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8 Ways to Plan Ahead for Turkey Day

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Get your camera (or camera phone) ready. Thanksgiving memories can be so special, you've got to immortalize them in photos. Make a note on your to-do list to charge your camera phone the night before. Then, make sure to designate someone the official photographer - this is a great job to give to a teen.

Set the table. The night before Thanksgiving is likely to be the last few hours of calm before the holiday storm. It's a perfect time to make sure all the place settings - with place cards - are set as they should be. Double-check that food and drinks are all in their right places, and that your oven and stove are ready to go. You're all set to host your best Thanksgiving ever. Now get some sleep!

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