Traveling by Train with a Male Escort: The Old Ways

TRAVELING BY TRAIN WITH A MALE ESCORT: OLD WORLD WAYS

Train travel has been around for a long time. And even though they are not as popular today as they used to be [at least in the States], they still induce a feeling of old world charm. When many think of this mode of travel, images from vintage movies like White Christmas come to mind... … Continue reading TRAVELING BY TRAIN WITH A MALE ESCORT: OLD WORLD WAYS

MAKING CHRISTMAS A FARCE

There are some things that make Christmas farce. One is self-indulgence under the pretense of generosity, or rather, thinking you are generous when you are only doing something for yourself. What I mean is this. A well-to-do person gives her well-to-do relative some handsome linen, which she knows the latter wants but does not quite … Continue reading MAKING CHRISTMAS A FARCE

HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT CHIGNON

A chignon is a knot or twist of hair arranged on the back of a woman's head. Chignons are generally achieved by pinning the hair into a knot at the nape of the neck or at the back of the head and usually secured with accessories (i.e. barrettes, hairpins, hair sticks, hair nets, elastic bands, … Continue reading HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT CHIGNON

4 POWERFUL SENTENCES THAT CAN IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

If you are in a healthy, loving relationship, know that you are blessed. Many women have never experienced such a relationship; some have never even fallen in love. Such relationships are not easy to come by, especially today when there are so many distractions to lead the mind and heart astray. If you are blessed … Continue reading 4 POWERFUL SENTENCES THAT CAN IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS

SMALL ART MUSEUMS: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS

Can you name 5 female artists whose work you admire? The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) was founded to reform traditional histories of art. It is dedicated to discovering and making known women artists who have been overlooked or unacknowledged, and assuring the place of women in contemporary art. And it is … Continue reading SMALL ART MUSEUMS: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS

WOMEN AND CHARITIES: THE WHATS, WHYS, & HOWS

Ever noticed the high number of aristocratic and wealthy ladies involved with charity? There is a reason why. But that, we will discuss at the end of this article. Let's begin with a brief discussion on what charity is... WHAT IS CHARITY? Charity is the voluntary giving of help - in the form of money, … Continue reading WOMEN AND CHARITIES: THE WHATS, WHYS, & HOWS

#METOO: A REVIEW & HOW IT'S CHANGING THE WORLD

#METOO: A REVIEW & HOW IT’S CHANGING THE WORLD

Today, we are taking a bit of a detour from our usual topics of etiquette, love, and taste. 2018 has been a year of many changes, some good and some, not so good. Before we end this year, we would like to do a quick review of the Me Too Movement since it has drastically … Continue reading #METOO: A REVIEW & HOW IT’S CHANGING THE WORLD

CHRISTMAS VINTAGE DINNER MENUS

VINTAGE CHRISTMAS DINNER MENUS

Are you looking for some Holiday dinner menu inspiration? Do you want to throw a vintage dinner? Do you need some menu paper design inspiration? If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, we have collected a few vintage dinner menus for you. HOTEL ANTLER Here is a Christmas Dinner menu by … Continue reading VINTAGE CHRISTMAS DINNER MENUS

40 SOPHISTICATED AND UNIQUE GIFT IDEAS

Ever been invited to a cosmopolitan gathering and didn't know what to bring? Ever wanted to impress someone? Or have you ever wanted to simply bring a great gift? If yes, you've come to the right spot. From wine gift boxes to modern flower bouquets to elaborate Turkish tea sets, we've collected 40 gifts for … Continue reading 40 SOPHISTICATED AND UNIQUE GIFT IDEAS