11 Thoughtful Ways to Greet Your Guests for the Holidays
Add a personal touch to a set of dinner napkins. This way, they double as place cards, with your loved ones' names thoughtfully stitched in.
Cinnamon Bird Ornaments
Sure, you're bound to have cookies baking in the oven, but the lofty scent of cinnamon could not be more welcoming to your guests as they enter your home. They're surprisingly easy to make and will last through the holiday season.
A Conversation-Sparking Cookie Platter
Of course, any holiday hostess knows that there's only one true way to make guests feel at home: a batch of freshly-baked homemade cookies. Allow your guests to first feast with their eyes when you bring out a platter of chocolate and gingerbread wildlife theme cookies.
No-Sew Slipper Socks
Greet overnight guests with a pair of no-sew slipper socks. Yes, your friends and family will be so cozy throughout the evening, but come morning, they'll be able to take home their cozy footwear as a parting favor. (In fact, the slipper socks are comfy enough that they might wear them home.)