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That super-competitive friend from middle school just called and wants to come see you. Are your digs a disaster or drop-in worthy? As we head into party season, here’s how to get ready for those unexpected guests.

Neatness: When you’re cooking, use dishwasher-safe pans and plates so you can keep the kitchen neat. And if you’re heading out, pick up those dirty socks and tidy the bathroom just in case you end up hosting the afterparty.

Nibbles: Stock up on popcorn, nuts, olives, and other emergency snacks, and make sure there’s a variety of drinks in the fridge. To really impress, check out the quick appetizer recipes in Amana’s microwave cookbook.

No worries: Remember, that friend won’t be looking at your kitchen floor. She’ll be looking at your bunny slippers. And you’ve got just enough time to change shoes before she gets here.

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