You probably think it to yourself every year, “Okay, next year is going to be different. I’m going to get my home organized early so I can slow down and enjoy the holidays.” Then the next thing you know Halloween passes, Thanksgiving sneaks up on you and then the red and green madness that has been competing with orange and black in department stores since October hits us at full-force.
And when you add house guests into the mix, the to-do list can seem especially daunting as you aim to create warm holiday memories. Some key areas to focus on so you can stay organized make sure you’re paying attention to the details so you can feel that you’re providing the best experience possible without stressing while your guests are in your home just got a little bit easier.
Simple “to-do’s” Guaranteed to Relieve Holiday House Guest Stress:
- Determine if you need any extra bedding. Decide who will get the guestroom, which kids will get kicked out of their beds, and whether you’ll need any extra air beds. If you do, see if you can borrow some or compare prices online and then make time to buy some.
- Figure out your dining needs. Will you need an extra table and chairs? Try to borrow from a friend. If that doesn’t work out, you can rent them or purchase folding chairs and card tables fairly inexpensively. Read more