Budget-friendly holiday hosting tips

With parties, family dinners and out-of-town guests, this season of joy can end up being stressful and expensive. But you can ease the pressure and be the hostess with the mostest with these budget-friendly hosting tips.

  1. Create a scent-sational experience. Make your house a home by simmering ingredients like fresh cinnamon, pine or ginger. It’s an inexpensive way to add some extra magic your guests will love.
  2. Clean out your closets and make space. Clear out your entryway closet to make room for your guests’ coats and winter boots Making extra space will help make them feel at home and help you feel less cluttered and stressed.
  3. Always have an extra gift on hand. This season can get busy, which means you never know when an unexpected guest may drop by. You can pick up a little extra something that’s neutral and suitable for a variety of would-be recipients while still staying on budget.
  4. Nothing sings holiday cheer like music. Get your guests in the holiday mood with some classic Christmas carols. They’re sure to add some festive cheer to any party.