Present your guests with a beautifully packaged bottle of cider. Wrap bands of linen around a hermetically-closed bottle. Hot-glue the overlapping edges of the fabric together. Tie the bottle with leather cord and embellish with a shock of wheat.

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Easy Thanksgiving Tabletop Crafts

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Make personalized place settings for your Thanksgiving guests with simple scrapbooking supplies. Cut circles from cardstock using decorative scissors. Then apply rub-on letters to the paper circles and place under clear glass salad plates.

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Easy Thanksgiving Tabletop Crafts

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Welcome fall to the Thanksgiving table with pretty menus and place cards trimmed in rich, brown patterned paper and lush velvet ribbon.

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Easy Thanksgiving Tabletop Crafts

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Give your Thanksgiving table polished style with napkin rings made from copper tape. We share three how-tos in the instructions and patterns, below.

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Easy Thanksgiving Tabletop Crafts

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Remember playing this as a kid? We've remade it in Thanksgiving style where, instead of a fortune, you land on a holiday question or suggestion.

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Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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Dress any mantel or doorway with this quick and easy Thanksgiving craft. Just cut leaves from our free template (available below), then glue to ribbon or string along with store-bought glitter letters.

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Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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Combine yellow cake mix, canned pumpkin, and evaporated milk for this rich fall dessert. Top with a spoonful of whipped topping and a dash of cinnamon for a pretty presentation

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Nutty Pumpkin-Pie Pudding

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Create a Thanksgiving feast that everyone can enjoy with these gluten-free recipes shared by @glutenfreegigi!

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Thanksgiving Favorites Made Gluten-Free!

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Thanksgiving dinner is surprisingly simple to make. Most of the feast can be done ahead -- you can relax and enjoy the feast, too.

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Take Control of Thanksgiving, and Enjoy

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Fans of sweet stuffing will fawn over this fruit-filled recipe. A bounty of dried apricots, figs, cherries, and plums tastes so rich alongside chunks of challah bread and crispy chopped walnuts.

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Challah Stuffing with Fennel and Dried Fruit

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For a gift that really does keep on giving, send your guests home with a notebook of recipes from the Thanksgiving meal.

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Thanksgiving DIY Crafts

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Put a new twist on the classics this Thanksgiving with our most-loved side dishes. From savory stuffings, perfect potatoes, and seasonal salads, these recipes will make this a holiday to remember!

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Give thanks all season long with a holiday-theme platter.

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Holiday Decor that Lasts from Thanksgiving to Christmas

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Use your creations to make a centerpiece or as placeholders for each guest.

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Kids' Thanksgiving Centerpiece

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Chalkboard pumpkins are popular front-porch accessories, and we particularly love the updated take with this pretty planter. Here's the secret: This isn't a pumpkin at all!

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Pretty Front Entry Decorating Ideas for Fall

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Kids will enjoy making these colorful paper leaves for Thanksgiving or harvest decorating. Scatter leaves on a table or wrap the stems around heavy cording to make a pretty garland.

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Fan-Folded Leaves for Kids to Craft for Thanksgiving

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Holiday Kale salad with walnuts, cranberries and wild rice. Gluten free and vegetarian. Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

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Holiday Kale Salad with Cranberries, Walnuts, and Wild Rice

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Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes - Take basic smokies up a notch with a slice of bacon and a light coating of brown sugar. This appetizer recipe is so easy, you can make it the day before your Thanksgiving dinner. Plus get 30 more make ahead appetizers!

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers

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Make Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers - these stuffed olives can be made up to a week in advance and kept in the refrigerator.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers

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Make Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers - including these goat cheese stuffed mushrooms.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers

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Not only is this romaine salad perfect for your holiday crowd, but it's so easy to make. Simply slice hearts of romaine lengthwise, drizzle on a basic herb vinaigrette, and top with feta for a gorgeous and hearty Thanksgiving side dish.

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Hearts of Romaine with Creamy Feta Dressing

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Prep this partyworthy Broccoli-Grape Salad in less than 15 minutes. It's made with juicy red grapes and oil-tossed broccoli, then is coated in a sweet homemade dressing. Save the best for last by topping it with crisp, savory bacon.

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Broccoli & Grape Salad

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To make these mouthwatering Skillet Vegetables on Cheese Toasts into an appetizer, swap the bread slices for thin cuts of baguette. Pile high with seasonal veggies, and add silky texture to the toothsome toasts with creamy goat cheese.

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Skillet Vegetables on Cheese Toast

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While waiting on guests' responses, visualize what your party will look like -- whether it's making pumpkin centerpieces or dusting off those special-occasion-only plates. Consider color scheme, too. Fresh and festive is best.

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Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet

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You can carve a holiday-worthy turkey with these five easy steps.

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How to Carve a Turkey

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