The Weekend Before•
Give your house an all-over cleaning. Don't waste your time with hidden areas and deep clutter — focus on the entryway, bathrooms, dining room and living room.•
Tidy up the front porch
, check porch lighting and add a few fresh potted plants or a wreath on the door.•
Clean out the fridge and freezer.•
If you're buying a frozen turkey, pick it up now and begin thawing it in fridge.
• Shop for and begin cooking dishes that can be made ahead and frozen, like pie dough.