The Big Last Minute Thanksgiving Help Guide: Recipes, printables, hotlines and more recipes. We’re here for you!

You need last minute Thanksgiving help? We’ve got it for you. We’ve put out so many amazing features from the best Thanksgiving recipes of all kinds to fun printables to keep the kids busy, that we wanted to put them all in one place for you. Happy prepping, cooking, serving, and then? Sleeping. You can do it!

Last minute Thanksgiving help: 5 easy Thanksgiving turkey recipes

How to cook a turkey: 5 easy Thanksgiving turkey recipes

If you’re still deciding how to make it, these should help.

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: How to cook your first Thanksgiving turkey

How to cook your first Thanksgiving turkey

Right down to carving tips. So helpful!

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: 4 food hotlines to keep on speed dial

Thanksgiving 911: 4 cooking helplines to save your Thanksgiving

Put them on speed dial; they’re not just for turkey.
Last minute Thanksgiving help: Make-ahead Thanksgiving recipe ideas

13 Make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes to make cooking easier

Ready to put that slow cooker to work?

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: 8 seriously amazing mashed potato recipes

8 seriously amazing mashed potato recipes for Thanksgiving

Stuffing or mashed potatoes? We vote both.

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: 7 cranberry sauce recipes for every taste

7 cranberry sauce recipes for every taste

From sweet to savory to spicy, we’ve got you covered.

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: Best ever Thanksgiving stuffing recipes

Best ever Thanksgiving stuffing recipes

We can’t pick just one, and often don’t.
Last minute Thanksgiving help: 6 cute Thanksgiving treats for kids

6 cute Thanksgiving treats for kids

On the chance that some of yours won’t eat that turkey you slaved over. Like ours. Sigh.

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: 8 tips for how to make homemade pie perfectly.

How to make homemade pie perfectly: 8 easy tips

And  some of our favorite classic recipes too.

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: The best Thanksgiving mail order pies

The best Thanksgiving mail order pies

It’s not too late to have someone do it for you. We won’t tell.

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: 7 recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers

7 Easy recipe ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers

Bookmark and save for Friday morning. You’ll need it.

 

8 delicious holiday cocktails from Thanksgiving through New Year's 

8 delicious holiday cocktails

Fine ideas from mulled wine to an apple cider margarita.
Last minute Thanksgiving help: Easy recipes you can whip up fast

Last minute Thanksgiving recipes

They’re all fast, easy, and we’ve even got a tip for a dessert you can literally throw together.

 

Last minute Thanksgiving help: Tons of resources and cooking help lines

The huge list of Thanksgiving resources

From turkey buying guides to hotlines to serving and carving tips.
The best apps to help with Thanksgiving cooking

 

5 smart apps to help with Thanksgiving cooking

Hooray for tech!

Thanksgiving printable set for a fun family table

12 cool Thanksgiving printables

An almost entirely free list of coloring pages, placemats, place cards and more.

 

Make your own family trivia game for Thanksgiving. 

How to make your own family trivia game for Thanksgiving

Fun little DIY project to get the conversation going.

 

3 great Thanksgiving videos online for kids

The best Thanksgiving videos for kids

These are our very favorites — so engaging, they hardly seem educational.

 

DIY Thanksgiving Placemats for kids: Part craft, part keep them busy while you cook

DIY Thanksgiving placemat craft for kids

Part printable, part craft project, part distract the kids while you get the stuffing ready.

 

Thanksgiving BINGO printable. Awesome

Thanksgiving BINGO printable

Oh, this will make things so much more fun.

 

Last-minute Thanksgiving help: Free Thanksgiving printables for leftovers 

Free printable Thanksgiving leftover kits and take-home gift tags

We have a sneaky feeling you might need them.

Most of all, have a Happy Thanksgiving Cool Moms!

Liz

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