The holidays can be a little crazy. Whether you’ll be attending all those dinner parties, or throwing a few yourself, there’s a lot of planning involved. And that means cleaning, cooking, inviting, and organizing – whew! So, we’ve combed through the internet to find the best and brightest tips for prepping for this madcap holiday season. And then, we asked you, our cherished followers, friends and customers to share your best tips… And boy, did you deliver! We were going to give you ten. Then it became a dozen, then a baker’s dozen. But you guys gave us some great advice! So without further ado… here are our top 16 tips for keeping your cool and enjoying all the best this season has to offer!
Turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, all those casseroles and pies... and don't forget those festive holiday drinks! If you're the host of this annual get together, only you know about the rainbow of stains left behind on your gorgeous tablecloths and freshly cleaned carpets. According to new research from the IICRC*, two in three households have had their floors or upholstery stained during the holidays. We've checked in with the heavyweights of stain removal from Heloise and Better Homes & Gardens to Good Housekeeping and our very own Spectrum Blog, to give you the best tips for removing the toughest stains from red wine and lipstick to pumpkin pie and gravy - and everything in between. So relax and enjoy your holiday - we've got you covered!