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Thanksgiving Etiquette


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Thanksgiving Etiquette

Thanksgiving14 | Dec 1, 2013 06:34 PM

This year my husband and I hosted Thanksgiving for both sides of the family for the 2nd year in row. Everyone in the family was incredibly supportive, pitching in sides, desserts etc. One of our siblings came with offered side and without letting us know brought.....his wife's stuffing?! She claimed that he just couldn't go without her homemade stuffing on Thanksgiving. My stuffing was homemade which I politely let her know. This is the 1st time they have ever come to my home for Thanksgiving. Do I have a right to be offended? It makes me feel like they didn't trust that I was going to make stuffing that would be good enough to their standards. Also I did a ton of work to prepare a sit down dinner for 23 people. I woke up early to make the turkey and stuffing. If they wanted to have their own...couldn't they have eaten it at home or hosted and done all the work themselves! To top it off it came in a large casserole dish which they proudly placed on the table. I politely asked to them to remove it. I did not want my stuffing to go to waste or for there be any confusion. Was I wrong?

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