Having guests arriving used to be a cause for panic years ago, but I have learned to enjoy having people come into my home. There are several steps I take when I quickly prepare for last-minute guests.
One of my biggest reasons for daily tidying the home is for this reason. If I spend twenty minutes every evening tending to the home, then it is never more than a half hour away from being ready for guests. Maintenance cleaning, or daily tidying, is the number one way I prepare for guests.
Pick Target Areas to Tidy Put Away Unwanted Items Clean Surfaces Sanitize and Prepare Bathroom Tackle the Kitchen Turn on the Essential Oil Diffuser
-Set a timer- set a timer and prepare until it goes off -Cleaning is always more fun with music playing -Ask for Help -Plan a small treat for company -Fresh Flowers -Enjoy your Company
Being unprepared is one of the biggest enemies for a homemaker. It keeps homemakers from being hospitable, joyful, and calm. I try to have a plan for most things, simply because I handle stressful situations better when I have a plan. Let’s get to it!