12 Things Guaranteed to Go Wrong at Your First Grown-Up Thanksgiving

So you’re officially a grown-up now, and you’re going to prove it by hosting Thanksgiving. Good for you! Preparing a feast for your nearest and dearest is definitely one of the milestones of adulthood. You’ve organized the holiday dinner potluck-style, spruced up your living space, purchased a turkey, and have plenty of booze to get you through this momentous feat. Now all you have to do is wait for everyone to show up…and prepare for the unavoidable disasters inherent in these kinds of gatherings. To help you do just that, we’ve outlined the 12 things guaranteed to go wrong at your first grown-up Thanksgiving. Prepare for the worst, expect the best, and make sure you have a backup plan (Chinese food for everyone!) just in case it all goes to hell.

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