How to Have a Wonderful and Frugal Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about food. From the turkey to the pumpkin pie, we eat it up until we can eat no more. The Thanksgiving hostess or host is satisfied when the guests sigh with satisfaction and say, "I can’t eat another bite, as much as I would like to!"

How to make a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner without warping your budget out of control isn’t as hard as it may seem at first. A frugal attitude and a little planning is all it takes.

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How to Plan for and Prepare a Turkey for Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, cooking the traditional turkey dinner gives rise to anxieties and questions. What kind of turkey should I buy? Should I buy a frozen turkey or a fresh one? How do I store my turkey? A few simple steps will not only ease your holiday fears, but will ensure a delicious and a safe meal for you, your family, and your friends. The following information may help you prepare your special Thanksgiving meal and help you countdown to the holiday.

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How To Get Your Car Ready For Winter

When the cold north wind starts stripping the trees of their leaves and the nights start getting longer, we know that winter is quickly approaching. Winter driving conditions can become dangerous quickly. It is important that both you and your car are ready for anything. Before the snow hits and the roads become icy, be sure your car is running at its best and that you are prepared for an emergency. Here are some tips from Patricia Cartwright:

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Easy Thanksgiving Craft Decorations for Kids

Easy crafts for kids to do on Thanksgiving is the mission of parents and teachers this holiday season. Want to know how to make some insanely fun Thanksgiving decorations with kids? There are two fun craft ideas classrooms and kids at home can make with these how-to’s including supplies needed.

Here are some wonderful craft projects by Heather Tooley'

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Budget Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts

Thanksgiving hostesses go to a lot of trouble to make certain that everyone enjoys the holiday. Housecleaning, decorating and meal planning can take days. Every step in a Thanksgiving Day celebration is carefully choreographed by a hostess for the enjoyment of all attendees.

It is not uncommon for guests to want to do something for the hostess in return for all of her trouble. A small hostess gift is always a welcome gesture. The gift need not be elaborate or expensive. It just needs to be something that is carefully chosen and of good quality.

Are you looking for an inexpensive or budget Thanksgiving hostess gift to give this holiday? If so, this list by Gayle Crabtree has some great ideas that you will get started on your search.

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