The kitchen is the heart of your home.
The kitchen is the natural gathering place since it is the heart of the home. During the holidays, people love to gather around a center island and talk over warm apple cider, hot chocolate or even a spiced rum. There is something cozy and comforting about sitting at the countertop with your loved ones near and reminiscing about old times and sharing stories from the past while a butter soaked, golden brown turkey bakes in the oven. Is there anything better than the smells of apple pie baking in the oven and filling the kitchen with scents of cinnamon and spice?
Enjoy comfort at family gatherings.
As we open our homes to family and friends this holiday season, we’ll often start to notice improvements or upgrades that could make parties and gatherings more enjoyable. If your holiday gatherings are starting to feel crowded in your living space or your environment isn’t feeling as cozy as it once did, it may be time for an update or home improvement. Perhaps a kitchen upgrade is long overdue or the bathrooms are in need of a remodel. You may even need to add an additional bedroom as your family grows and the pitter patter of little feet fills the halls.
Changes in your family may lead to changes in your home.
A growing family and having friends that love and support you is a blessing! Make them feel special and welcome in your home during the holidays and year round. Don’t fret! There will be time after the holiday season to address those home improvement projects. In the meantime, we’d like to offer little ways you can make your guests feel appreciated.
Tips to make your guests feel welcome in your home:
- have their favorite food stocked in the fridge
- add a scented candle in the bathroom
- keep a supply of fresh, folded, fluffy towels in the bathroom
- provide a small welcome gift like a nice hand lotion
- stash a mint on their pillow like they do in the fancy hotels
- simply tell them that you’re glad they came for a visit
Home improvement ideas to consider:
- adding an additional room
- living space refresh
- updating your home layout
- kitchen remodel
- bathroom remodel
- home remodel
After the guests have gone and the holiday lights have come down, we invite you to reflect on the time you enjoyed with loved ones. Take a moment to consider how your environment could be improved and the value of your home increased. But, most importantly, take time to appreciate your many blessings.