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Holiday Entertaining Tip: Stock Up

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Make sure you have some basic essentials on hand for when your house is full of guests for the next couple months.  Here are some things you might forget:

  • Paper Towel
  • Garbage Bags
  • Toilet Paper
  • Extra Tupperware Containers –for sending people home with leftovers
  • Tin Foil/Plastic Wrap
  • Ziplock Bags
  • Candles
  • Matches
  • Extra toiletries for overnight guests

What else is on YOUR basic essentials list for when entertaining?

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5 comments on “Holiday Entertaining Tip: Stock Up

  1. Cloches & Lavender
    November 15, 2012

    I do these things. Imagine running out of garbage bags, think of the disaster that would be.

    • Green Door Hospitality
      November 15, 2012

      Oh my goodness!! It would be so awful! Just as bad as running out of toilet paper… “Uh… here’s a piece of paper towel..” 🙂

  2. petit4chocolatier
    November 16, 2012

    Great post! I would not want to run out of any of these items.

    I buy small holiday tins and give each person cookies to take home too with their leftovers. I organize them before and have them ready on the shelf near the door. I also put their names on the tins because some people like certain cookies best and I want to make sure they have more of them : )

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