Thanksgiving Day falls in November on the fourth Thursday. It is the day celebrated to express thanks and gratitude to the people who have their share in making your life better and beautiful. Say thanks to the God who has given you such a wonderful life to live. Say thanks to Him for all the blessings that He has bestowed or showered upon us. Organizing a thanksgiving party is not that difficult. Plan your own menu as per your taste and choice. If you are host of the thanksgiving party, the most important thing that you must take care of apart from the thanksgiving menu and room decoration, is to make your guests feel comfortable and at ease. Welcome your guests with a pleasing smile, talk to them and make them comfortable. Since, you are inviting your friends and closed ones for a thanksgiving party, be sure to let them know that you are happy that they are there in your life and they make the party more interesting.
Organizing Your Party
- Arranging your table for the Thanksgiving party:
If you are organizing a thanksgiving party at your place, then there are various things you must take care of, especially about the house decoration and the thanksgiving menu. The way you arrange your table for the thanksgiving dinner or lunch speaks volumes about you. If the table is properly arranged, it shows that you are person who does not like untidiness and who takes care of every minute detail. While arranging your table properly, one must take care that you don't over-decorate it. Keep enough space to place the dishes. Go light on table decoration and keep a small vase with few stems in it. Make sure the table cloth is clean and well fitting on the table. Keep the color of the table soft and not dark or gaudy. Keep the table essentials well folded and well in place. Don't worry too much about arranging your table for the thanksgiving feast; it is just a matter of practice.
- Thanksgiving menu:
Throwing a thanksgiving party is not an easy job. One has to take care of the minutest of the minute details. The tastier is the thanksgiving menu, the more points you score. So, basically your thanksgiving party mostly counts on your thanksgiving menu. The typical thanksgiving menu comprises of a turkey, breads, sweet corn, butter, smashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and desserts such as pies and pastries. Pumpkin pie is considered to be the traditional dessert of the thanksgiving menu.
Speaking of the main course, you have to make your turkey perfectly roasted and equally juicy. You will win many accolades from your friends for making the perfect turkey. There are various ways to make turkey. Stick to the one which you find easier and captivating. Add a dash of your own personal style. Add your favorite spices and herbs to the turkey to make it more tasty and appetizing. While concentrating on making your turkey perfect, do not ignore other side dishes. Suppose you are preparing sweet corn preparation, you can Google on the internet to find the innovative ways of preparing sweet corn dishes. This way you will learn a new recipe and also your friends will get to taste something new. Make fine quality bread or you can purchase it from your nearest supermarket. This way you will be able to save your time and devote more attention to other recipes. The desserts form the most important part of any feast.
There is no fun without desserts. You can prepare traditional pie and all other sorts of pie. Include pastries in the thanksgiving menu. There is a rainbow of pastries to choose from. You can make chocolate truffle pastry or simple strawberry pastry. You can also make a cheesecake to add to the delicious menu. Cranberry sauce is quite easy to make and you need not worry about making it. Again if you want to add your own personal touch to the thanksgiving menu, you can prepare your own favorite recipe that your expert at. It's the thanksgiving menu that everyone will be attracted to.
- Setting up the theme:
While celebrating the thanksgiving occasion, one must not forget the basic reason for why is it celebrated. Gather all the people and hold mass thanksgiving celebration. Everyone together thank God for all the best times He has given and for all the blessings. Say thanks to the people have helped you in every possible way. Singing a prayer together will add zest to the thanksgiving party. Play games or watch football together; basically do any activity together. It will help in strengthening the bond between you guys. Just relax and enjoy your thanksgiving party. You're the host and it is your party. So enjoy it to the fullest and make the party memorable.
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Happy Thanksgiving Day!