4 instagram-perfect Friendsgiving ideas

Let’s get basted

Whether or not you’re celebrating Thanksgiving traditions with your squad this year at your Friendsgiving table doesn’t really matter to us. Friendsgiving is first and foremost a special night dedicated to your friendships and the (crazy, wonderful, smart, funny, nice, talented, lovely) people who make them possible. If our generation can proudly take credit for anything in this world, I think it’s our fierce implementation of Friendsgiving in honor of the family we are able tp hand pick ourselves. You’re welcome, future generations.

While our old favorite, Pinterest, has endless party ideas for your next Friendsgiving dinner (party ideas, recipes, decor), our student discount is making it easier than ever to make our living space ripe for memory-making and Instagram-liking. I bet that was a sentence you never thought you’d hear?

But, seriously, go grab 20% off at Pier 1 Imports and your Instagram will be LIT.

1. Game Day Fun

Sure, on actual Thanksgiving Day half of your family is watching football while the other half is watching the butterball, but NOTHING will help to make memories last this Friendsgiving quite like some games. Playing “Heads Up” might be fun, but it doesn’t make for the picturesque Instagram pic you hope to rack up those likes.

2. Copper I hardly know her

It doesn’t really matter what you’re drinking out of gorgeous copper drinkware. Throw a Thanksgiving spin on a Moscow Mule and add some cranberries, but we promise, even plain club soda feels special when you’re drinking it out of these bad boys. A basic “cheers” boomerang oughta do the trick.

3. AppeTEASErs

Our parents might hate us for taking pictures of our food, but we can’t help it. There’s nothing like a golden brown turkey or a nice buffet-style spread to rack up the likes. Add some festive pumpkins, make sure you have a decent cheese selection, have a dip of every kind, and the memories will make themselves. If you’re looking for awesome alternative Friendsgiving recipes, check them out here.


It’s time to capitalize on photo opportunities like this and give the people what they want. Set a cute background, buy some cute accessories, and let the magic happen. This type of fun doesn’t have to cost a fortune!!!

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