If you’re anything like me, you’re probably starting to get into the holiday spirit and feeling excited about seeing friends and family, and hosting parties. But let’s be real, entertaining can be stressful. The pressure to make everything perfect and live up to social media standards can really take the fun out of it.

Luckily, my guest today has some great ideas (and the perfect skill set) to help us all make one part of the holidays a little more enjoyable.

One of the key takeaways is to remember our “why” – why are we hosting this party? By focusing on the reason we’re doing this, we can let go of the pressure to make everything perfect.

Friends, let’s all make the holidays, especially entertaining, a little easier this year. 

Another thing that can add to the holiday pressure is figuring out what to wear. To help you have a fabulous festive season, I’ve put together a FREE Workshop happening Tuesday, Nov 21 at 1:00 Eastern.

In this one-hour Zoom chat, I’ll be sharing:

  • What to wear to any event, even when the dress code isn’t clear
  • Holiday outfit ideas that don’t include a tired red sweater
  • The #1 tip for looking better in your holiday photos

Plus, I’ll be answering your holiday style questions. Click here to RSVP. I hope to see you there!

In this episode:

  • Melissa’s top tips for simple holiday entertaining
  • The top party stressors for hosts–and how to solve them.
  • How to make cleaning up after a party easier
  • Melissa’s one simple trick that can wow any crowd

About Melissa Gugni:

Melissa Gugni is a San Francisco Bay Area professional organizer who helps clients feel a sense of calm and order at home. She’s also the co-owner of Union Larder, an award-winning wine bar, and Little Vine, a wine and cheese shop. With that, today she is combining her knowledge of catering with her organizational skills to show us how to reduce stress and enjoy the process of hosting a party.

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