Posts by Rose Hedgemond

Gala Etiquette

I just love the Fall season  and with all of the festivities are a slew of wonderful parties, gatherings and…galas. During the holiday season, many companies and organizations use this time to celebrate year long successes and honor those who have been generous contributors in one way or the other to the overall success of…

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Table Couture: The Beginnings of Dressing The Table-Summer fun

The Art of Dressing the Table: Summer fun   Hello everyone and welcome back. This is the last part of our “Beginnings of Dressing the Table” we hope you have enjoyed these sessions. We are looking forward to many, many more sessions where in this session we will discuss everything dining, dining décor and entertaining…

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Table Couture: The uses and functions of the tablecloth

    By: Robin Baer June 1, 2017 Hello everyone, I am so excited today, because we are going to talk about all things dealing with the tablecloth; specifically where the tablecloth originated from. Also,  we are going to talk about the uses and functions of a tablecloth.  First, let’s talk about the word tablecloth -over…

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Table Couture: Life and Beauty for the home

  By: Robin Baer on June 2017   Hello. Welcome to Table Couture. My name is Robin Baer, Creative Director for Table Couture. Table Couture is a fine table linen brand which creates unique and custom made table fashions. Today I am inviting you to see what Table Couture is all about. To begin with,…

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Good Manners for Heading Back to School

It is unfortunately not uncommon these days too hear how bullying and or an ill-mannered child can intimidate another student in school. Good manners can make a big difference in a student’s success and/or failure in many aspects of life. This is why it is so imperative for parents to begin teaching etiquette to their…

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Use Mealtime to Teach Important Lessons

It’s that time of year again. That’s right, summer is here and school is out. With it comes a little breathing room for parents, school teachers, and all who contribute to the learning process of our kids throughout the school year. Slower pace, notwithstanding, this is not the time to completely relax in all areas.…

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Living with Etiquette: Being Affectionate in the Workplace

Some people call it flirting. Some people call it being friendly and others wonder…well, what is your hidden agenda or motive? Has greeting business colleagues with a handshake become outdated? There’s an old time saying that goes like this: “Don’t let your good be evil spoken.” Hugging and touching someone, especially in a business setting,…

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Reservations with Class

I just love making plans to surprise my husband. It’s great! I take a lot of care and planning to ensure, as much as possible, that the plans even down to the venue (restaurant) are well thought-out. To get into a special restaurant many times simply means…reservations. Most nice restaurants prefer (require) reservations. Making reservations…

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Living with Etiquette

I don’t think there’s a person who doesn’t enjoy the soulful upbeat sounds of Aretha Franklin singing her famous song Respect. Truly this song is one Franklin’s signature marks. In today’s busy society, respect can present itself in many different forms and opportunities. Let’s look at an opportunity where respect can be seen and demonstrated.…

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