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October 7, 2009

Pros and Cons to Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

The upsides and downsides to hosting your own feast.

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woman presenting thanksgiving turkey at dinner table

Photo Credit: Andrew McLeod

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Upside: Shots between courses!
Downside: Tequila doesn't go so well with turkey after all.

Upside: No six-hour delays at the airport.
Downside: Six hours of prep, six hours of cleanup.

Upside: You don't have to watch your lazy cousin watch TV and not offer to help.
Downside: You have to watch your lazy roommate watch TV and not offer to help.

Upside: Sweatpants at the table!
Downside: Sweatpants ... at the table.

Upside: You can pass out in front of your friends after dinner.
Downside: Your friends do stuff to you while you're asleep.

Upside: You can make the meal healthy!
Downside: Sugar-free apple pie sucks.


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