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10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

Family Gathering for the Holidays

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Do you have trouble keeping up with the demands of the holidays? Learn how to keep yourself sane with my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays.

Itโ€™s important not to let overwhelm seep in and keep you from enjoying the many gifts and blessings we receive during this time of year.

I love this time of the year even though it can get Harry Caray, so grab a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage and let me help you ease through the holidays with my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays.


10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays


1. Make a List and Check it Twice

Part of 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays is to Make a List

If you do not have a list already made up, it is time to get started! This is crucial during the holidays. The last thing you need to be thinking about is if you have everything you need for your big night.


2. Prioritize with my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

Family Time is another of my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

Spend time with those who matter most to you. Family and friends. Make sure you do not overwhelm yourself trying to fulfil everyone elseโ€™s expectations of you.


3. Simplify with my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

Simplify is another of my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

There is no need to arrive at every party or gathering with a plate of cookies to eat, or a dish to pass around. Arrive with a smile and be present with those who cross your path. If you donโ€™t like to cook, go with a store-bought dish instead of making something from scratch.


4. Plan Your Menu with my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

Holiday Meal Planning is one of my 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

Planning your menu ahead of time can save you a lot of time and heartache. Don’t wait until the day before or the day of to try and figure out what you want to cook and serve. Do this at least a week in advance, I promise you will be glad that you did! A big-time saver!


5. Preparing Ahead of Time

Preparing Veggies is one of my favorite of 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

If you are like me and love to bake from scratch, make food ahead of time that you can freeze or just pop in the oven the next day. Doing simple things like chopping vegetables up, chopping up nuts, etc. the day before will save you valuable time.


6. Ask for Help

Asking for Help is another good tip of 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

This is one of the hardest things for me to do! I know, right? There is no shame in asking for help! I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, so I can’t do the things I used to do and that has been hard for me. Thankfully, my youngest daughter has taken over a lot of the cooking I use to do for the holidays. Now, don’t get me wrong, I still bake my cakes and cookies, because I am not willing to give that up yet! Lol! Oh, and my hubby cleans up my messes. Bless his heart!


7. Just Breathe

Take a Deep Breath

Yes, breathe and try to get in a little exercise. I know, I know. Who has the time? You are saying to me as you are reading this. It doesn’t have to be a lengthy process, just do some stretching, breathing exercises, etc. The reason for this is when we get stressed out or anxious, we tend to hold our breath or breathe very shallowly.


8. Laughing is the Best Medicine

Laughing with Family is Good Medicine

Yep, you read this one right. Laughing reduces your stress levels, soothes tension, helps you breathe deeper, improves your immune system, improves your mood, relieves pain, plus more! Who would ever think laughing could do so much good? ๐Ÿค”


9. Be Grateful

Gratitude is my favorite of the 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

Stop and think about all the things you should be grateful for. Be thankful to God for your good health, your family, and your friends. Not to mention all the things that you should be grateful for throughout the year. Try writing down 6-8 things you are grateful for in your life. Try it, you will be surprised how much better you will feel.


10. Spend Some Time Relaxing

Relaxing Back Massage

Yessss, honey, be good to yourself. All the cooking and cleaning, hosting, etc. It’s time to do something good and kind just for YOU! Put it on your list to get a gift card for a massage if someone asked what you would like for Christmas. You can always put that little bug in your hubby’s ear. ๐Ÿ˜‰


Conclusion to 10 Tips-How to Survive the Holidays

We all know it! Christmas time is a stressful time for a lot of us. It’s a time of the year that drains us of our energy and motivation. It’s a time when we feel the need to prove ourselves as great wives, moms, daughters, or whatnot.

So, it is especially important that you be good to yourself and others during this time of stress. Make sure to take time for yourself to decompress to keep from getting too stressed out.

Please don’t be afraid or ashamed to ask for help if things are getting to be too much for you. It’s ok to ask for help and your family will be glad to pitch in, I promise!

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From my family to yours, Happy Holidays!

Thank you for supporting my small business!

