The information highway is busier than ever. The only downtime that seems to exist is when our phones are turned off. With texting, social media channels, and emails galore, simplifying our messaging seems in order.
Have you ever been on the ... Read More »
Disneyland. There’s nothing in the world like this theme park, and it always makes the best first impression.
Making a good first impression with clients, colleagues, and acquaintances is key. In all encounters with others, showing a genuine interest ... Read More »
Circa 1999. Year one of my etiquette business and busy working at my new desk and non handsfree landline.
Some rules may go out of style, but good manners never do. And although the rules of etiquette change faster ... Read More »
Eight Things Never to Say to a Bartender
Cocktails at our favorite bar: The Ritz Hotel London, Rivoli Bar
Some customers can be nightmares. Give your bartender a break; it’s a tough gig. Here are some things not to say ... Read More »
Summer entertaining is simple if you plan ahead. Follow the Golden Rule and treat others in your home the way you want to be treated in theirs. It’s that easy!
Clever Entertaining Tip: Place appetizers on a checker ... Read More »
“The impossible cannot have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.” ― Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express
One year ago this month we traveled on the Orient Express from London to Venice. Cocktails in ... Read More »
My husband at the Royal Automobile Club, St. James, London on Easter Sunday. On weekends, some clubs have a relaxed dress code, as in no tie.
Invited to lunch, dinner, or a party at a private club? Enjoy the ... Read More »
Spending quality time in London with my teenage niece, Charlotte.
Five Ways To Talk Teen
My niece Charlotte, now fifteen, has taught me a lot about how to talk to a teen. Here are some tips for parents and ... Read More »
Enroute to the Chelsea flower show with my niece Charlotte, and brother-in-law, Sherrick.
Getting from point A to point B is not always as easy as it sounds. In this day and age, services like Uber and Lyft have ... Read More »
The Long Walk in Windsor Great Park. I had a front row seat when the “newly” wed rode by.
Departure: With little sleep, lots of coffee, and a pillbox of Ambien, I was on my way, but not before ... Read More »