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THE HOSTING JOURNEY: THE HOME ESSENTIALS
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BEDROOMKITCHENClick on the link and it takes you to the section!
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LIVING ROOM
BATHROOM
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TECHNOLOGY TOOLS
GENERAL
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CLEANING
ORGANIZATION
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Updated June 2020
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DESCRIPTION
PRODUCTLINKEVELYN'S NOTES
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BEDROOM
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BedZinus Memory Foam 12 Inch Green Tea Mattresshttps://amzn.to/2qmlUBb
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BedNod by Tuft & Needle Full Mattress
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BedHOFISH Medium Firm Gel-Infused Memory Foam Mattress
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Bed Frame14 Inch SmartBase Mattress Foundatiohttps://amzn.to/2EYsKqNIf using a metal frame, make sure you use a bed skirt!
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Bed FrameZinus Ironline Metal and Wood Platform Bed with Headboardhttps://amzn.to/2EYsKqNMy recommendation is non fabric, think bed bugs!
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Mattress Cover
Utopia Bedding Waterproof Zippered Mattress Encasement - Bed Bug Proof Mattress Cover - Queenhttp://amzn.to/2uE1gQGDon't forget to protect the box spring as well.
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Mattress Protector
SafeRest Full Size Premium Hypoallergenic Waterproof Mattress Protectohttps://amzn.to/2qnXBmrYou want something easy to remove and wash.
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Pillow Protector
Bed Bug Pillow Protectors Standard 4 Pack
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Bed SkirtAmazonBasics Pleated Bed Skirthttps://amzn.to/2qoe5uJ
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Pillows2-Pack Hotel Collection Plush Pillow - Down Alternative Pillows,https://amzn.to/2QcgWCo
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PillowsBeckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow (2-Pack) - Luxury Plush Gel Pillow
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SheetsPerformance Sheet Set Solids 400 Thread Count - Threshold™
https://www.target.com/p/performance-sheet-400-thread-count-sheet-set-gray-full-threshold-153/-/A-50068225
I love the double corners. the top and bottom labels and easy care. Yes, I use these for my Airbnb!
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SheetsBest Bed Sheets 100% Cotton Sheets Sethttps://amzn.to/2JwHKL8
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SheetsPlaid Flannel Sheet Sethttps://amzn.to/2Fgjka3I like some warm flannel sheets, nice and cozy.
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Duvet Insert
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.
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Duvet CoverDuvet Cover & Sham SetI have this cover in my home and it looks very pretty.
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Duvet CoverQuality 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.
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Coverlet for Summer Months
Bedspread Coverlet Set Gray Comforter Oversized 3-Piece Quilt Sethttps://amzn.to/2JWN4HOIt's great to have something for warmer months.
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Night Table w/USB Port!
Nightstand with USB Ports-Warm Brownhttps://amzn.to/2VBaPNWA great idea to have a usb port already integrated
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Night TableZinus Modern Studio Collection 20 Inch Square Side / End Tablehttps://amzn.to/2QdkoMS
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LampUSB Table Desk Lamp, Acaxin Bedside Lamp with Dual USB Quick Charge Porthttps://amzn.to/2QbM84x
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ShadesCordless Single Cell Shadeshttps://amzn.to/2yYbEnm
Your guest wants the room dark. They are on vacation and want to sleep late.
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Rug PadFelt Rug Pad, Floor Protection Under Rugshttps://amzn.to/2DKNOho
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Luggage Rack
Casual Home Luggage Rack with Shelfhttps://amzn.to/2DvqmpO
You don't want your guests to place their luggage on the bed.
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HangersVelvet Hangershttps://amzn.to/2RFxgvE
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BathrobesTowelSelections Women's Robe Turkish Cotton Terry Kimono Bathrobe Made in Turkeyhttps://amzn.to/2Dy5P3OPerfect to provide for people sharing your home.
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KleenexKleenex Anti-Viral Facial Tissueshttps://amzn.to/2QkrY8PA little touch that goes a long way.
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WastebasketWastebasket Garbagehttps://amzn.to/2Fki7i6
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WastebasketSimplehuman Round Step Trash Can
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Full Length Mirror
Bedroom Floor Mirrorhttps://amzn.to/2Dsk3n7Yes, you need a mirror.
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Full Length Mirror/Over the Door
Over The Door Mirrorhttps://amzn.to/2PR7VScJust in case you have a small bedroom.
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Floor Mirror Alice Floor Mirror https://amzn.to/2PIOMC7
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Ear PlugsEar Soft Yellow Neons, Earplugshttps://amzn.to/2DAxmSy
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SlippersMinteks Hotel Spa Slippers for Women and Men, Washable Cotton Guests Slipper in Bulk Closed Toehttps://amzn.to/2Dfy1bC
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Charging Station
USB Charging Station - Charging Dockhttps://amzn.to/2JCMsH1A great extra to have for your guests.
