Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist

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Printable Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist

Hosting Thanksgiving this year? Use my Thanksgiving dinner checklist to stay on top of all the preparations, so you don’t overlook any important details, or find yourself running around at the last minute.

It covers everything from grocery shopping and meal prep, to what you need to do to get your house ready for guests. All tasks are divided up over the course of a month, so you’ll have less to do on Thanksgiving day. Just tackle the tasks on each week’s list, and go into the holiday knowing that you’re prepared.

If you always seem to spend your entire Thanksgiving in the kitchen, this checklist can help with that, too. It suggests things that you can make ahead, so you’ll have more time to spend with your family. Learn which dishes you can make a day ahead, and which you can make and freeze several weeks out.

To ensure your holiday goes as smoothly as possible, this Thanksgiving printable also includes a list of items that are good to have on hand – stuff like ice, drink coasters and antacid. Stuff that you may not think of, until someone asks for it.

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Print Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist

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  1. Thank you so much for making the checklists!!!! It’s the day before Thanksgiving and our house is not in order. Your list makes it so clear. =D

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