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‘Spring cleaning’ was months ago. How are you sprucing up for the holidays?

Spring cleaning is an annual American home ritual, the time when winter mud is scrubbed away and windows are polished to maximize the welcome sunlight of warmer seasons. But spring was months ago. And the arrival of December holidays means you and your home are about to host friends, families, and neighbors for holiday parties […]

Holiday Party To-Do List: Don’t Forget to Clean the House! Or, Even Better, Call Spouses Cleaning Houses!

You’re having a holiday party. Step 1: Design your evite. Step 2: Make a list of chores – find the champagne flutes in the back of the cupboard, order that special smoked salmon and brie that your guests always rave about. Oh, did you remember this list item: Clean the house! We’re not talking about […]