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Holiday hosting deals are the best way to make memories and have the happiest of holidays! 

Thanksgiving Morning 

When I was a little girl, I remember when I woke up on Thanksgiving morning I already smelled the turkey in the oven and that aroma got me right out of bed. I walk into the kitchen and see my mom in her apron stirring something on the stove and slicing something on the cutting board while washing the pots and pans she had already used so that she could use them again. My recollection of my mom at that time is that she had several arms and was able to do it all at once!  

My job was to set the table, and I did it with such pride. I got out the good plates and silverware and folded everyone’s napkin in a triangle, that’s how you know it is a special occasion, and everyone gets a wine glass. Even little me!   

All the People 

When I was growing up, there was not a holiday that our house wasn’t filled with family. Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve were the big meals for my family. There were five in my immediate family, but we also had my uncle and aunt, my grandmother, and my grandfather. Our dining room table got so long it extended into the living room. Those were big meals … but they weren’t the biggest crowd.  

Easters were spent with family friends who would travel several hours to spend the day with us. There were nine of them while their grandmother was alive, and they joined our five, my aunt and uncle, and two grandparents. The adults sat around the extended dining room table and the littlest of the kids sat in the kitchen. Pure chaos. Pure love. Those are my favorite memories of my childhood: good food, good company, and lots of love.  

Creating Our Tradition 

When my husband and I celebrated our first Thanksgiving with our baby daughter Tori, it was the first holiday we didn’t travel to see family. Having never actually made a turkey before, I thought it best for us to go out for a turkey dinner. We will never do that again! Dinner was fine, but we came home to an empty house that didn’t even smell like Thanksgiving. Where was the crowd? The noise? Where were the leftovers for a second dinner? Where was the love?  

I learned a lesson that year. I will not allow my children to spend quiet holidays. We will fill our home with love food and laughter. These holiday hosting deals will help. Don’t forget these deals are for Prime Members only. If you aren’t a Prime Member, now is the best time to become one. You can take advantage of all of the deals, plus access to hundreds of TV shows and movies, two-day Prime shipping, and so much more. Start your Prime Membership now with a FREE 30-day trial here.

  • Philips Premium Airfryer XXL (54% OFF)

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  • Philips 3200 Series Fully Automatic Espresso Machine (30%)

    Single serve coffee is convenient, but you cannot get this kind of quality from a pod. This easy-to-use machine allows you to build your perfect cup and top it off with some frothy foam. HERE are some recipes to get you started! 

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    One of the reasons I love to entertain is that it is a great way to keep my house tidy. I’m a terrible housekeeper, but this robot vacuum takes one thing off my list. Allow it to do the same for you!

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    I love to cook, and I know the importance of cooking on vessels that heat appropriately, are the right size, and are easy to clean. You’ll find all of that with this nonstick granite cookware set. And at more than half off? This is every kitchen’s dream!

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    Gone are the days of your mother’s Tupperware salt and pepper shakers. These grinders look great and are convenient! Make cooking fun for you or a loved one. They make a great gift!!!

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    The Crock-Pot will never go out of style. I use mine for game-day chili or sausage, peppers, and onions, and it is perfect for my cheesy potato casserole. Whether eating at home or heading to a party, the contents of this pot will ensure full bellies. Get some great recipes HERE.

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  • Corelle Vitrelle 18-Piece Service for 6 Dinnerware Set (15% OFF)

    Everyone has their own taste in how they decorate their holiday table. No matter how extravagant or simple you like it, this dinnerware set is perfect! Think of it as a blank slate you will never tire of. And Corelle is great for entertaining because it is lightweight, yet incredibly durable. Doesn’t THIS look great? 

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    I take advantage of a Yankee Candle sale every time I see one, and nearly half off is as good as it gets. A scented candle sets the scene for your guests no matter what holiday you are celebrating. And if you are not hosting, these candles make great gifts.

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    Coffee after dinner is a great way to keep your guests around the table, chatting about life. It is when you really get to reconnect with your loved ones. Make coffee for every one and every occasion with this one device!

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    Okay. I just added this to my cart. I get hosting envy when I go to a party and see different levels of food. It’s visually pleasing, and you know we eat first with our eyes! This serving stand will stand out at your next party; and it folds for easy storage.

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    Don’t you hate it when you lose a drink at a party? Don’t let that be your party! This decorative solo-cup organizer instructs guests to label their cups.

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  • Stemless Champagne Flutes (47% OFF)

    One of the best gifts we got for our wedding was a box of champagne flutes. While you won’t use them every day, they are ideal for New Year’s parties and special occasions. These are a must-have for you or someone you love.

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    I won’t project this on you, but for me, I do a great job tidying up for a party, but then I don’t know what to do with all the stuff that had cluttered the space. It’s not all trash-worthy! These storage shelves are convenient and look great in your garage or living room. They also make a great addition to a dorm room.

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    Is this the year you fry your Thanksgiving turkey? They. Are. Delicious. So juicy! But I wouldn’t try it without the right equipment. Here ya go!

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    Are you hosting overnight guests for the holidays? This shower caddy will look great in your guest bathroom. I can appreciate a tidy bathroom 🙂

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  • Lazy Susan Organizer (52% OFF)

    I have this lazy susan in my cart to use on my kitchen table. It’s great for a centerpiece or sharing condiments. It’s a great idea for your wine selection and even your charcuterie board. (Check THIS out!)

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    We all want the look and feel of a real tree in our home for the holidays, but I am definitely not responsible enough to keep it alive and not burn the house down, so I bought one of these trees. The limbs look real and it’s so much easier to put together than the old one I had. Do yourself a favor …

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    Ahhhhh … I have always wanted one of these stand-mixers. I see them on all the cooking shows. Even if I don’t use it (because I don’t bake) I think a stand mixer makes the kitchen look professional. But they’re expensive. Until now.

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    This is the ultimate in luxury. Now that the weather is cooler, you might be like me – absolutely freezing when you get out of the shower. Imagine how decadent you will feel when you wrap a warmed towel around your shivering body. Your guests will think they’re visiting heaven.

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    I love to cook and I’m good at it. Except for rice. My family loves to eat it, but that darn rice sticks to every pot I’ve ever tried to cook it in. If you’re like me, this rice cooker could save Christmas. 

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    There is nothing like getting the gang together for pizza. If your holiday hosting includes a pizza party – this is the way to go. Grab a couple beers and let everyone create their own in your awesome new pizza oven. 

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    Sure, you could put your Thanksgiving leftovers in the microwave, but good luck actually enjoying that now-rubber-turkey. The toaster oven is the way to go. Or start a new tradition by slapping everything on a pita or pizza crust and create a delicious Thanksgiving Pizza! 

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    If there is one thing my husband and I consistently forget when hosting a party, it’s ice. The ice maker in my freezer just doesn’t make enough for all of our guests to enjoy their cocktails. This ice maker looks great and does the trick. No more lastminute trips to the gas station freezer! 

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  • Beverage Refrigerator- 27% OFF

    I don’t want guests going in my refrigerator. It’s like opening the door to my bedroom. That’s my stuff. My mess. This beverage fridge is great for parties. You can store beer, seltzer, soda, whatever. And keep those paws outta my fridge!

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