Easter eggs

Easter Greetings

Here is a look into my Easter basket this year. The eggs were colored by my kids when they were younger.  I would love to see a picture of what's in your basket. Please share it with me on my Facebook page. I would also like to introduce a beautiful, creative and user friendly blog, House of Earnest. I plan to make the Lemon Petits Fours they feature for Easter Sunday dessert. For more entertaining and Easter inspiration, visit my Pinterest board, Spring Entertaining. ... [ Read More ]


Summer Makeup Bag Essentials

With summer right around the corner, every girl needs a well stocked makeup bag to get through the hot days and balmy nights, all while looking flawless. Here's my list of items to make sure and include. Visit my Pinterest Board, Summer Makeup ... [ Read More ]

Moon Mippy Stationary, Diane Gottsman

Baby Shower Etiquette

Baby showers are a wonderful way for friends and family to come together to celebrate an upcoming birth, and honor the mom-to-be. If you are hosting the shower, here are a few tips to help you throw a successful party: Consider the expectant ... [ Read More ]

Elevator Etiquette: Being a Courteous Passenger

Cramped in a small, moving space with strangers calls for a special code of conduct. Follow these tips to keep the elevator moving smoothly and your fellow passengers comfortable. Don’t crowd the doors. Let others exit before attempting to enter. ... [ Read More ]


How to Sail Through a Visit from Your In-laws

You may be on fabulous terms with your in-laws, yet still find it difficult to spend extended periods of time together. Though a one week stay may seem overwhelming, it’s in everyone’s best interest to maintain a healthy relationship. Here are a few ... [ Read More ]


Tipping Etiquette: Spring and Summer Travel

Yesterday morning I had the pleasure of chatting with Nancy Giles on CBS Sunday Morning, on the topic of tipping. Nancy had some great questions for me and it was a lot of fun.Tipping is one of those topics that never gets old when making ... [ Read More ]

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