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How to prepare for overnight guests

Prepare for Overnight Guests

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Fluff up those clean towels and lay out the extra toiletries you took from your last hotel stay (or snag some travel shampoo, conditioner and lotion at Target).

Fluff up those clean towels and lay out the extra toiletries you took from your last hotel stay (or snag some travel shampoo, conditioner and lotion at Target).

Use a serving tray (or the top of a nightstand or dresser) to hold the goodies for your guest.

Use a serving tray (or the top of a nightstand or dresser) to hold the goodies for your guest.

Include a pen or pencil and something to write on. I found these cute postcards for free at a local store!

Include a pen or pencil and something to write on. I found these cute postcards for free at a local store!

As someone who has a serious sweet tooth, I include chocolate or candy. I know I would be mortified if I were caught in the middle of the night searching in the pantry for something sweet!

As someone who has a serious sweet tooth, I include chocolate or candy. I know I would be mortified if I were caught in the middle of the night searching in the pantry for something sweet!

Granola bars, fruit or chips are usually appreciated too.

Granola bars, fruit or chips are usually appreciated too.

Tea, hot cocoa and a mug are essential (especially in the winter)!

Tea, hot cocoa and a mug are essential (especially in the winter)!

Awesome reading material about a local landmark!

Awesome reading material about a local landmark!

Hangars out for your guest to see them and space in the closet.

Hangars out for your guest to see them and space in the closet.

Fresh flowers for some extra pampering!

Fresh flowers for some extra pampering!

Typically I include some Bon Appetit magazines too.

Typically I include some Bon Appetit magazines too.

If you do not have q-tips and cotton pads easily visible in your bathroom, be sure to include a few with your guest's toiletries.

If you do not have q-tips and cotton pads easily visible in your bathroom, be sure to include a few with your guest's toiletries.

All set for your guests! (Oh and try to make sure you have both soft and firm pillows!)

All set for your guests! (Oh and try to make sure you have both soft and firm pillows!)

  • Individually wrapped candy or gum
  • Assorted tea bags
  • Hot cocoa
  • Granola bars
  • Pen or pencil
  • Paper
  • Magazines or books about local sites
  • Clean towels
  • Travel size toiletries
  • Bottled water or soft drink