How to politely decline Thanksgiving in the name of Covid


With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we are all feeling anxious and a bit awkward about how to approach saying no to family and friends who are continuing to host Thanksgiving dinner. The article below has some great tips on how to handle these situations. Written by CNN’s Matt Villano, we hope you find the article helpful as you make your Thanksgiving plans during these most unusual times:


Thanksgiving has always been a big deal for Sara Wellensiek and her family.


Every year, the Phoenix blogger, her husband and their three boys fly to Nebraska to spend the week seeing loved ones. They go to a University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football game. They eat pumpkin spice treats. They spend the actual holiday with relatives. Then they come back to Arizona and have another celebration at home.