Nana๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŽ„

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Top 10 Turkey Roasters for the Holiday’s

Best Electric Turkey Roaster Part of my Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

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Top 10 Turkey Roasters for the Holiday’s will change the way you cook your turkeys forever! You will not believe how moist, juicy, and delicious your turkey will be.

Dear readers, can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? I’m sure you might be looking for one of the best turkey roasters. If you haven’t ever had the privilege of using one, then honey you are in for an awesome treat.

So, here’s my list of the Top 10 Turkey Roasters for the Holiday’s. I am going to show you the top 5 electric turkey roasters and the top 5 turkey roasting pans. Enjoy! ๐Ÿฆƒ


But first….

Top 5 Electric Turkey Roasters for the Holiday’s


1. Electric Turkey Roaster Oven

24 Quart Electric Roaster Part of My Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

Is the #1 Best Seller on Amazon and you are about to find out why. It is multi-functional, you can cook it slowly, bake, and roast. Which will add more spice to your food and life. Now let’s explore these turkey roasters’ features.

Features:

  • Ideal for office parties, family get-togethers
  • It comes with 1 removable steel rack
  • Self-basting lid that continually circulates the moisture making your meals delicious
  • Warming setting to keep your food at the perfect temperature until time to serve it
  • Easy to clean with cool-touch handle with removable insert pot making it easier and safer to clean


2. Oster Roaster Oven with Self-Basting Lid

Oster Roaster Oven Part of My Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

It is simple to use, allowing you to create foolproof meals that are moist, juicy, and delicious. Use this roaster oven for holidays and special occasions throughout the year. You will save time, energy and leave your oven free to do other baking. Check out the features below.

Features:

  • Make gravy right in the roaster
  • Self-basting lid continually recirculates moisture
  • Accommodates up to a 26-pound turkey
  • Multifaceted electric roaster bakes, slow cooks, roasts, and serves
  • Clean-up is very quick and easy with a removable rack and pan

3. Hamilton Beach Roaster Oven with Self-Basting Lid

Hamilton Beach Roaster Part of My Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

Will let you roast, bake, cook, and serve. You can do this and more with this easy-to-use roaster oven. Make delicious holiday meals with ease for your family during the holidays and beyond. This will free up your oven to bake all the other holiday goodies you need to make. Roast a large turkey with ease or keep a side dish warm. Find the features of this product below.

Features:

  • Temperature ranges from 150 degrees to 450 degrees F.
  • Removable lid, pan, and rack for easy clean-up
  • Roast, bake, cook, and serve
  • Fits up to a 28-pound turkey
  • Keep a side dish warm
  • 22-quart capacity
  • Self-basting lid

4. Sunvivi Electric Roaster Oven with Self-Basting Lid

Sunvivi Electric Roaster Another One of My Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

It is a versatile electric roaster that bakes, slow cooks, and roasts helping you create deliciously moist and tender holiday meals that your family and friends will enjoy. This will free up your oven so you can bake cakes, cookies, pies, etc. for your holiday feast. Look at the features of the product below.

Features:

  • Self-basting lid that leaves you free to do other things
  • Warming set to keep your favorite side dishes warm
  • Cool touch handles on lid and body to protect your hands
  • Removable pot making clean-up fast and easy

5. Rival Roaster Oven, 18-Quart

Rival Roaster Oven My Favorite One of Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

Let’s create a delicious feast that your family and friends are sure to enjoy this holiday season. They will be singing your praises as they enjoy the tender, moist, and juicy turkey, or ham that you roast. Your oven will also be freed up so you can bake other family favorites. Easily make gravy from the drippings in the roaster pan by simmering it without messing up more dishes. See below for product features.

