Brace yourselves, Thanksgiving is under 3 weeks away. If you're one of those families who hosts an insane amount of extended family and friends, then we know it can get stressful. Food, entertainment and of course, cleaning, are always on our minds.
This day shouldn't be stressful, but enjoyable instead -- and queen Ina Garten is helping us get there. Watch the video above to learn what the Barefoot Contessa has to say about the holiday.
Scroll through to see the best ways to dress up your Thanksgiving table:
Think outside the box for napkin placement. Layer your chargers and plates with napkins beneath for a fun and dynamic look. This works for a simple and elegant china set, or even mixing plates and patterns to jazz things up.
Incorporating natural elements like flowers on each place setting provides an elegance that your guests will cherish. Try adding some conversation starters to the stem as an option for a drama-free dinner.