The countdown to the holidays is on! The season to celebrate is nearly here and for many of us, as the winter chill rolls in, so does the stress of holiday shopping and preparing to entertain company.
While it’s exciting to look forward to time with family and friends, there’s also plenty for hosts to prepare in advance. Here are some ways you can get a head start on your holiday preparations now to save time, money, and stress, with the help of your Admazing Savings coupons!
Before your guests arrive, take the opportunity to get your home in tip top shape for entertaining. Check your coupon book and mobile app for extra savings on local services that can help tune up your home before your guests arrive.
- Clean your carpets and furniture – Clean up the dirt and dust tracked inside throughout the fall with a deep clean of your carpets, rugs, curtains, or upholstery.
- Repair or replace your blinds – Did you know your blinds can help to insulate your home? Repair or replace your blinds and save on heating costs!
Prepare for overnight guests – Keep your family and friends comfortable with a cozy place to rest between festivities! Look for deals on mattresses and bedroom sets to equip your home for visitors.
- Hire some help – You don’t have to go it alone! Hire a cleaning service to help you dust those hard to reach places and scrub each nook and cranny so your home is sparkling.
- Keep your home toasty – There’s nothing worse than losing heat in the middle of an Albertan winter! Get your furnace serviced to avoid any heating crises over the holidays. If you’re expecting increased traffic, consider getting your plumbing checked too.
Amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, don’t forget to take care of yourself! A healthy host is a happy host – make sure to look after your own needs so you’re mentally and physically prepared to bring joy to others.
Tip: check your remaining benefits allowance before booking – you may be able to save even more before benefits reset with the new year!
- Get a massage – Stress manifests in our body and our minds. Unwind your muscles with a therapeutic or deep tissue massage.
- Pamper yourself with a spa treatment – There’s no better time to treat yourself with the ultimate relaxation that comes from an esthetician’s touch. Check yourself in for a facial or even a mani-pedi so you’re beaming from the outside and the inside.
- Freshen up your ‘do – Look good, feel great! A fresh haircut can help put some pep in your step, even if you already feel exhausted from all the celebration and conversation!
- Get some (artificial) sun – If you can’t escape on an all inclusive beach vacation, you can still get your Vitamin D by visiting any of the tanning service options in your coupon book! Save on your rays and get a healthy glow to last throughout the dark winter months.
The holidays are supposed to be filled with comfort and joy – let us help you keep it that way! With a little preparation (and savings from local businesses), winter doesn’t need to give you the blues. Check out your Admazing Savings coupon book to keep your guests, your wallet, and yourself jolly throughout the holidays.