Thanksgiving 2019: The ultimate guide to surviving the holiday feast

We have tips to help you shop, cook, host and stay healthy this Thanksgiving holiday while mayhem looms.

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These Thanksgiving tips will help you be less stressed.


Thanksgiving is tomorrow and you've got a lot to do. Whether you're staying close to home or traveling far, celebrating with a small group or going big, we have the tips and tricks to help you keep your cool, stay organized, plan last-minute recipes and keep from flipping your lid when the pressures and stresses mount.

We also have tons of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping advice, from finding the best deals to avoid being scammed and duped. It's the season of giving, but also a season of scams.

Don't miss our overlooked kitchen tools that can help make hosting a little (or a lot) easier, and alternative recipes to shake up your usual menu, suggestions for sticking to your diet and tips on de-stressing when tensions get high

Take a look at our advice below and keep checking back for even more updates. Happy holidays!

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Originally published earlier this month.