7 Essential Tips for Hosting Overnight Guests This Holiday Season
Keep everyone happy—including you.
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The holidays are a-comin’, and it looks like it’s your turn to host the family. Some of them are setting up camp right in your house, and it’s never too early to be prepared! There’s no place like home for the holidays, so truly welcome your overnight guests with these tips that’ll make even the Grinchiest relative jolly. Let your holiday hosting be a win-win for everyone, and you’re sure to make it onto the Nice List.
Give the Joy of a Good Night’s Sleep With Bamboo-Blend Smart Pocket Sheets
Getting a good night’s sleep is the key to hosting a happy home. Exhausted guests are not happy guests (and chances are, they won’t be making you happy, either). Give them a blissful night’s sleep with super-comfy bedding, plus the bonus of storage, with these bamboo-blend smart pocket sheets for $33 (reg. $119)! Perfect for even the tiniest of guest spaces where a nightstand just wouldn’t work, the fam can keep their phones, books, or other small items right next to them.
Bamboo Smart Pocket Sheets (Ivory/Queen/6-Piece)
These Soft Pocketed Sheets Bring You Comfort While Keeping Your Bedside Items Within Arm's Reach
Keep Your Family Calm and Comfortable With an Oil-Diffusing Space Heater
Some family gatherings can get heated, but they can also get cold when the house cools down too much at night! Keeping your guests calm and relaxed with the help of essential oils is a great way to discretely ease any tension or even serve as just a pleasant scent. Put some warmth, soothing essential oil, or both into the air in your guest room with this oil diffuser, humidifier, and space heater combo that's $160 (reg. $180) for a set of two.
Egloo All-in-1 Oil Diffuser, Humidifier & Space Heater (2-Pack)
With 5 Innovative, Reimagined Elements, This Device is a Unique Way to Humidify & Heat Your Home
Offer a Spa-Like Bathroom Experience With Turkish Cotton Towels
While trying to keep everyone comfortable, it helps to have some luxurious tools at your disposal. The last thing you want to hear is that Aunt Rose was complaining to your mom about the dingy, rough towels you had in the bathroom. Make the post-shower experience in your home a positive one when guests can wrap themselves in soft, fluffy towels. Check out this lush six-piece set of Turkish cotton towels for $55 (reg. $59).
6-Piece Vague Turkish Towel Set
Experience Excellent Comfort & Coziness Everyday with These Soft, Fluffy Towels
Provide Extra Lighting and Extra Power With a Himalayan Salt Lamp
One of the most annoying things about staying at someone’s house is that you don’t always have easy access to an outlet to charge your phone at night. Or you can’t find any lighting between full-on overhead fixtures and pitch-black darkness. This lamp and charger combo solves both of those problems! Plus, the Himalayan salt design gives off a cozy vibe that’ll help your guests chill if they get too, well, salty. Scoop up this cool combo for $90 (reg. $149).
LampDepot Himalayan Salt Lamp Wireless Charger
A Perfect Addition to Any Desk — It’s a Dimmer, Charger, Phone Stand, Amplifier & Phone Holder
Keep Guests Entertained at All Times With Help From SelectTV
You may love your family, but they can be a lot of work. You can’t always be “on,” but the TV can! If the fam loves to gather ’round the tube during get-togethers, you’ll want to make sure you have access to live TV and a convenient place where all of your streaming services can be accessed. Fumbling through a million menus to find that what you want is never a good time. Instead, see what’s on Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and all the others on one dashboard and save yourself the aggravation. Get SelectTV, which has over 150 live channels and puts streaming services in one spot, so it’s easy for you to navigate—and it’s not that hard to explain to someone else who is trying to be captain of the TV. You’ll get a lifetime subscription for just $100 (reg. $478)!
SelectTV Streaming App: Lifetime Subscription
Get 150+ Live Channels & Access to an Extensive Entertainment Library Through This App
Create Late-Night Laughs and Find Out How Well You Know Your Family
Keeping your relatives entertained can go even further than relying on technology. Give them lasting memories and hearty laughter by busting out a game that plays with your history as a family as you answer the age-old question: "Do You Really Know Your Family?" This hilarious card game will have everyone rolling on the floor while they struggle through family trivia, perform challenges, and maybe learn relatively new things about each other. Fun for kids and adults alike, you won’t be scrambling to find a way to keep everyone from crowding the kitchen. Get the “Do You Really Know Your Family?" Card Game for $38 (reg. $91) and let the good times roll!
"Do You Really Know Your Family?" Card Game
Espresso How You Feel About Everyone With a Coffee Upgrade
After all that fun from the night before, your guests might need a little help waking up. Some caffeine therapy should do the trick, and it’s just one more opportunity to show them how much you care…about avoiding a groggy grumpy morning. Brew your own barista-quality espresso complete with fresh frothed milk. This versatile, high-tech espresso maker brews a perfect single or double shot every time. Start everyone’s day off right and enjoy some extra-delicious, extra-strong cups o’ joe for $160 (reg. $189).
Brewsly 15 Bar Espresso Machine, Stainless Steel Compact Espresso Maker with Milk Frother Wand , Professional Coffee Machine for Espresso, Cappuccino and Latte
Prices subject to change.
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