** Straighten up as you go along. Immediately wipe up anything that is spilled, including crumbs; by doing so, you will prevent stains, which are difficult to rmove.
**Use a hard-wearing door mat to keep dirt out of the house. One that fits as a carpet does over the width of the entryway is best.
|love this monogrammed mat from Front Gate|
|Here's a great entryway bench from Home Decorators Collection|