We'll probably walk past a hundred Christmas trees this season and never know the full story behind each ornament. The ones that have been hand-made by a relative can probably tell an important story if we take the time to ask.
Forgetting to bring the canned cranberry sauce that you signed up for would be bad, but it's not the worst thing that could happen on Thanksgiving Day. There are three bigger Thanksgiving dinner faux pas that will leave your relatives hungry, grouchy, and well...not thankful.
If you're able to whip in and whip out when you're picking up the kids from school, there are a whole lot of other parents who are jealous of your mastery of the situation. Sometimes it takes a half hour, and that leaves plenty of time for things like power naps.