Just about everyone is pretty pumped to plan their Thanksgiving celebrations. The preparations, cooking, table settings, decorating your home, matching outfits, and more. In advance of the upcoming holiday, we want to provide some valuable advice and inspiration so that you can whip up a great time – whether you go big or keep it on the light side. We’ve got your back!
Just Google search “best Thanksgiving food sites 2023,” and you’ll receive a myriad of ideas from the traditional to the trendy, homecooked or ordering meal kits online, restaurants that are open, or food trucks for a more casual affair. And, if turkey isn’t your jam, try alternatives like steak or prime rib, brisket, lamb, or a pot roast. Maybe this year, it’s a charcuterie Thanksgiving. Or breakfast/brunch becomes a new tradition for you and your friends and family. Whatever you decide, you’ll find plenty of ideas on the Internet.
Finally, if you have a cooking question on Thanksgiving Day, here is a list of several hotlines to help you with your needs.
Not all of us have a Martha Stewart gene in our family tree. Here are some easy DIY decorations that won’t require a glue gun and YouTube videos.
- Apple Votives
- An edible centerpiece with fruits and cheeses, or fancy candies and nuts
- Basket and mum plant and other ideas at Design Improvised
- “Gourd”eous candle holders at Revel Blog
- Mason jar centerpieces
Don’t forget about your table settings. Find more dreamy inspiration at this website.
What We’re Thankful For
“I am very thankful for my family, friends, and co-workers who have always been supportive, nurturing, and loving to me. They are always there for me when I need them.” – Eileen Renk, Casey Accounting & Finance Resources Director of Recruiting and Sales
“I’m thankful for the traveling I got to do this year! Aside from Midwest travel, I got to visit Colorado, Maine, Italy, and Mexico for Christmas.” – Julie Jurek, Arlington Resources Sourcing Specialist
“This season, I am thankful for joining a caring and thriving team. I’m grateful for the opportunity to be challenged every day by learning a new industry, interviewing top HR professionals, and serving our clients with top quality.” – Courtney Thome, Arlington Resources Talent Acquisition Consultant
“I am most Thankful for my Good Health & Family. I am blessed to have my 92 year old grandfather on this earth still. Especially around the holidays is when I cherish making memories with him the most.” – Nina Salgado, HR Administrative Assistant
“So much to think about here, I am thankful for incredible friendships that I have built over many years now that I don’t have family anymore. The opportunity to be in a career for the past 26 years that allows me to change peoples’ lives every day and make an impact in our working world is very rewarding. I am also thankful for the opportunities I have been presented in life that have helped me to grow and become a better person” – Denise Young, Arlington Resources Director of Recruiting and Sales
“I am thankful for my loving family, who are always there for me when I need them, and for having a hobby that brings me joy. Reading is a great escape from everyday life!” Elizabeth Lanaghan, Arlington Resources Senior Recruiter & Sales Consultant
“Family is the most important to me always and for what I am most thankful. God has blessed me with an amazing husband and two daughters that have forever changed my life. I love my job and what I do on a daily basis, and I put my heart into it for my family.” – Cheryl Reinwald, Arlington Resources Director of Recruiting and Sales
Sending you a Harvest of Blessings
We hope Thanksgiving brings you reasons to be grateful, as we are so grateful for you. May your hearts be as warm as your kitchens, and we wish you good health and good times.
And remember, if you have a last-minute staffing need, we are here to fill your open positions so you can focus on filling your hearts and tummies.