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Today’s Flowers, Contemporary Watercolor Florals by Amy Whitehouse

5″ x 7″ Watercolor on Yupo $50

Sometimes I just want to do something really different.

Watercolor paint on Yupo paper is the answer. 76 more words


7 Ways to Decorate with Natural Elements

Thinking of decorating, one’s mind may jump immediately to fabrics and furniture. However, there are so many natural elements that can bring the outdoors indoors to create harmony. 256 more words

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Pinky Up or Pinky Down When Drinking Tea?

Miss Meredith Sweetpea was invited to partake in a lovely tea last week where the subject arose of whether or not it is proper to raise the pinky when raising the teacup to one’s lips. 397 more words

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How Do I Address a Former President?

In the United States, when one leaves an office where they have had a title, such as President of the United States, it often becomes a protocol dilemma on how to refer to them afterwards. 156 more words

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Befuddled by the Flatware at a Formal Dinner?

Miss Meredith Sweetpea loves to attend a formal dinner. All the courses, with their delightful tastes, are just a pleasure to enjoy.

Attending a formal dinner, however, can befuddle some who are not familiar with the array of flatware (a.k.a. 332 more words

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This Pageant Family Really Blew It

Miss Meredith Sweetpea was sitting at a Little Miss and Mister pageant at the local county fair recently behind a family whose son was entered in the age 2-4 category. 353 more words

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Gratitude is Like a Magnet | Manners Quotes

“Gratitude is like a magnet; the more grateful you are,
the more you will receive and be grateful for.”

–Iyanla Vanzant

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