Guests – Are they coming to your house – or are you going to be one? A little planning can make their visit more fun and less stressful. Decide where you are going to put them! If you have an actual guest room – this will be easier for you, if you don’t, extending a child’s room or office will be a great place! You might want to consider some ideas I share in the Bedroom chapter of Home Matters (the book) concerning guests. Make some room for their clothes and suitcase, snacks in a bowl or basket will be appreciated (so they won’t have to go foraging) , provide a place where they can easily charge their cell phone and lap top (a power strip works great), a night light to make navigating unfamiliar territory easier, leave room on the night stand for their items too. It is also considerate and helpful to you to let them know your meal plans – like “help yourself to breakfast and lunch” (show them where their food choices are) and when/where you plan on eating dinner together. If you are going to be a guest – check out the post “a little more on day four.