If you have not started Elf on a Shelf– don’t! It will ruin your life! On the other hand, you can manipulate your kids into being good because the Elf will tell Santa. So it’s really a toss up :)
To reduce swelling in your eye area, including brow bone, under eye area, between the eyes use a therapeutic cold eye mask. Keep it in the freezer in a ziplock bag, then apply it to the eye area for 10-15 minutes.
To make your wine taste so much better use an aerator or decanter. This will increase the flavor of your wine significantly.
Some nights I can’t stand washing wine glasses, so I use stemless wine glasses. I put them in the dishwasher, so much easier!
If you are throwing a party, your guests care more about having fun than anything else. Not about the decorations, your house being clean, what you are wearing, or whether the food is hot or even tastes that good. So do your best, take a deep breath, have a drink and have fun!