Getting Your Home Ready For The Holidays

November 7, 2014

Are you and your home ready for the busy holiday season? If your home the place where family gathers to celebrate, then you might want to pay attention to these tips on getting your home ready for the holidays. A little preparation can help you to enjoy the season yourself!

Cozy and nice

Every good host knows a well-dressed bed is a must. Check out your bedding and make sure everything is cozy and nice for your guests!

Sweet smelling goodness

When it comes to being a good host, a basket of holiday-scented items including a candle, soap, and body wash can make a big impression. Plus, your guests will smell good around the dinner table!cozy guest bed

The importance of play

Make sure your guests have plenty of “playful” options to choose from including board games, packs of cards and even a plastic poker chip set to start your annual Texas Hold ‘Em tournament.

Yummy in the tummy

Think snacks over the holidays. We’re talking delicious homemade desserts, cookies, chips and dip, lunchmeat, and other items your guests can devour at any time of the day (or night). Don’t forget to stock up on toilet paper, too!

Something warm

The nights can get pretty chilly here in Napa but your fireplace can warm up the holiday season. Adding festive décor to your fireplace is also a goodies

Baby Proof

If your holidays incude little ones, make sure you baby-proof your home. There are lots of temporary safety devices to help keep toddlers safe so parents can relax and enjoy their visit with you. Order childproofing items now, from a complete childproofing kit to individual items like cabinet latches, outlet plugsor door knob covers.

If you are looking for the perfect home in Napa Valley where your family can start a new holiday tradition, please contact me at 415.516.3939 or email me at There’s still time to strike a deal, move in and make your new home ready for the holidays! If you are thinking of selling your home, I’m here to help you with that too. Meantime, take a look at my website and make sure to check out my Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date on the latest news for both homebuyers and sellers.



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