Donatella Arpaia's 8 Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Entertaining expert Donatella Arpaia shares her secrets for a successful holiday (9 Photos)

Donatella Arpaia on Oct 19, 2009 at 3:41PM

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Donatella Arpaia's 8 Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

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Set the Table

Set the dining table a few days before the big event. Use simple place settings and don't go overboard with a turkey theme. A warm, autumn-colored napkin and a floral arrangement is all you need. Don't forget that food is going on the table too.

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