Clean up the coffee station / set up a coffee station if you don\'t have one
Season your cast iron & stone cookware to prepare for meal-making
Polish silverware and unpack the china you plan on using
Wash your holiday linens (tablecloth & napkins)
After washing, iron the holiday linens
Sanitize your dishwasher in advance - there will be plenty of use of it during the holidays!
Clean out any expired spices, baking supplies, etc. from your refrigerator and pantry
Polish the dining table and chairs in preparation for hosting
If guests are staying in your home, be sure to prepare a clean set of bed linens, and possibly add a welcome basket of toiletries
Defrost and clean out your kitchen freezer
Scrub the inside of the refrigerator and clean any spills or crumbs
Wash or dust off the curtains in your hosting rooms
Clean the windows in your hosting rooms
Thoroughly clean your carpets
Flip the mattresses that your guests will be using
Organize and declutter table and shelving spaces
Rid of any mildew in the bathroom (toilet, shower & sink)
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