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Power StripsOutlet Power Strip 5-foot Heavy Duty Extension Cordhttp://amzn.to/2Dn1wItA good way to avoid guests moving the furniture around.
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Power Strips - Flat Plug
Belkin 6-Outlet Power Strip Surge Protector w/Flat Rotating Plug, 6ft Cord
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Night LightsFlashlight Night Light for Emergencyhttp://amzn.to/2B55mR7
Perfect for guiding your guests at night and in the event of an emergency.
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Charging Station/Night light
Wall Mount Charger, 2 USB Ports & 4 AC Outlets Charging Station
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LIVING ROOM
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Apartment Therapy Annual Top 15 Best Sleeper Sofas & Sofa Beds
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BlindsCordless Top Down Bottom Up Cellular Honeycomb Shadeshttps://amzn.to/2G1cgNz
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Sofa BedFriheten
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S69216757/#/S69216757
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TelevisionSmart TVhttp://amzn.to/2G83QkY
I do recommend having a television, but not in the bedrooms.
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TelevisionTCL 49S325 49 Inch 1080p Smart Roku LED TV
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Fire StickFire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Playerhttp://amzn.to/2DtEY8QJust in case you don’t provide cable tv.
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Throw Blanket
Decorative Thick Chenille Throw Blanket for Couch Throws Sofa Coverhttp://amzn.to/2FNHODUProvide a warm and cozy blanket.
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Side Tables
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LampsFloor Lamp - Modern Standing Light for Living Roomhttps://amzn.to/2PRNrJ6
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Rug - Washable
Ruggablehttps://ruggable.com/
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CoastersSkyline at Nighthttps://amzn.to/2T6UzjK
You can go something iconic of your city and have some extras to give or sell as gifts.
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Board GamesMonopoly Junior Board Gamehttps://amzn.to/2PVTGLX
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Coloring Books
New York for Kids: 25 Big Apple Sites to Colorhttps://amzn.to/2TaKfY3Is there a coloring book or sticker of your city?
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Crayons64 Count Crayon Sethttps://amzn.to/2PVVNznObviously!
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KITCHEN
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KeurigKeurig K55 K-Classic Single Serve Programmable http://amzn.to/2kPl3pvIt's always great to provide coffee, tea, and some essentials.
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French PressFrench Press Coffee & Tea Makers 8 Cuphttp://amzn.to/2fWAOMu
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Coffee MakerMr. Coffee 12-Cup Coffee Makerhttps://amzn.to/2B1CzjC
I have all different options, from a french press to this kind of coffee maker.
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Tea KettleKettle with C Handle and Trim Bandhttps://amzn.to/2Disq3r
I have this one. Some hosts prefer an electric one, but I don't have the counter space.
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Electric Tea Kettle
Electric Kettle Water Heater with SpeedBoil Techhttps://amzn.to/2JVeQV0
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Stainless Steel Pots
Cook N Home 12-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Sethttp://amzn.to/2ELXrKBYou can go with nonstick, but be careful with scratches.
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Non StickAmazonBasics 8-Piece Non-Stick Kitchen Cookware Set, Pots and Pans
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Cookware Set
Ceramic Non-Stick Cookware Sethttps://amzn.to/2PSh50L
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Dinnerware Set
Dinnerware Set, Service for 6http://amzn.to/2D8SknkSomething neutral and dishwasher safe.
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Dinnerware Set a bit of color
Casa Stella Dinnerware Set
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Coffee MugsCoffee Mugs Set of 6 - White Ceramic Porcelain Mugshttps://amzn.to/2ROh4Z5
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Wine GlassesLibbey Stemless 12-piece Wine Glass Sethttp://amzn.to/2r8myW9I recommend buying two sets.
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Knife SetAmazonBasics 14-Piece Knife Set with High-carbon Stainless-steel Blades and Pine Wood Blockhttp://amzn.to/2DAWmWIYes, please provide knives for your guests.
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Utensil SetKitchen Utensil Set - 23 Nylon Cooking Utensils - Kitchen Utensils with Spatula - Kitchen Gadgets Cookware Set - Best Kitchen Tool Set Gift by HomeHerohttp://amzn.to/2B4CMiVAnd don't forget the wine opener!
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Flatware20 Piece Stainless Steel Flatware Silverware Set, Service For 4, Mirror Polished, Include Knife/Fork/Spoon, Dishwasher Safehttp://amzn.to/2D9zFrT
It's best to buy a double set. I don't know why I'm always losing pieces.
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CorkscrewProfessional Wine Opener by HiCouphttps://amzn.to/2Dh8Pkf
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GlasswareGlassware 12-pc. Sethttp://amzn.to/2D7ScETI recommend buying a second set because they will break.
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ToasterHamilton Beach Brushed Stainless Steel 2-Slice Toasterhttps://amzn.to/2JYFjkH
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