Thanksgiving is a day we set aside to appreciate the things we might take for granted the rest of the year. It is a time for peace and relaxation, a time for contemplation and togetherness. However, for many of us it is also a stress-fueled race to a Thursday-afternoon finish line. Some people look forward all year to their time to shine with exquisite culinary masterpieces that delight and amaze, while others anticipate the day with jangled nerves and a healthy serving of procrastination. For that latter group, we’ve pulled together some handy tips, tricks, and hacks to help you master the day by working smarter, not harder.