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WEEKEND PLANNER: Prep-Ahead Ideas for Thanksgiving

I’m one of those that DOES sweat the small stuff when it comes to Holiday meals, the family treats and what CAN be done the WEEKEND leading up to Turkey Day that will help ease the kitchen stress day of.  Well, I found some incredibly helpful tips from planning to guest lists, meals and leftovers.  And there is SO much you can knock out today, that will make Thanksgiving MORE enjoyable (and memorable) with your family and friends.  First-THING-First…start to defrost that bird!

Check out all the other helpful tips…


  • Food Network Thanksgiving Countdown Planner (HERE) : Super easy plan ahead tips and recipes
  • Real Simple Make Ahead Recipes (HERE):  From snacks, nuts, cookies, soups and more to make DAYS ahead!


About Shellie Hart

Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 3X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital who once participated weekly in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”