Features:

  • Easily roast, bake, and slow cook
  • Removable pan and rack for quick clean-up
  • Adjustable temperatures 150 degrees to 450 degrees F.
  • Even heat distribution for moist delicious meals every time
  • Roast up to a 22-pound turkey
  • Cook and serve

And Now for the…

Top 5 Turkey Roasting Pans for the Holiday’s


6. Circulon Nonstick Roasting Pan / Roaster with Rack

Circulon Nonstick Roasting Pan with Roaster Rack Part of My Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

Is the #1 Best Seller on Amazon, because with its extra-large capacity, this roaster can easily handle up to a 24-pound turkey or ham. It has a U-shaped rack that keeps meat off the bottom of the pan and out of the grease. Heavy-duty non-stick steel for fast even heat distribution. Check out these awesome features.

Features:

  • Superior non-stick surface for excellent food release and quick clean-up
  • High Performance that can withstand oven temperatures. up to 450 degrees F.
  • Wide handles for confidence easy grip
  • Hassle-free lifetime guarantee

FYI: It is recommended to hand wash the product to maintain its non-stick quality.


7. Uniware Healthy Enamel Coating Turkey Roaster

Uniware Healthy Enamel Roaster One of My Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season

It is made with oven-safe material ideal for cooking turkey and chicken. Made with a thick heavy-duty material. Amazon’s Choice. Look below for product features.

Features:

  • Enamel coating safe to use
  • Thick heavy-duty material
  • Beautiful oval shape
  • Oven safe

8. Granite Ware Enamel on Steel

Granite Ware Enamel On Steel

Is a rectangle pan that can hold up to 25 pounds of turkey or ham. Safer to use than the foil ones, browns better, and cooks more evenly. Because of the dark porcelain surface, it absorbs the energy of the oven and evenly distributes it, so the contents are evenly cooked. Check out the product features below.

Features:

  • The porcelain surface is naturally a non-stick surface
  • Safer than foil roasters, browns better and evenly
  • The porcelain plus the steel retains the juices
  • Cooks evenly and faster
  • Self-basting lid

9. Mr. Rudolf’s Roasting Pan with Lid and Rack

Mr. Rudolf's Roasting Pan

It is made of 18/10 mirror finish stainless steel that does not change color, react with food, or alter food flavors. The handles are made of solid stainless steel and are welded to make placing the roasters in the oven and removing them from the oven safe. The rack is made of solid stainless-steel rack allows the heat to circulate and keeps the meat out of the drippings. Below you will find this product’s awesome features.

Feature:

  • Triple-ply aluminum encapsulated base heats quickly and spreads heat evenly
  • The rim smoothly tapered to eliminate drips and spills when pouring
  • Dishwasher safe for quick clean-up and it keeps its shiny color
  • The lid can double as a second roaster for your cooking needs
  • Can be used in ALL conventional ovens

10. Gibson Home Broxton 2 Piece Non-Stick Turkey Roaster

Gibson Home 2-Piece Non-Stick Roaster

It is great for not only roasting turkeys, but other meats as well. You can cook your poultry, ham, roast to perfection in this non-stick turkey roaster. The V-rack cooks food fast and even for delicious results every time. French handles make it easy safe and easy for you to put your food in the oven and lift it out of the oven safely. See the product features below.

Features:

  • A 2-piece roaster includes a pan and rack
  • French handles for easy lifting
  • Non-stick service for quick and easy clean-up
  • Strong and durable carbon steel construction
  • Cooks’ food fast and even with its V-shaped rack

Conclusion of Top 10 Turkey Roasters for the Holiday’s

I hope you enjoyed reading “Top 10 Turkey Roasters for This Holiday Season” as much as I enjoyed writing it for you. These are really some awesome turkey roasters. Any of them would be an excellent choice, however, I like the electric roasters much better.

In fact, I have the Rival Roaster Oven, and my husband and I love it! We have had this turkey roaster for years and it still works just as good as it did the day, we bought it. Below you will find pictures of my Rival Roaster Oven below.

My Rival Turkey Roaster
My Rival Turkey Roaster
My Rival Turkey Roaster
My Rival Turkey Roaster

As you can tell it has been used, but it still looks surprisingly good, and as I said it still works great.


From my family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŽ„

Thank you for supporting my small business!

Nana๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ

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nana@bakewithnana.com

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