For many, Thanksgiving is the time of year that packs the house to maximum capacity and tests the strength of everyone’s deodorant sitting shoulder-to-shoulder at the dinner table. There are so many things to keep track of and make sure you have on hand before the meal is served. This year, Skinny Mom has put together a list of our top 12 things you need to have before November 28th, that will help make Turkey Day a bit more relaxing for you and all your guests.

Corkcicle – $25
If you’ve got a wine connoisseur at your table this year, then the Corkcicle is a must-have. No need to worry with wine buckets anymore. Instead, just chill the Corkcicle 2 hours before dinner and your wine will be perfect the entire meal!

Beer drinker? No worries! Try the Chillsner instead!



Press & Measure Herb Infuser – $20
Instead of butter with your bread this year, serve your own herb-seasoned olive oil!



Baguette Slicing Board – $119
And what better way to serve your bread than with this beautiful – and functional – slicing board.

Baguette Slicing Board

Guy Fieri Carbon Steel 16 inch Roaster with Floating Rack – $35.99 (on sale!)
With the ability to accommodate a turkey up to 25 lbs, oven safe up to 445 degrees and dishwasher safe, this is the perfect Roaster for your holiday bird.


Martha Stewart Collection Waterproof Digital Thermometer – $16.99
Who knew checking the internal temperature of your food could look so good?!

Meat Thermometer

Three Piece Gourmet Turkey Gobbler Kit – $14.95 (on sale)
If it’s your first time (or 20th time) cooking the turkey, then you are going to love this all-in-one seasoning kit!

Gourmet Gobbler Kit

3 Blade Vegetable Peeler – $12
Potatoes. Tomatoes. Cucumbers. Carrots. If you need to peel it, this Joseph Joseph peeler can do it! It doesn’t get much simpler than this!

Joseph Joseph Veggie Peeler

RSVP Shuck Deluxe Corn Stripper – $19.95
Love the taste of fresh corn, but hate the work it takes to get the kernels off the cob? Hate no more. This Corn Stripper is just what you need for that Creamed Corn recipe!

Corn Stripper

Zip Zester – $99.95
This zester will have you singing “Zippity Doo Dah” while you zest a lemon, lime, orange or grapefruit in less than 10 seconds!

Zip Zester

Multi-Tier Oven Rack – $19.95
How will you have all the sides and fixings cooked and ready at the right time? With this 3-tier oven rack, of course!


Pie Crust Shield

9.5″ Pie Crust Shield by Mrs. Anderson’s – $4.95
No need to worry about burnt pie crust edges when you have this inexpensive, effective shield.

Pie Crust Shield

Stoneware Compost Container – $100
When it’s all said and done and it’s time to clean up the kitchen, help keep Mother Earth clean by composting your organic matter in this sleek stoneware composter.

Stone Organic Composter