Tea Tutorial: Drinking Tea Properly for Every Occasion

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Drinking tea gets lost in the shuffle with the coffee hoopla out there. And with so many types of teas out there to choose from, which tea should you be drinking or offering guests at a certain time of the day? Below is a mini tutorial for…

Write Right: How to Know What Color Ink is Appropriate to Use

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Who ever thinks about what color ink matters? When you were a kid you probably grabbed the most colorful pen every chance you got. You would doodle with multi-colored crayons and sparkly markers, and you would write the rainbow as often as…

Wedding Gifts You’ll Always be Remembered For Giving

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No matter how good a shopper you are, when it comes to giving a beloved couple the ultimate wedding gift, it can be a totally stressful endeavor. These lovebirds mean a lot to you and you want them to always remember what you gave them. But…

To CC or BCC, That is the Question (What Does CC and BCC Mean anyway?)

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Have you ever stopped to think about what does CC and BCC mean when it comes to proper email etiquette? They actually have very old-school roots: Carbon Copy and Blind Carbon Copy. Kids today have probably never even heard of a carbon copy!…

15 Little Ways You Are Guilty of Rampant Self-Sabotaging

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All of us are guilty of self-sabotaging behavior on occasion and most of us don't even realize we're doing it! That's why it's so insidious and destructive if you let it go unchecked. The main thing to remember is that self-sabotaging is all…

10 Great Work Appropriate Halloween Costumes

Work appropriate Halloween costumes are always a little tricky (Pun intended!) to figure out. This probably goes without saying, but sexy kitty — in fact sexy anything — is never a good idea for the office. And, though it's tempting this…

Card Hard: The Subtle Art of Writing a Thank You Note

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Sure, it’s much easier and faster to write a thank you note digitally. But did you know there are unexpected benefits in actually writing out a bread-and-butter note that outweigh the efficiency of technology? According to the NY Times,…

Rude People : 10 Ways You Probably Don't Realize You're Not Being Nice

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Some days it feels like we're completely surrounded by rude people from the moment we step out the door. The morning commute alone brings out the worst in just about everyone — not a great way to start the day. In fact, a recent University…
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Wedding Invitation Etiquette: What About Your Ex?

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Oh, the joys of wedding invitation etiquette. Where do we start with this one? When Prince William and Kate Middleton got married they both invited their exes to the wedding.  By doing so, these seemingly conservative royals seemed ultra-cool…