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Update: Congratulations to Lillian, whose favorite Thanksgiving traditions include chocolate truffle tart and apple-cranberry crostata. Yum! Come back the first Friday of each month for a new giveaway.

The start of November marks the beginning of the hectic holiday season. Thanksgiving will be here in the blink of an eye, and in another blink, it will be Christmas and then a whole new year. Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving for 20 or an intimate Christmas brunch, this month’s giveaway — a stylish stacking dish from Layla Grace — will help you serve food like a pro.

La Pattisserie Serving Tray - Layla Grace

A modern approach to the Victorian compote, this footed bowl is a versatile and stylish statement piece. Stack the three footed bowls to add dramatic height to your buffet table, or use them individually for side dishes or salads.  Our lucky winner will get one of each size — small, medium and large.

To enter for a chance to win, just answer this month’s question in the comments below: What are your Thanksgiving traditions? A favorite holiday tune? A memorable recipe? Tell us about it.

You may only comment once to be considered, and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited by law. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S., D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 years of age to win. All entries (comments) must be entered between 9:00 a.m. ET on November 2, 2012 and 12:00 p.m. ET on November 5, 2012. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of prize: $152. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a HGTV, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.

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242 Responses

  1. Meghan says:

    We always listen to Alice's Restaurant by Arlo Guthry!

  2. Mountainmissy says:

    Homemade Baileys, sitting by the fire, enjoying the now….

  3. Laura says:

    Watching Football — lots of football!

  4. Shana says:

    With members of our family being married, we know that Christmas Eve or Day doesn't always work for everyone. We agreed many years ago that we would alternate years in which we celebrated the actuql Christmas with our immediate family so our spouse's is family would get to have for us for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. With this, you've come to realize that it's not as much about the day as it is about the time you spend with those you love.

  5. Leslie says:

    Putting my Aunts christmas tree up on Thanksgiving

  6. Elaine Moua says:

    We always have big family gatherings for Thanksgiving. Then we draw secret Santa names and look at ads for what we want to buy the following morning. We listen to Christmas music on pandora.

  7. Michelle says:

    Football, Family and Friends! Have a huge thanksgiving dinner with the extended family is my favorite thing this time of year!

  8. Jenna says:

    I love the holiday season. I love the fall and all the leaves changing colors. We always travel for the holidays and visit family. I'm excited to make my own family traditions for Thanksgiving like making a turkey, playing football with the family, and decorating for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving. Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Debbie says:

    My parents live 3 hours away from us, in the mountains. Usually Thanksgiving eve we pile the kids in the car(we have 7 kids) and head on up the mountain. My sisters and their families do the same thing from where they live. We are welcomed with a roaring fire and cookies. We help our mother prepare the stuffiing and other meal preperations while the cousins play games. We wake early to stuff the Turkey and get it in the oven. By then every one is awake and my husband makes waffles for everyone, we usually have 3 waffle irons operating to meet the demands of everyone. We are in our own family paradise for the Thanksgiving weekend until it is time to drive back to the city and go to work on monday.

  10. Marcela says:

    Favorite tradition is definitely white elephant gifts. Music? Love the Michael Buble station on Pandora, best tunes to get you in the mood for Christmas!

Liz GrayLiz is a Senior Editor at HGTV.com. She lives in a midcentury tri-level that’s stuck in the ‘70s…for now. When she’s not working on remodeling projects with her boyfriend and...

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