|THE HOSTING JOURNEY: THE HOME ESSENTIALS|
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Updated June 2020
|Bed||Zinus Memory Foam 12 Inch Green Tea Mattress||https://amzn.to/2qmlUBb|
|Bed||Nod by Tuft & Needle Full Mattress|
|Bed||HOFISH Medium Firm Gel-Infused Memory Foam Mattress|
|Bed Frame||14 Inch SmartBase Mattress Foundatio||https://amzn.to/2EYsKqN||If using a metal frame, make sure you use a bed skirt!|
|Bed Frame||Zinus Ironline Metal and Wood Platform Bed with Headboard||https://amzn.to/2EYsKqN||My recommendation is non fabric, think bed bugs!|
|Utopia Bedding Waterproof Zippered Mattress Encasement - Bed Bug Proof Mattress Cover - Queen||http://amzn.to/2uE1gQG||Don't forget to protect the box spring as well.|
|SafeRest Full Size Premium Hypoallergenic Waterproof Mattress Protecto||https://amzn.to/2qnXBmr||You want something easy to remove and wash.|
|Bed Bug Pillow Protectors Standard 4 Pack|
|Bed Skirt||AmazonBasics Pleated Bed Skirt||https://amzn.to/2qoe5uJ|
|Pillows||2-Pack Hotel Collection Plush Pillow - Down Alternative Pillows,||https://amzn.to/2QcgWCo|
|Pillows||Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow (2-Pack) - Luxury Plush Gel Pillow|
|Sheets||Performance Sheet Set Solids 400 Thread Count - Threshold™|
I love the double corners. the top and bottom labels and easy care. Yes, I use these for my Airbnb!
|Sheets||Best Bed Sheets 100% Cotton Sheets Set||https://amzn.to/2JwHKL8|
|Sheets||Plaid Flannel Sheet Set||https://amzn.to/2Fgjka3||I like some warm flannel sheets, nice and cozy.|
LINENSPA All-Season White Down Alternative Quilted Comforter - Corner Duvet Tabs - Hypoallergenic - Plush Microfiber Fill - Machine Washable - Duvet Insert or Stand-Alone Comforter - Queen
|Great alternative for guests who might be allergic to down.|
|Duvet Cover||Duvet Cover & Sham Set||I have this cover in my home and it looks very pretty.|
|Duvet Cover||Quality Duvet Cover Set Full Queen Size|
I'm trying them out and will let you know. I know a lot of people like microfiber but for me microfiber feels inexpensive.
Coverlet for Summer Months
|Bedspread Coverlet Set Gray Comforter Oversized 3-Piece Quilt Set||https://amzn.to/2JWN4HO||It's great to have something for warmer months.|
Night Table w/USB Port!
|Nightstand with USB Ports-Warm Brown||https://amzn.to/2VBaPNW||A great idea to have a usb port already integrated|
|Night Table||Zinus Modern Studio Collection 20 Inch Square Side / End Table||https://amzn.to/2QdkoMS|
|Lamp||USB Table Desk Lamp, Acaxin Bedside Lamp with Dual USB Quick Charge Port||https://amzn.to/2QbM84x|
|Shades||Cordless Single Cell Shades||https://amzn.to/2yYbEnm|
Your guest wants the room dark. They are on vacation and want to sleep late.
|Rug Pad||Felt Rug Pad, Floor Protection Under Rugs||https://amzn.to/2DKNOho|
|Casual Home Luggage Rack with Shelf||https://amzn.to/2DvqmpO|
You don't want your guests to place their luggage on the bed.
|Bathrobes||TowelSelections Women's Robe Turkish Cotton Terry Kimono Bathrobe Made in Turkey||https://amzn.to/2Dy5P3O||Perfect to provide for people sharing your home.|
|Kleenex||Kleenex Anti-Viral Facial Tissues||https://amzn.to/2QkrY8P||A little touch that goes a long way.|
|Wastebasket||Simplehuman Round Step Trash Can|
Full Length Mirror
|Bedroom Floor Mirror||https://amzn.to/2Dsk3n7||Yes, you need a mirror.|
Full Length Mirror/Over the Door
|Over The Door Mirror||https://amzn.to/2PR7VSc||Just in case you have a small bedroom.|
|Floor Mirror||Alice Floor Mirror||https://amzn.to/2PIOMC7|
|Ear Plugs||Ear Soft Yellow Neons, Earplugs||https://amzn.to/2DAxmSy|
|Slippers||Minteks Hotel Spa Slippers for Women and Men, Washable Cotton Guests Slipper in Bulk Closed Toe||https://amzn.to/2Dfy1bC|
|USB Charging Station - Charging Dock||https://amzn.to/2JCMsH1||A great extra to have for your guests.|
|Power Strips||Outlet Power Strip 5-foot Heavy Duty Extension Cord||http://amzn.to/2Dn1wIt||A good way to avoid guests moving the furniture around.|
Power Strips - Flat Plug
|Belkin 6-Outlet Power Strip Surge Protector w/Flat Rotating Plug, 6ft Cord|
|Night Lights||Flashlight Night Light for Emergency||http://amzn.to/2B55mR7|
Perfect for guiding your guests at night and in the event of an emergency.
