Six Ways to Be a Good Guest- Part two

Six Ways to Be a Good Guest- Part two

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

August 15, 2018

In this two part series we will go through some tips from Emily Post’s book, Etiquette in 1922. Post was an American author famous for writing about etiquette. Part two are six ways to be a good guest.

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Six Ways to Be A Good Host According to Emily Post - Part one

Six Ways to Be A Good Host According to Emily Post - Part one

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

August 8, 2018

In this two part series we will go through some tips from Emily Post’s book, Etiquette in 1922. Post was an American author famous for writing about etiquette. Part one are six ways to be a good host.

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Shocking facts about hosting! (Yes, there is a dark side…)

Shocking facts about hosting! (Yes, there is a dark side…)

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

July 17, 2018

A recent survey of over 1500 women uncovered a few surprising findings; here are the five that we found most astonishing:

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The 5 Rules of the Crappy Dinner Party

The 5 Rules of the Crappy Dinner Party

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

May 16th, 2018

In southern Ontario and in northern Saskatchewan people have been hosting what is called “crappy dinner parties.” What are they you ask? Here’s how it is done in 5 steps.

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5 tips to avoiding an awkward dinner party

5 tips to avoiding an awkward dinner party

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

March 22nd, 2017,

Hosting a dinner is all about having fun, being with the people you care about, and forgetting a little about life’s problems. It’s meant to uplift you, especially when it’s only Wednesday, and you can’t wait for the weekend already...

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How to Manage Alcohol Consumption as a Host

How to Manage Alcohol Consumption as a Host

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

Decembre 10th, 2016,

Always a delicate subject: how to make a guest understand they had enough / too much to drink? Here are five suggestions to help preventing, instead of curing...

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    Why Lulu in a Box for the Holidays?

    Why Lulu in a Box for the Holidays?

    by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

    December 7th, 2016,

    Why, you ask? Here are five excellent reasons:

    1. The "Wow..." factor. You will dazzle the gallery with our magnificent hand-drawn collections. Do not neglect the impact of a well-dressed table!...

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    Five suggestions to help plan a spontaneous dinner

    Five suggestions to help plan a spontaneous dinner

    by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

    November 10th, 2016,

    Improvising a last-minute dinner with friends? Here are five tricks:

    1. Always keep a Lulu in a Box collection stashed away; that way, even if the tablecloths are stained, the party can go on;

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      Five occasions to celebrate at home

      Five occasions to celebrate at home

      by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

      September 29th, 2016,

      Feeling like hosting, but uncertain about the occasion? Here are five suggestions: 

      1. The first one is the simplest: you don't need an occasion! Invite your guests to celebrate the celebration itself. If we always had to wait for something special to have fun, we would all be way too sad.

      2. An anniversary other than a birthday...

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