese party. Spotted on: apartmenttherapy.com
5. To Gift Or To Keep?
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From a shimmery gold salad set to an elegantly festive leaf and twig server, these impressive serving utensils will dress up any dish on the table. Not hosting this holiday? Purchase for a housewarming gift instead. Spotted on: realsimple.com