how to deal with drop-in guests
6 easy steps to a guest-ready home.
Published Jan 19, 2015 6:00 PM
It’s all about keeping your cool and hosting with grace. Yep, even when you’re caught off guard. Here’s how to make it happen with ease.
Make it a habit to have your space a 15-minute-cleaning-spree-away from being entertaining-ready.
set the scene
Light a scented candle to instantly refresh any lingering odors, or to lighten up the ambience.
Keep the bar stocked with essentials such as sparkling water, limes, and your favorite spirits.
Here’s what you’ll need.
food for thought
Do a quick fridge and pantry raid for bite-sized treats you can whip together in no time. We’re thinking; an heirloom tomato salad, prosciutto-wrapped figs stuffed with mozzarella, or this delicious guacamole that won’t disappoint.
If all else fails, remember – you can’t go wrong with a cheese plate!
set the bed
Keep a clean set of sheets at hand, in case the visit turns into an overnight one. An extra throw is a must for chilly nights.
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Snap some flowers from the garden, for the perfect last-minute touch!