Useful Tips for Preparing For Thanksgiving & Table Settings Setup

Published on October 17, 2016 by Allen Tankersley

Thanksgiving is a time for being thankful and surrounding yourself with loved ones. It’s also a great time to decorate your home. We have ways to brighten your home up for Thanksgiving. Also some useful tips to be prepared for the big day!

Tips for preparing for Thanksgiving

1. Make a timeline 

“We’ve all been there: rushing around in the last hour before dinner trying to get everything done on time, keep food warm, and greet guests as they arrive! It can feel overwhelming. A little planning and preparation can make your Thanksgiving Day smooth sailing. There are several classic Thanksgiving food items you can make days or even a week in advance.”

2. Setting the table

How do you set the proper table?

Whether your style is traditional or modern, and your guests young or old, a table setting is a must when it comes to Thanksgiving. Just like the scenery in a well-staged play, the components of a well-set table create a mood. Carefully consider details, and when everything is in its proper place, everyone is drawn in.

3. How much turkey do you really need?

We always have the question when preparing for Thanksgiving: How many pounds should I get?

Thanksgiving Table settings:

This setting has more of a traditional feel.


This table setting would work great for a country feel.

This modern table setting would be great for a friendsgiving!

What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving table settings?