When you are entertaining usually what to do with your garbage is an afterthought. In reality there aren’t a lot of good solutions. Your normal garbage cans probably can’t handle all your party guests which means you’ll be emptying garbage in the middle of the party. Your other option is a garbage sack sitting limp in the corner–not the best […]
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If you can’t head “off to the races,” you might as well bring the races to your living room. Whether you plan to have friends over for an informal get-together or have a quiet afternoon enjoying the derby with your family, some of these festive DIY projects are fairly irresistible.
If you admired the sea of beautiful hats at Royal Wedding, you’re in luck because the Kentucky Derby continues that tradition. Big, bold sunhats are a Derby essential. Women’s hats are typically wide-brimmed and embellished with flowers, bows and ribbon. While store-bought hats are lovely, they can be pricey! Luckily, DailyCandy has an easy tutorial to create your own less expensive headpiece. I love their simple hat, but I’d opt to hot glue a few flowers on to the ribbon as well.
Recently a reader wrote in with an etiquette dilemma we all face. Sometimes it happens at a party. Or with a colleague at work. Or when you get stuck with a certain sort of a seatmate on a plane. …
francesca1: What is a graceful but effective way to escape people who talk too much? Also, what is a nice way to end a conversation?