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Thanksgiving Menu Planner | Free Printable

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Today I’m sharing a fun free printable Thanksgiving Menu Planner and more. Plus, I’m sharing some of the foods I’ll be preparing this year for our family Thanksgiving dinner.

Free Printable Thanksgiving Menu Planner @ AVirtuousWoman.org

I love menu planning all year round. It helps me feed my family well every week! When I don’t have a plan, eating healthy and not grabbing take out is so much harder.

Whether this is your first year preparing a Thanksgiving dinner or whether you’ve been doing this Thanksgiving dinner thing for many years, you probably already know that not having a plan for a meal as large as Thanksgiving dinner isn’t a good idea.

Thanksgiving Day Planner @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Thanksgiving Day Planner

1 Week Before

  • Plan menu and assign dishes as necessary.
  • Create shopping list.
  • Choose songs for your Thanksgiving playlist.
  • Wash table linens, press, and plan centerpiece.
  • Clean main living areas of the house.
  • Deep clean bathrooms.

3 Days Before

  • Take turkey out of freezer to thaw in fridge. Allow 24 hours for each 5 pounds.
  • Inventory dishes and cookware to be sure you have everything you need.
  • Clean out refrigerator and make space for groceries and leftovers.
  • Go grocery shopping.

1 Day Before

  • Prep side dishes, desserts, and other recipes that can be made ahead.
  • Set table and add centerpiece.
  • Chill drinks and buy ice if necessary.
  • Clean bathrooms and prepare them for guests.
  • Clear clutter from kitchen counters and clean kitchen.
  • Go to bed with a tidy house.

Thanksgiving Day

  • Cook the turkey.
  • Make the stuffing or cornbread dressing and gravy.
  • Reheat dishes you made ahead.
  • Turn on your Thanksgiving playlist, relax, and enjoy your family and meal!

My Thanksgiving Menu

I wanted to share my Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu with you and my free Thanksgiving Menu Planner Printable.

I became a vegetarian way back in November 1998 just before Thanksgiving. Yes, there was a time when I thought I could never give up meat altogether. I’m a southern bred girl. Give up fried chicken? Turkey and ham during the holidays?

Anyway… so I wanted to share my Thanksgiving menu with you.

For snacks and appetizers throughout the week while our family is visiting, I’ll be making:

Free Printable Thanksgiving Menu Planner

Thanksgiving Menu Planner @ AVirtuousWoman.org

How to Download

  1. Just fill out the form below and you’ll receive this beautiful Thanksgiving Menu Planner right in your inbox!
  2. If you are already a subscriber, it won’t affect your subscription. You’ll just receive your menu planner!
  3. You’ll also receive my printable Thanksgiving Day Planner and coordinating Thanksgiving Place Cards for your dinner table.
  4. Plus, you’ll receive access to my Free Resource Library for subscribers only!

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