Invite your guests and keep track of who is bringing what on your menu.
If you're ordering a fresh turkey, do it now.
Order your floral centerpieces now or create your own.
Create a fall wreath.
Two Weeks Ahead
Take an inventory of your tablecloths and napkins. Teach yourself a new way to fold napkins.
One Week Ahead
Review your recipes. Look for new ones in our Recipe Center.
Check thawing time for frozen turkey.
Heavy housecleaning should be done -- spot-clean any rooms that need it.
Put turkey in oven and baste every half hour, or as directed in your recipe.
Make gravy and last-minute vegetables.