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Dining Etiquette: How to Eat Pasta {Plus a Recipe to Share}

Last weekend I made Summer Squash Ravioli (pictured above), featured in Celebrate Magazine. Needless to say, it was a huge hit. Try it out this weekend…you won’t regret it. But, before you dive in, here are a few Pasta Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts: Do use only your fork to twirl a few strands of spaghetti before taking a bite. A spoon is often offered, but this produces a large mound of pasta that is difficult to put into your mouth. Don’t slurp noodles into your mouth, no matter how relaxed the dining ... [ Read More ]

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Dealing With a Talkative Coworker

There’s usually one in every office ... the coworker who enjoys hearing the sound of their own voice, while office mates run for cover. Some people don’t realize they are coined the office “Chatter Box,” and others simply don’t care. Here are a few ... [ Read More ]

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Dining Etiquette: What Do You Do If It Rains?

I recently hosted an evening dinner party where the meal and entertainment were to take place outside. An hour before my guests arrived, an unpredicted rainstorm hit and we had to quickly revert to "Plan B." An assortment of friends, coworkers, and ... [ Read More ]


Three Reasons to Own a Trench Coat

There are many benefits to incorporating a trench coat into your business wardrobe. It will keep you stylishly dry on a rainy day, add a certain flair to your cool weather outfit, and look great with a pair of rain boots or heels. The versatility ... [ Read More ]

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Happy 4th of July

Wishing you a safe and happy July 4th! Here’s a drink recipe that will get your party started, compliments of Celebrate Magazine:   Ingredients: 1 packet Iced Tea Lemonade mix 2 teaspoons ground ginger 10 cups water 2 cups ... [ Read More ]

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8 Tips for a Festive 4th of July Pool Party

The 4th of July is the perfect time to invite friends and family over for a backyard pool party. Whether you have a built-in pool or an inflatable blow up, it’s always better to splash around with people you enjoy being around. Give party favors ... [ Read More ]

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Open Office Space & Chatty Coworkers

I recently wrote a blog on Huffington Post Business, Open Office Space Etiquette: Do's and Don'ts. Although there are numerous positive reasons employees thrive in an open workplace environment, there are others that find an open office work space to ... [ Read More ]


Entertaining with Style

Throwing a dinner party is so much fun! A stylish host knows how to entertain her guests and still enjoy her own party…it just takes a little planning and preparation. Here are a few tips to keep in mind for your next celebration. Consider the ... [ Read More ]

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