The holidays are a time to open up your home to friends, family, and those who want a warm place to celebrate the season. But when you open your doors, you might be opening yourself up to the opportunity of getting robbed. It seems that kleptomania runs rampant around the holidays, especially when people's stress levels are at their most intense.

It's a harsh reality but some people get sticky-fingers this time of year. Experts say the best way to head this problem off at the pass is to let your guests know which parts of the house are off-limits during the event.