Prepare Your Place & Your Tech: Make sure your home is ready for your guests and all their tech needs. Clean up, set up WiFi and guest accounts, and make sure there are plenty of plugs for extra phones to be charged.
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Tech Etiquette For Your Guests It's your house, your rules, no matter what they say. Make sure your guests stay in check and please do enforce the "no phones at the dinner table" rule!
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Get The Tunes Ready A party isn't a party without music (well, and alcohol, but we'll get to that later). Make sure there are some tunes on to help ease the awkwardness when you're struggling to make conversation with your SO's father.
NFL Thanksgiving Tradition This year there are no less than three games playing throughout the day, so no matter what time dinner is you'll still get your football fix. Make sure your TV's ready for Green Bay vs. Detroit, Miami vs. Dallas, and San Francisco vs. Baltimore.
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Keep The Drinks Coming Keep the drinks coming and the conversation will flow. Or tempers, but let's all pretend our in-laws are happy drunks!
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Let's Eat! Prepare for the main event! You wouldn't want that big turkey to come out of the oven burnt to a crisp would you? There's always a Chinese restaurant open around the corner if so. Either that or you're eating stuffing. Stuffing and beer. Mmm...