This story is part of, featuring tips on the best ways to manage the holiday season.
and you've got a lot to do. Whether you're , 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, 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 .
Take a look at our advice below and keep checking back for even more updates. Happy holidays!
Kitchen survival tips and clever cooking hacks
- Amazon Echo can help you survive Thanksgiving day
- All the ways Google Home can bring peace to Thanksgiving
- Use a meal kit service to simplify the big family dinner
- Thanksgiving mistakes you definitely don't want to make
- Reign in the chaos of Thanksgiving cooking with these tips
- Thanksgiving cooking hacks so you can focus on the wine
- Common cooking mistakes to avoid this Thanksgiving
- Here's how professional chefs throw the ultimate Thanksgiving
- Don't ruin your
- The to get you through the holiday
Shopping and gifting tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
- Best gifts to bring to the Thanksgiving host
- Master Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping to save even more money
- Where to buy inexpensive gifts this holiday season
- How to make a budget for holiday shopping and stick to it
- Black Friday no-nos:
- Read this
- Is it rude to buy someone a fitness tracker as a gift? We break it down
- 9 great ways to destress after a long day of holiday shopping
How to stay healthy during Thanksgiving gluttony
- Tips on how to stick to your diet
- 10 vegan-friendly meals everyone will love (even carnivores)
- Tricks to avoid the Thanksgiving food coma once and for all
- A keto diet Thanksgiving meal? Yep, here's how to do it
New Thanksgiving recipes to try
- How to smoke a turkey like a pro
- Tips and tricks for deep frying a turkey
- This is hands down the best pumpkin bread you can make
- Thanksgiving dishes you can cook in your crockpot
Originally published earlier this month.