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Create conversation clusters.
"Instead of pushing furniture to the edges of a room in hopes of making [the room] look large, group seating in conversation-friendly clusters. Find your room's center point and balance seating around it. If you're lucky, and your room is very large, create two central points and double up on spots to hang."
Give your liquor a shelf life.
"Not that we expect you to have leftover booze, but...liquor will keep for a long time. Just be sure to stow spirits in a cool place, away from sunlight. If you have a lot left, drink it faster; additional air in the bottle will leach flavor from the liquor."
Keep your mugs spick-and-span.
"Sadly, caffeine only perks us up for so long — and coffee stains sometimes last much, much longer. Even if you can’t take time to wash dishes before dashing out the door for work, give mugs a quick rinse to prevent blemishes from building up. Too late? Drop an alka-seltzer into your mug and let it sit, so your java can jive in a clean mug again."
Invest in a (literally) brighter future.
"Bad lighting won't just ruin your Instagram photos; it'll ruin your home. Make sure each room in your home has multiple points of light. Choose lamps and sconces that are the right size for your space, and pick the right hue. Pink-tinged bulbs cast a slightly rosier glow and add extra oomph to your bedroom."