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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Hygge, or the Danish Art of Living

Hygge, or the Danish Art of Living

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

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.

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The Art of Hosting or The Importance of Details: PART II

The Art of Hosting or The Importance of Details: PART II

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

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...

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Tablescaping-hence the importance of details - Part one

Tablescaping-hence the importance of details - Part one

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

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!

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