Whether you’re planning a multi-course meal or get together with friends… It takes a lot of time and effort to throw a party.

So to help you stay stress free this season… We have some tips to help with your holiday gathering.

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Like planning your menu, then scheduling the oven.

If you know the times and heat to bake everything at… You can have your lineup set when it’s time to start cooking’.

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Next… Space out your cleaning tasks.

Instead of rushing around an hour before guests arrive do a little bit each day on the week leading up to your event, save the floors for last.

Designate a space in the area for coats and bags… Make sure your toilet paper… Towels… And soaps are stocked in the guest bathroom.

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And don’t forget the finishing touches… Lighting candles, turning on your party playlist and making sure the ice bucket is filled.