A Warm Welcome
How to Be A Gracious Host to Friends and FamilyBook - 2009
Whether you have several months to prepare or just a few days, live in a sprawling mansion or a tiny one-bedroom apartment, "A Warm Welcome" is a must-have for any host/hostess who hopes to create a fabulous experience for visitors, and enjoy every minute of their stay. Combining beautiful lifestyle photography with a relaxed, "anything goes" tone, "A Warm Welcome" is a guide to the essentials of hospitality: making the most comfortable bed imaginable; stocking the bathroom with a mix of convenient and indulgent amenities; stress-free menus that will allow you plenty of time to enjoy guests' company; and cocktail recipes to please every drinker in your midst. It proposes possible outings and uncomplicated activities, from staging a picnic to organizing a multi-generational poker game. And etiquette matters are also addressed: Under what circumstances is it appropriate to give up your bed? Are you obliged to accompany guests on all of their sight-seeing jaunts?*Practical tips and stylish, fuss-free ideas will help you plan for your visitors.*Helpful sidebars provide information on those important guest requirements, such as bedroom and bathroom essentials and top snacks and beverages.
Publisher: London ; New York : Ryland Peters & Small, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 642.4 ELLIOTT
Characteristics: 127 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.