Prepping Your Guest Room for Visitors

We moved into the home we currently live in in April, and one of my first priorities was to get the guest room in order. We have lots of friends and family who live out of our area, and we wanted to make sure we had a space that anyone would be comfortable in anytime it was needed. Plus, hurricane season was upon us (we Floridians are well-versed in precautionary measures) and we wanted to make sure we were good to go in case we had power and others didn’t, etc.

July 4 weekend we hosted our first guests (my cousin, her husband, their three kids and the best friend of their oldest – so 2 adults and 4 kids in all). Oh, and us. So 8 people in one house. And we seriously had SO MUCH FUN.

I’ve since got everything back in order, to the point that, if someone called me right now and said, “I’m on my way to your house, I need to stay for a couple of days,” there would be no need for panic. (Except trying to lock CoCo the kitty out of here – she thinks it’s HER room.) Check it out…

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Fragrance Day

Did you know that today is Fragrance Day?

When I saw that on the calendar I started thinking of all the fragrances that I use in my home, and I realized, WOW! There are tons of them!

The first thing I thought of when I thought of home fragrance was a candle. I’m partial to Yankee Candle myself, but I never turn down a candle! The standard candles that I keep at home to burn are Lemon Chiffon and Sweet Strawberry. I rotate different ones out during the holidays, or in different seasons, but these are my main two.

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