The smell of carbs in the air. The glint of Christmas around the corner. The lure of getting blackout drunk in your hometown bar despite the fact that you swore you’d never go back. It can all only mean one thing: Thanksgiving is here. Whether your weekend is full of festive cheer or drunken political debates (most likely a combination of the two), it’s sure to be eventful. Read all about it below in our Thanksgiving weekend horoscopes.
After a couple weeks of nonstop struggle, you’ve earned a relaxing holiday, Sagittarius. Well, as relaxing as you can manage considering you just realized Christmas is only a month away and you’re woefully underprepared. But none of that matters right now! Kick up your feet, fill up you glass with whatever alcohol is in arm’s reach, and forget about anything that doesn’t revolve around eating for at least the next 48 hours.
This weekend is a time for letting go, Capricorn. We know this sounds counter-intuitive to just about everything you stand for, and that’s why it’s time for you to give it a try. The holidays are stressful enough as is without you having to micro-manage every aspect of them. Hand the reigns over to someone else, and try passive observance on for the next few days. You never know, you may actually find it to your liking.
You can’t quite put your finger on it, but something just seems off this holiday season, right Aquarius? That festive cheer that usually runs in your veins from November to January is oddly absent, but that doesn’t mean your holiday has to suffer. Spend this weekend reconnecting with your favorite holiday traditions, even if they have to be adapted a bit to fit your new surroundings. The holidays are what you make them, don’t let anything hold you back.
With the holiday season kicking off in full, we know you’re at Peak Pisces right now. Planning, coordinating, organizing, gifting—what else do you live for? It can be hard in this moment to remember that other people do, in fact, exist within your sphere. People who also love the holidays. People who may want to have some kind of say in how this weekend plays out. Hard to believe, we know. But it’s true. So for the next couple days, try to find the balance between being the reigning queen of the holiday season, and raining on everyone else’s parade.
While the holidays can be a lovely time to bond with family and reflect on what we’re grateful for, it’s also a time of heightened tensions, close quarters, and increased alcohol consumption. Tempers may flare this weekend, Aries, and you may want to keep an eye on your own. Remember, in moments where you momentarily consider using a carving knife on something other than the turkey, that you actually do love these people. No really, you do.
You can’t keep burning the candle at both ends, Taurus. The holidays are stressful enough as is without you trying to cram work into every spare second. While it may not seem like it now, I promise you that the world will not end if you disconnect for a day or two. In fact, stepping back may actually make you better at your job when you come back to it. Take a break, eat some mashed potatoes, pretend to watch some football, and worry about your to-do list come Monday.
You’ve been a bit lost these past few weeks, Gemini, and it’s starting to take its toll. The holidays can feel like a lonely time when you’re disconnected from your regular circle, but it’s also the perfect time to reconnect. Use this weekend as a chance to reach out to friends that you’ve been neglecting lately. Time with family has a way of making us appreciate our friends all the more, which means they’ll be thinking of you too.
Be mindful of your commitments this weekend, Cancer. The holidays have a way of fooling us into thinking we have more time than we actually do, and you’re short on time as it is. Don’t feel the need to accept every invite that comes your way over the next few days—you’re entitled to a break, too. Prioritize a few events and then use the rest of the time to relax with the people you care about. Everyone else will understand, and you may actually feel somewhat rested come Monday.
Considering your penchant for being the center of attention, the holidays can be draining period of you, Leo. While the limelight loves you, and you obviously return the affection, don’t feel like you have to carry the brunt of entertaining this weekend. Your friends and family love you, whether you’re “on” or not. If you’re feeling low-key going into this weekend, don’t fight it. There’s six more weeks of this stuff to endure, your time in the spotlight will come.
Life has been nonstop lately, Virgo, and it doesn’t look like it’ll be slowing down anytime soon. Which means it’s all the more reason to take full advantage of this weekend and chill the eff out. There’s no need for a big production as long as you are with the people that matter. Instead of an extravagant Thanksgiving, maybe opt for something a little more low-key and a little less traditional. There’s no shame in take-out, especially if it’s eaten with friends.
Our advice for this weekend, Libra? Don’t take the bait. Politics, relationships, the general direction of your life—it’s all on the table and your family has no problem interrogating you on any of it. But remember, when they go low, we go high. Take that as literally or figuratively as you please, whatever keeps you calm and collected for the next 72 hours.
Love is in the air this weekend, Scorpio. Be it budding relationships or rekindled ghosts of romance past, you’re in for an exciting few days. While it can be tempting to go from zero to sixty during the holidays, try and keep things casual for now. It can be difficult to make rational decisions in that post-turkey haze.
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