We’ve pulled together tips from our editors, Southern decorators, and entertainers to simplify your holiday hosting this Christmas season. With small gestures – like hotel ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs – you can warmly welcome guests.
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When having overnight guests, gather the practical things: Wi-Fi password, lip balm, snacks, and water.
Also, comfy slippers and good reads make visitors feel like they’ve hit the jackpot.
Collect hotel ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs for a fun touch!
Stock your fridge with drinks and snacks. Well-fed guests are the happiest!
Remember the three P’s: privacy, peace, and pampering.
Leave Advil on the bedside table. Houseguests will thank you for aiding their hangover!
Leave a small treat -like gourmet marshmallows- on guest’s pillows. The key is a little structure and a lot of freedom.
Schedule the meal, but leave the rest up to them.
Hang stockings with their names to show that they are welcome this year – and next!
Now is the time to break out your fancy hand towels… and hide anything you wouldn’t post to Facebook.