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Coffee Is The Best Guest To Have At Friendsgiving

If you can't get home this Thanksgiving, gather up your friends and have an epic feast to give thanks for all of the great memories of the past year. It doesn't matter if you don't have a big dining room or large kitchen. Even if you and your buddies have to cramp into a studio apartment, it's still possible to have a great Friendsgiving. Here are a few tips on how to celebrate the holiday with the family you choose and your drink of choice: coffee.

Make It a Potluck
If you don't have a big kitchen or the skills to pull off a huge dinner the way your mother used to when you were a kid, have no fear - Friendsgiving is here! If you're the host of the party, ask each of your friends to bring a special dish - just make sure you make a list so you don't end up with five dishes of green bean casserole. If you're up to the task, you can make the bird, but if not, switch things up and make something you're more comfortable with. You can even have hamburgers if you want - it's your party!

Getting everyone involved in the cooking is part of the fun.Getting everyone involved in the cooking is part of the fun.

Keep Things Caffeinated
Before your friends arrive, fire up your Mr. Coffee® Optimal Brew 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker. When your friends come in out of the cold, offer them a steaming cup. And keep your coffee maker running, because it's going to be the guest of honor at your Friendsgiving dinner table.

Make The Coffee Awesome
Make sure to have an assortment of coffee additives. In addition to sugar and cream, have some seasonal flavors like peppermint syrup, pumpkin syrup, cinnamon powder and caramel. Set up a station so that your guests can be as creative as they like. If you really want to go the extra mile, consider getting some unique mugs for everyone to take away as a party favor.

Keep the Focus on the Friends
Friendsgiving is all about relaxing with your friends. As most millennials know, daily life can get in the way of seeing your friends. As people begin to take off into professional careers, their free time becomes more scarce. Take advantage of this time away from work to talk, laugh, eat and share a cup of coffee with your best friends.