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Dinner Party - My Fantastic Maid

Welcoming guests into your home can be overwhelming when you think about the prep that goes into cleaning before your friends arrive. Although prepping the house may seem like a burden, all it usually takes is straightening up a few key rooms to give guests a good impression. Begin where guests will enter the home. This is usually the entryway or foyer. Make room in and tidy up the coat closet so guests will have places to stow their coats. Remove any clutter that congregates in the entry, including shoes, mail or dog leashes. Put them in a basket and move it to a closet or storage area. Give the floor a thorough cleaning or vacuuming. Focus on the rooms where guests will be spending the majority of their time. In most cases, this is a dining area or living space. Because these are often the places where families spend…

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