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How To Make Your Holiday Guests Feel Special

It is fun having guest over for the holiday. Whether there’s topping by for an open house or spending a long weekend you want to make those holiday guests feel special. It’s easy to do that when you’re hosting a party. All you need is tasty food, thirst-quenching drinks and a good soundtrack playing in the background. For the overnight guests it’s just as easy and fun to make them feel special. In a way, you want to turn your home into a combination of cozy retreat and four-star hotel. Here are some good ideas on how to make your holiday guests feel special.

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Set Up A Breakfast Station

It’s a good chance of your guests are coming in from out of town they’re going to be on a different time clock. That could mean there waking up earlier then you. You can make them feel welcome by setting up a breakfast station for them. This can include all the things they need to make their morning cup of coffee or tea and a few pastry or cereal items. Put out all the mugs, bowls, spoons and other things they might need so they don’t have to go looking through your kitchen cabinets. Show them this the night before and they’ll feel comfortable waking up at whatever our and letting you sleep it. That is the very definition of a special guest!

Include Them In Your Holiday Traditions

You probably have already established many family traditions around the holidays. Whether you play elf on the shelf or go caroling with friends you want to include your holiday guests to make them feel welcome. You might even ask if they have some traditions of their own that they like to share with you. Perhaps is a special cookie recipe they like to bake.

Get the Guest Room Ready

You want to make your holiday guests feel welcome in the bedroom they’ll be sleeping in. It’s important that the sheets are clean and the pillows are fluffy. But it’s also important for them to feel appreciated. That means not sleeping in a “storage locker.” If your spare room has become the dumping ground for all your unwanted stuff, then you need to bring in Junk King Minneapolis today. These the junk removal experts who can quickly sweep through a room and have it cleared of any unwanted rubbish in less time than it takes to enjoy a delicious cup of eggnog. Your holiday guests will appreciate a home that’s free of junk. Junk King Minneapolis can make that happen fast.

Are You Ready For Holiday Guests?

With everything that’s going on over the holidays, you certainly don’t want to be surprised by an overnight guest. Even a “pop in” guest can throw off your entire day. It’s not that you don’t want these people to visit it’s just that you want to make them feel welcome. If you know you’re having holiday guests for an extended stay, then there are a few things you can do to make them feel welcome.

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Find Out What They Like To Eat and Drink

Most holiday guests will tell you they don’t want to be a bother. But making sure they have some of the things they like to eat and drink on hand really isn’t that much of a bother. You might not drink coffee in the morning but they do so would be a good idea to stock up on some fresh brew. They may be on a fruit smoothie kick, which means you can get a basket of fresh produce for their blending. It might also help to plan out your meals for the week including the restaurant you want to go to. They might feel adventurous but that doesn’t mean they’re suddenly going to embrace sushi!

Schedule Activities

If this is the first time that your holiday guests are visiting, then they don’t know the territory. You can actually have fun playing tourist with them as they sightsee throughout the area. If you can’t take off work the whole time, then send them off on an adventure to with careful directions or an Uber driver. You might also want to plan for some relaxing activities at home like baking cookies or game night. If they are going out on their own, then you should provide your guests with a spare house key. That way they won’t feel the pressure of racing back to make sure they can get into the house when your home.

Remove Rubbish

Having your house decorated for the holidays is really the best time for guest to come over. Before that gets done, you want to make sure all your unwanted rubbish is gone. That is especially true in the guest room they might be staying in. If that has turned into your family’s storage locker, then you want to get it cleared out. This is a job you don’t have to take on by yourself. One call to Junk King Minneapolis gets all that rubbish clear in less time than it takes to enjoy a cup of eggnog! Make your holiday guests feel welcome in a home that is rubbish free. Junk King Minneapolis can make it happen.