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Keepin’ it Yule-tidy

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There’s nothing better than a boisterous, cheerful Christmas table. It’s decorated with elegant settings (see article A Place at the Table). It’s piled high with beloved, time-honored foods. It’s occupied by all your favorite people. Whether attended by family or friends or a combination of both, the traditional Christmas meal is magic.

It’s also messy. And if the gathering is one of the best things about Christmas, cleaning up after it may qualify as the worst. From storing the leftovers to washing dozens of dishes, you’re left longing for a different kind of magic: a few of Santa’s elves to snap their fingers and minimize the mess. Since that’s not likely to happen, we opted for a more practical strategy, finding some of the best products available locally for cleaning up after Christmas dinner.



Kikkerland Magic Soap $10, The Secret Place



e-cloth kitchen pack $14.99, The Secret Place



Chateau Spill red wine stain remover $9, The Secret Place



True Blues® the ultimate household gloves $6.99, World Market



Tag dishtowel $9.50, Peppermint Garden



Stonewall Kitchen grapefruit thyme dish soap $9.95; window & countertop cleanser $9.95, Peppermint Garden

by Jason Boyett

Jason is a journalist, copywriter, ghostwriter, and the author of more than a dozen books. His most recent is “12 World Religions: The Beliefs, Rituals, and Traditions of Humanity's Most Influential Faiths”, published by Zephyros Press. Learn more at jasonboyett.com.
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