Looking for last-minute Thanksgiving ideas? Here are 5 super simple ideas to make your Thanksgiving dinner so much easier.
I hope you are enjoying family and friends and the Macy’s Day Parade and up to your elbows in stuffing and mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie.
(total aside: are you on team dressing or team stuffing?)
And in the middle of all the busy, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you.
Do you have any idea how thankful I am for you?
Yes, you. The one with the green bean casserole cooking in the oven.
All the things—this blog, the books, the projects, the laughter, the giggles, the joy, the never-ending stories that I am LUCKY enough to be able to share on this blog—would not be possible without you.
I treasure it all.
All the joy that is you.
And I wanted to say thank you with these five SUPER SIMPLE Thanksgiving ideas you can use right now.
You got this friend.
1. These pumpkin rolls.
Aren’t they the cutest?
This is the most pinned project from my blog. Why? Because you make these with frozen rolls and they are ready in a hot minute and you will look like a Thanksgiving rock star.
2. These simple Thanksgiving family games
Here’s a post I wrote a few Thanksgiving sleeps ago with fun games for Thanksgiving.
You don’t need really any prep to play them.
They are perfect for the time between turkey and dessert.
See the games here.
3. Simple Thanksgiving table ideas
These are no stress.
I used the simplest of things to create these five Thanksgiving place settings.
You can see them all here.
And to set the atmosphere, here are 46 Thanksgiving songs for the perfect Thanksgiving day playlist.
4. This thankful tree made from leaves in the yard
Need a fun last-minute idea to make your Thanksgiving a little more special?
Collect leaves from the yard and ask the littles to help create a thankful tree.
(quick note: make sure to wash and dry the leaves and check for bugs.)
You can see our family tradition here.
5. the best pie crust on the planet
I don’t know much about baking.
But one thing I can make like no one’s business is pie crust.
It’s my one claim to baking fame.
And the best part?
This pie crust recipe is only three ingredients.
You can see it here.
May your Thanksgiving be full of joy.
May your Thanksgiving be full of all of the promises of the holiday season to come.
May your Thanksgiving be amazing and incredible and wonderful and authentic and real…
…just like you.