Thanksgiving with friends (Friends-giving, get it?), either before or on actual the actual date is a great way to spend the holiday in our book. Embrace the beauty of a true potluck and enlist friends to each bring a side dish. Create a simple table setting and place cards (if you have room to fit everyone at one table!), otherwise just go with it. Best of all, no family drama to contend with and no travel hassles on the busiest travel weekend of the year. Click through the gallery above for party ideas and inspiration.
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