Fresh Ideas for the New Year

The ultimate guide for celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas filled with innovative ideas for holiday decorating, party hosting, thoughtful gifting, and much more.
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Curious Guests

Ba Humbug: I’m having a house full of guests this year, but they are family. They’ve been to my home before and know where everything is. If they need something, they’ll find it.

Happy Holidays: Unless you want your mother-in-law peeking through every closet and drawer in the house, a little preparation will go a long way toward a sane season of guests coming and going.

Before friends and family arrive in town, take cues from luxury hotels and stock the guest room (or wherever they may stay) with extra bedding accessories (pillows, blankets). Fill a basket with towels and toiletries.


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