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Hosting a Game Night? Here are Some Quick Cleaning Tips to Help You Prepare!

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Hosting a game night is a lot of fun. Food, competition and getting to know the people you are playing with, equals a recipe for a good time! These quick cleaning tips will help you out whether you are having a Smash Bros. tourney or a large group board game.

Make a great impression, and odds in your favor as the host!

 

  

 

Clean the Top of Your Refrigerator

 (this is a pic of a family who found a 6 foot snake at the top of their fridge! click on photo to take you to article)

No matter if you have super close family or you are getting to know someone new, sometimes hosts handling multiple people will have a help yourself atmosphere. This is great, to get comfortable with one another and allowing someone to help themselves out to your fridge can be a great ice breaker. 70 inches is about the average height for a fridge. Many friends and family members are much taller than that, sometimes it is “out of sight out of mind”, but this may be one of the hot spots of the night so be sure to think about that.

 

Scent Around the House

Studies have shown that people who smell fragrances, associate the location with cleanliness. More specifically, clean doesn’t necessarily have a particular smell (that is why soaps and detergent come in all different scents). Rather people associate clean with the absent of offensive odors or unfamiliar odors. So when you are in the semi-finals of a Smash tourney and the pressure starts to make you perspire, have no fear because you took pro-cautions and insured that the house (and you) have a pleasant scent.

 

Pet Hair

 (Actual pic of my cat, named Puss in Boots)

We love our pets!(we have two cats). Though we love our pets, we all have that in-law who is allergic to them. To be the host/hostess with the most-ess, remember to consider the allergies of our guests. Here are a couple ways to do it quickly. 1. use a lint roller, this is good for seat and couches that need to be touched up quickly. 2. Sweeping, and I mean sweeping with a broom. (I am not one of those who say sweeping for vacuuming, I could make a whole blog about that!). Sweeping under the cabinets and under tables, where these hardwood or tile surfaces may be hiding some hair. 3. Vacuuming, is of course something that will most likely get done, but how about taking out the trash afterwards. Dumping the pet hair you just swept up or vacuumed up, is great, but if you have it laying in the trash people with strong allergies can still feel the effects.

 

Clean the Outside of Your House Entrance

Nothing says “welcome to my home” like a deflated pumpkin that got forgotten about after Thanksgiving. This is where people will get their first impression not only of the home, but of the people that live inside of it, though I have been guilty of forgetting a decoration or two, let your guests know that you thought of them and clean up the entry way to your home.

 

Food Spread

Game nights are not complete without food. If you invite me to a game night without food, I will still be courteous but next time, I will host the game night and have food! No matter if you decide to order pizza, or cook, ensure that the table is pristine and sterile. Personally I recommend a cheap cover for the table that has the food, so it can be an easy clean up afterwards.

These are just some quick tips. Hosting a game night is fun and a great way to spend time with your favorite people.

 

 

 

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Party Hosting Tips: Helping You and Guests Relax this Christmas

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If you are hosting a party this Christmas Season it is likely you are in need of a few party hosting tips.

While there is great joy in being surrounded by friends and family in your own home, there is also much work involved. For our own family, from Thanksgiving on through the New Year there are a whirl of activities. These are good times spent with family and friends.

Hosting parties are a joy; however, they do not occur without work, and unfortunately, at times, a great amount of stress. From concerns of cleaning the home, making food, to ensuring guests have a great time, there is a lot on the mind of a host or hostess.

If you find yourself preparing for a party this time of year, I hope the following tips can help you remember the often forgotten little things. The little thoughts which mean a great deal to guests. At the same time, some of these tips will aid you in avoiding stress while enjoying time spent with those you love.

 

Party Hosting Tips…

 

Helping Your Guests Relax

  • When hosting parties, make sure you have extra toilet paper nearby. Place a cute basket on the back of the toilet and pile with that necessary item. This avoids forcing guests to root through your closet when the roll runs out.

 

  • While still in the bathroom, place a scent burner (one that is flame-less and out of the reach of children) on the counter. This keeps the room smelling fresh making it possible for guests to avoid embarrassment.

 

  • Before guests arrive have a preplanned area to place jackets (and shoes for those who would like to remove them). You do not want to run around at the last moment clearing a space for coats.

 

  • If young children are coming, choose clear pops and drinks. Not only will this save your carpets, parents will notice and be thankful. Nothing more stressful for a parent than seeing grape juice or red punch on the counter.

 

  • With children in attendance comes a need to find something for them to do. If you can, set up a room with toys for various age groups. Children will have a blast playing in a spot reserved for them, and parents will be able to relax knowing their children are playing in a kid friendly zone.

 

  • Before the party, line trash cans with several layers of bags. This simple step makes it easy for anyone to remove the trash once it fills without having to search for a new bag.

 

Helping Yourself Relax

  • You do not need to cook a fancy meal. Take away some of your stress by accepting that everything does not have to be perfect or handmade. Your guests are coming to have a good time with people. Yes, they want to eat, but as long as there is food, and a pleasant host or hostess, they are going to have a great time.

 

  • In the past, our family used real dishes, cups, and utensils. Clean up after Thanksgiving was no joy. 2016 was the first year we switched to disposable. The result, clean-up was a breeze. Take note, sometimes it is best to make things easier on yourself. No, it may not be as pretty, but it does provide you with more time to spend with guests.

 

  • Once the first of your guests arrive, preparation is over. Friends and family have come to visit. Your party needs to find you actually visiting. Do not be off constantly cleaning up and checking on food. Parties are times to make memories. If you are in another room the whole time you will not be a part of those memories.

 

May your Christmas parties be spent with you and your guests relaxing in each others company this season

 

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