You already might be thinking about buying your groceries for Thanksgiving dinner this year. We do have some good news about the cost of that big spread.

Your turkey and all the trimmings will cost you a little less this year. But don't expect to save enough to buy a cold beer to drink while watching football games in the afternoon. The American Farm Bureau says the average Thanksgiving dinner will cost $49.04, or 44 cents less than last year. But if you're headed to grandma's house this year, you will probably spend more. Airline and train ticket prices are up. But you will be paying less for gas this year. AAA says fuel is about 25 cents less compared to a year ago.