Create a clear pathway for walking; avoid wires, cords or throw rugs.
- Use ribbon or yarn instead of sharp hooks to hang ornaments and decorations.
- Avoid decorating with items that look edible.
- Avoid confusing, blinking lights.
- Do not leave lighted candles or fireplace unattended.
- Use plastic or silk mistletoe rather than real; if eaten, it is toxic.
- Use non-alcoholic beer, wine, or sparkling cider.