Charging Station/Night light
|Wall Mount Charger, 2 USB Ports & 4 AC Outlets Charging Station|
Apartment Therapy Annual Top 15 Best Sleeper Sofas & Sofa Beds
|Blinds||Cordless Top Down Bottom Up Cellular Honeycomb Shades||https://amzn.to/2G1cgNz|
I do recommend having a television, but not in the bedrooms.
|Television||TCL 49S325 49 Inch 1080p Smart Roku LED TV|
|Fire Stick||Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Player||http://amzn.to/2DtEY8Q||Just in case you don’t provide cable tv.|
|Decorative Thick Chenille Throw Blanket for Couch Throws Sofa Cover||http://amzn.to/2FNHODU||Provide a warm and cozy blanket.|
|Lamps||Floor Lamp - Modern Standing Light for Living Room||https://amzn.to/2PRNrJ6|
Rug - Washable
|Coasters||Skyline at Night||https://amzn.to/2T6UzjK|
You can go something iconic of your city and have some extras to give or sell as gifts.
|Board Games||Monopoly Junior Board Game||https://amzn.to/2PVTGLX|
|New York for Kids: 25 Big Apple Sites to Color||https://amzn.to/2TaKfY3||Is there a coloring book or sticker of your city?|
|Crayons||64 Count Crayon Set||https://amzn.to/2PVVNzn||Obviously!|
|Keurig||Keurig K55 K-Classic Single Serve Programmable||http://amzn.to/2kPl3pv||It's always great to provide coffee, tea, and some essentials.|
|French Press||French Press Coffee & Tea Makers 8 Cup||http://amzn.to/2fWAOMu|
|Coffee Maker||Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Coffee Maker||https://amzn.to/2B1CzjC|
I have all different options, from a french press to this kind of coffee maker.
|Tea Kettle||Kettle with C Handle and Trim Band||https://amzn.to/2Disq3r|
I have this one. Some hosts prefer an electric one, but I don't have the counter space.
Electric Tea Kettle
|Electric Kettle Water Heater with SpeedBoil Tech||https://amzn.to/2JVeQV0|
Stainless Steel Pots
|Cook N Home 12-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set||http://amzn.to/2ELXrKB||You can go with nonstick, but be careful with scratches.|
|Non Stick||AmazonBasics 8-Piece Non-Stick Kitchen Cookware Set, Pots and Pans|
|Ceramic Non-Stick Cookware Set||https://amzn.to/2PSh50L|
|Dinnerware Set, Service for 6||http://amzn.to/2D8Sknk||Something neutral and dishwasher safe.|
Dinnerware Set a bit of color
|Casa Stella Dinnerware Set|
|Coffee Mugs||Coffee Mugs Set of 6 - White Ceramic Porcelain Mugs||https://amzn.to/2ROh4Z5|
|Wine Glasses||Libbey Stemless 12-piece Wine Glass Set||http://amzn.to/2r8myW9||I recommend buying two sets.|
|Knife Set||AmazonBasics 14-Piece Knife Set with High-carbon Stainless-steel Blades and Pine Wood Block||http://amzn.to/2DAWmWI||Yes, please provide knives for your guests.|
|Utensil Set||Kitchen Utensil Set - 23 Nylon Cooking Utensils - Kitchen Utensils with Spatula - Kitchen Gadgets Cookware Set - Best Kitchen Tool Set Gift by HomeHero||http://amzn.to/2B4CMiV||And don't forget the wine opener!|
|Flatware||20 Piece Stainless Steel Flatware Silverware Set, Service For 4, Mirror Polished, Include Knife/Fork/Spoon, Dishwasher Safe||http://amzn.to/2D9zFrT|
It's best to buy a double set. I don't know why I'm always losing pieces.
|Corkscrew||Professional Wine Opener by HiCoup||https://amzn.to/2Dh8Pkf|
|Glassware||Glassware 12-pc. Set||http://amzn.to/2D7ScET||I recommend buying a second set because they will break.|
|Toaster||Hamilton Beach Brushed Stainless Steel 2-Slice Toaster||https://amzn.to/2JYFjkH|