August 31, 2018
Summer and its sunny days are not over. You can still host parties with friends. What better than a good meal in the backyard accompanied by a refreshing homemade cocktail? We have tested and selected four original and easy to make recipes that will accompany your last summer evenings.
April 4th, 2018,
Before you think of throwing your collection in the recycling bin, let us give you a few ideas on how to reuse it again and again.
March 6th, 2018,
Hygge, which is pronounced a bit like “huggah,” is the Danish art of living which emphasizes the appreciation of the present moment and of small things, as well as the atmospheres and ambiance which contribute to our well-being.
March 1st, 2018,
We’ve come to the Part III of Catherine the Great’s etiquette rules! We feel that our In vino veritas Lulu in a Box collection is appropriate...
February 21, 2018,
Snow covered firs; crisp, cold air nipping our nose ; decorated and illuminated buildings... let's travel back to the second half of the 18th century's Russia, for a party...
February 6th, 2018,
Lulu in a Box loves these etiquette rules form the 18th century! Here is Part I of III. Have fun reading them out loud to your friends!
February 1st, 2018,
Independent workers, you are not forgotten. However, this piece is for those who welcome their boss at home.
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...
November 24th, 2016,
It's your turn to host the Christmas dinner and you're feeling a bit panicky? Here are five suggestions to help you...
November 21st, 2016,
So, grandpa got safely to the party, anaphylactic shocks have been avoided thanks to careful planning, the table is impeccably dressed and everything seems perfect to make this evening a success. The details, however, are also in the plate...
November 10th, 2016,
Improvising a last-minute dinner with friends? Here are five tricks:
October 20th, 2016,
So, you have mastered, thanks to our previous guide, the Art of French-dressing a table? With barely a few tweaks, we will now turn it into a British-dressed table.
Once again, make sure everyone has enough space to be comfortable...
October 6th, 2016,
How many glasses? Where do they go; left, right; white wine, red wine; will there be fish or not? A quick guide to help you find your way.
First of all, make sure everyone has enough space to be comfortable. An easy way to assess this is to try and put your elbow in your neighbor's soup; if you can manage to do this without too much strain, scoot over a tad.
September 29th, 2016,
Feeling like hosting, but uncertain about the occasion? Here are five suggestions:
April 2nd, 2016,
Part of my childhood was spent in my grandfather's garden, pulling on carrots, biting hungrily in freshly plucked radishes and chasing cicadas; all those moments nowadays a priceless collection of memories.
March 22nd, 2016,
Details. It is fundamental not to overlook them: think of your young nephew's peanut allergy or grandpa in his wheelchair facing two flights of stairs to get to the party. Taking care of the small things which may hinder the smooth flow of a party will be the topic of a future article; today however, let's talk about one detail which adds to, improves, enhances the experience of hosting: table decoration!