Thanksgiving is a time of the year where families gather to share love, kindness and --if everything works out-- great food. The preparation of the turkey is so central to the tradition that every year a myriad of incredible fails are uploaded online by the families that did not have such a good time at their dinners. From ovens on fire and people screaming, to explosive attempts to deep fry the gigantic bird without setting off the whole neighborhood, there is always great material to discuss around the holidays.
Here are some of the worst fails the Internet has to offer:
-This turkey-frying ninja
- These successful tweets
- It looked so good...
- Some mostly alive turkeys
- This compilation of weird Thanksgiving stuff
Here are 30 DIY tricks for Thanksgiving:
30 DIYs for Thanksgiving
Here are 5 of the worst turkey fails from your Thanksgiving
Simple Fall Wreath
No need to run to the store and buy a store-bought wreath. This Fall Wreath DIY, is unique and fun to craft together with the family.
This is the perfect recipe for snacking on while partaking in other Thanksgiving festivities. And whether that might include some football or couch potato goodness,we don't judge. The full recipe for these leaf hand pies is here.
These cute little wreaths are super easy, and a nice fragrant touch for your holiday meal. Use a little bit of green wire to secure ends and create different shapes. The full tutorial for these DIY Herb Wreaths is here.
Knock the socks off your loved ones with these DIY Mini Bread Wreaths. Forever gone will be the simple bread bowl! This DIY is easy to make ahead and freeze so you won't add too much to your Thanksgiving Day prep.
A two in one, these personalized napkins are place cards as well as a cute addition to your holiday decor. Make them for the whole family, and you will have fun napkins reserved for when they visit your home. Read about the full DIY here.
With a bit of fun ribbon, like this scrumptious velvet one, you can bring your table settings to the next level. Place the knife, then fork then spoon and tie all three together with a bow. Then fan out the fork and spoon for a lovely little display.
The Fashionable Hostess has some great tips for setting a Harvest Table. From herbs to gourds and style galore, you will want to check out her tips and tricks.
Dinner parties can sometimes bring new or different people together, to keep the drama or silence to a minimum, try these DIY conversation starters for the table. And bonus, they are also really really pretty decorations.
Sangria is not just for summer! Lark and Linen created a Fall Sangria with honeycrisp and cinnamon, that is truly delectable for the holiday season. Easy to make ahead, you will want to make a pitcher for the whole family.
Giving Thanks Printable
Art is a fun way to transform your home for the season. Check out this DIY printable for an easy golden wreath.