This recipe is easy.
Let your sister who lives down the street host the lunch/dinner.
Offer to make roasted vegetables with pre-sliced brussel sprouts, cleaned and trimmed asparagus, and colorful carrots from Trader Joe's.
Willingly agree to take desserts which will be served around 6 p.m. Make one dessert -- brownies, easy. Assign others pies, etc.
Break down and buy Thanksgiving-themed paper plates and napkins ... No china.
Pick up Jack and Chila 'Orchata at the liquor store.
Fourth part occurs all day with football, food, family and friends.