Hacks to help you survive and enjoy the holidays

Lauren Makk has spent a lifetime perfecting her “Affordable Luxury” signature approach to design. That’s why the popular television host, interior design professional, home and Lifestylist, has been featured on numerous television series, including TLC’s “Trading Spaces” and “Drill Team” for A&E, and as a regular host on the nationally syndicated show, FABLife.

We spoke with Lauren via satellite for some timely holiday hacks to help you survive and enjoy the holiday!  A Life Hack is one of those chic new millennial sayings that has become ingrained in our language. It means “a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way,” which makes perfect sense during the holiday season when we’re all trying to fit more in our busy lives. With that in mind, the holiday party season is here, so Lauren shared some unique and interesting tips and tricks to help you avoid letting holiday entertaining stress you out.