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How to Be the Perfect Hostess



Making sure to take the right steps when planning your event is one of the most important parts of being the perfect hostess.


Having people to your home for dinner parties, holidays and special events can be an extremely fulfilling experience but it can also be one full of anxiety and stress. Making sure to take the right steps when planning your event is one of the most important parts of being the perfect hostess. It doesn’t matter if you are hosting an intimate gathering or a large holiday bash, you want your guests to have a great time.


How to Be the Perfect Hostess

Always Plan Ahead

Planning is such an important part of being a great hostess. Make lists, pick a date and send invites. It is also imperative that you always make sure to have a backup plan in case something doesn’t go exactly as you hoped. Iron out all the little details that you will need to focus on and make sure to solidify the number of guests that will be attending. Never leave planning to the last second. Planning ahead will help you to be a better, more relaxed hostess on the night of your get together.


Play it Smooth

Chances are, something is going to go wrong. It is important that when that happens you don’t dwell on it and instead focus on the big picture. Leave messes for later and make sure that you don’t over react to the little things. Little mistakes or mishaps aren’t going to ruin the entire event, so don’t let them.


Make Sure You Eat Food & Drink Water

In order to be a great hostess, you’ll need to take care of yourself. Get a good night’s sleep the night before your big event so that you can wake up refreshed and ready for the day. It is also important that you get a chance to eat and drink. Your body needs the energy to stay focused and to handle stress. Taking care of yourself is a very important part of being a great hostess because it will enable you to take better care of your guests and their wants and needs.


Just Love on Your Guests

The most important part of any event is making sure that the guests feel welcome and comfortable in their environment. Make sure that you show your guests a great time and focus on their wants and needs. The key to being a fantastic hostess is to ensure that everyone is having a great time. At the end of the day, all that matters is that everyone enjoyed themselves.


Hosting an event or get together can be an extremely fulfilling experience, just make sure to plan ahead, don’t sweat the small stuff, take care of yourself and show your guests some love.


kristen visser

Wednesday 7th of November 2018

so important to remember to eat as well! its so easy to take care of others and make everyone is happy but you also need to remember to take care of yourself as well. i get like that sometimes...thankfully i always have someone yelling at me to remind me lol

kathy downey

Tuesday 6th of November 2018

Thanks for sharing these wonderful tips,these are sure to come in handy with the upcoming Holiday Season!