Guess who's hosting Thanksgiving for the first time this year? Yes, indeed. As if my cooking life weren't complicated enough with our plunge into the gluten-free/dairy-free diet, I'm taking on Turkey Day as well.
Actually, I'm quite excited about it. While I'm not a big entertainer, I am a lover of ritual, so it's fun to be able to try my hand at a traditional Thanksgiving meal, especially as my whole family will be in town to help.
I've been inspired by all of the brilliant contributions folks have been making to the Slideshare Parent Toolbox, so I've decided to share the novice spreadsheets I've created to keep track of Thanksgiving supplies and ingredients. I've written about my lists in detail over at the Parent Toolbox, but here's a sneak peek:
Clearly I'm no Excel genius, but my spreadsheets do the job, and I'm actually feeling rather confident about my Thanksgiving planning. Wish me luck!
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