From cooking to cleaning to taking advantage of Black Friday deals, we break down how to nail Thanksgiving this year.
For many, the holiday season is the best time of the year. The period from Thanksgiving to the New Year is full of exciting moments with family and friends -- but it's also a time of stress. From expensive grocery bills to holiday shopping to hosting family and friends, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and let tasks on your to-do list slip.
To help with the chaos of Thanksgiving, we've put together this cheat sheet to help you prepare for your meals and guests like a pro.
It's no secret that inflation has caused prices to rise, and groceries are no exception. Grocery prices have jumped by about 12% over the past year, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
With this in mind, we can help you keep from blowing your budget. Plus, we'll offer some tasty recommendations any guest will enjoy.
Plus, we have some great cooking tips even a novice can ace.
Being a host isn't easy. A ton of work goes into cleaning and prepping for guests. While cleaning your house could take a full day -- or even longer -- we have some trusty tips that can make the cleaning process much more efficient.
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Holidays only come around once a year, so it's understandable to want to splurge on the delicious food and drinks that are sure to be served up. But Thanksgiving can also be an anxiety-inducing time for those on a weight-loss journey or those who tend to feel guilty after indulging in dessert, alcohol or other treats.
The important thing is that you don't need to deprive or restrict yourself. Instead, you can practice some of these wellness tips to enjoy your Thanksgiving weekend guilt-free.
In the fray of prepping for the holiday season, it can be easy to let things slip, but gift-buying is one thing you won't regret planning for ahead of time. Whether you're buying for a parent, sibling, significant other or friend, our CNET experts have a roundup of the best deals and gifts available.
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Take advantage of these great deals, too:
To never miss a deal, checkout CNET's complete roundup of top Black Friday deals. And for all the best gift recommendations, explore our ultimate gift guide.