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History of the Coupe Glass

History of the Coupe Glass

Did you know there are seven shapes of champagne glasses? And the Coupe is my favorite. I love the style and shape of it. It also reminds me of the show, Mad Men! Coupe glasses (pronounced "coop") have wide, shallow bowls sitting on top of a stem. The coupe champagne...

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A Loving Table

A Loving Table

What is your favorite memory as a child? A vacation? An event? Playing games at home? This may not surprise you, for me it was our family meals.  I have the fondest memories, of my mother’s fried chicken and sitting around with platters on the table of homemade...

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How to Be Refined

How to Be Refined

What can we do in our daily lives to return to the art of being refined? I recognize the world has changed.  We are more casual than we have ever been. Adding a few small details can make us and others feel a bit more special.  Today, I am sharing my ideas...

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Tipping Etiquette

Tipping Etiquette

News Day (a New York based newspaper) recently asked my thoughts and observations about tipping.  This is a very hot topic at the moment.   Tipping Etiquette: What You Need to Know Right Now There is a new tipping culture and many are questioning when is it...

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Thanksgiving Etiquette 

Thanksgiving Etiquette 

Here are answers to our most frequently asked questions about Thanksgiving Etiquette. Remember,  Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude and togetherness, so approach these etiquette questions with the aim of creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for everyone. ...

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Etiquette of Menu Cards

Etiquette of Menu Cards

A menu card elevates a meal whether you are hosting a formal or informal gathering.  If you want to up-level your dinner (or lunch) events, then add a Menu Card. Trust me, this will delight your guests. Not only does it add beauty and interest to your table, it...

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Lisa RicheyLisa Richey provides etiquette programs to businesses, schools, and individuals.

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