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Miscellaneous Holiday Tips

As we aren’t that far away from the holidays, I thought some of you may find the following miscellaneous tips helpful. These are just a collection of some of the random things I’ve found helpful that always seem to happen to me around this time of year, when I’m least expecting it. Hopefully, they will help you out too!

Grocery Shop Early – It never fails, my holiday grocery shopping usually gets put off until the last minute and I wind up shopping with all the other crazy procrastinators out there. However, there have been a few times when I’ve actually ventured out of the house super early to do my holiday grocery shopping. I have to tell you, that is absolutely, without-a-doubt the best time to go grocery shopping right before the holidays. It will take will power as you will need to be up and out the door by 6 a.m., but I promise it will totally be worth it when you are back home, with the groceries put away before 8 a.m. – after experiencing hardly any wait to check out! Use this Homemade Recipe for Unexpected Spills, Stains and Smells – This is one I discovered a few years ago the day before Christmas dinner with my family…at my house. My dog for whatever reason decided to jump up on my bed and relieve herself on it at the precise time when the sheets and mattress protector were both in the wash! As if that wasn’t bad enough, the mattress was only a week old and I was going to have a house full of guests the next day – some of whom were staying at my house. A quick search on google saved the day! So, if you ever have something similar happen like this,…