It’s 11 p.m. and you’re just back from work. You’ve got an 8 a.m. meeting tomorrow. Your fridge is empty. Your dinner party starts at 7. And you’re fairly certain your guests know the difference between tissues and toilet paper.
a) Go all Hannah Horvath and call your mom.
b) Go all Hannah Horvath and call your dad.
c) Tweet Judd Apatow an SOS.
d) Take the high road: Call in an expert who won’t judge you.
After (wisely) choosing D, brief Kensington Chicago’s chief organizing officer, Emily Geitner, on your situation via phone. She dispatches her well-trained crew, who know the drill.
After unpacking groceries, hired caterers chop veggies and arrange the hors d’oeuvres platter. Meanwhile, Kensington replaces the TP and organizes your bathroom; lays out your outfit; sends a reminder email to guests; shreds a questionable photo tacked to your fridge; feeds your dog; and sets the table (with handwritten place cards, naturally).
Talk about a show runner.
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