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Smart ladies’ guide to stress-free holiday entertaining (INFOGRAPHIC)

Rebecca Bracken is a news and views writer.

A complete timeline for hosting the ultimate holiday party

Holiday entertaining starts to sound magical around Halloween, but come November, the panic starts to set in and you start to regret offering to host.

There is so much to do and so little time, right?

This year can be different, we promise. Here’s an easy holiday party timeline, guaranteed to help avoid entertaining anxiety this year for every room in the house. We've got you covered from food prep to cleaning, furniture and decor.

Feel free to adjust our timeline based on the time of your party and the changeable details, like food and decor.

A complete timeline for hosting the ultimate holiday party
Image: Terese Condella/SheKnows

What are you waiting for? Now that you know what you have to do, get busy throwing the best holiday party ever.

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