Becoming the Perfect Guest

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou In my last post, L’Art de la Visite: Being the Perfect Host, I shared a few etiquette tips and ground rules for the art of the visit–ensuring… Read More

L’Art de la Visite: Being a Perfect Host

The ornaments of your house will be the guests who frequent it. – Author Unknown This holiday season, many of us are likely to either play the role of host, guest, or both at some given time. As it has been a while since my previous post on etiquette, I thought now would be a… Read More


The attributes of a great lady may still be found in the rule of the four S’s: Sincerity, Simplicity, Sympathy and Serenity.  — Emily Post When I was a young girl I received a small book about charm and etiquette for my birthday. It was written for young girls about my age, approximately 12, and… Read More