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You’ve narrowly escaped your needy younger cousins and your uncle’s famous overcooked turkey — in other words, you’ve found an alternative destination for Thanksgiving. Kudos to you for veering off your path of tradition, but beware: A Thanksgiving at your friend's place comes with a whole new set of rules. That means you might not get to unbutton your jeans after your third course or finish a whole bottle of wine yourself just because Gramps gave you the go-ahead.
To get you in the door on good terms, whomever your host may be, we’ve found a variety of gifts to make you the most gracious guest yet. Whether you’re headed to a significant other’s home for the holiday or braving it at your novice chef friend’s impromptu dinner, with a gift like one of these in hand, your day is sure to go better than expected.
There are two types of people on Black Friday: the ones who revel in facing down sales-hungry crowds and those who like to curl up on the couch with a hot cider and their laptop. Well, no offense to any thrill seekers out there, but when it comes to this shopping holiday, the latter seems the better option to us — read
Holiday shopping can cause a boatload of stress. There are a lot of bases to cover and only a few weeks to get down to business. So, if you're stumped on what to buy the techie in your life (you know, the person who always needs to have the latest and greatest gadgets on the market), we feel you. They can be tough to read