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Mermaid Luminary Jar

Hello!  Ever have those crafts that are so beautiful and you can’t wait to try… but the entire process is one failure after another?  Well… this was that craft for me!  305 more words

Finless Mermaid

Money is the True Third Rail of Literature

 This essay was contributed by our Luminary David Roberts.

When I first read “Bonfire of the Vanities” in the late 1980’s, the book’s protagonist, the bond trading Master of the Universe Sherman McCoy, struck me as very wealthy, a huge Wall Street success.  1,322 more words


Your very own personal Lighting Genius is here

Ambience matters. It is simply the power of an illumination that can transform a dulling space into a lively robust one. It is even the power of illumination that determines your mood fluctuations- taking your from sad and bored to upbeat and fun. 346 more words


How to Help Your Kids Find Happiness Through Goodness

This essay was contributed by our Luminary Dr. Vivienne Ming.

Try this quick quiz: If your child could only be one of the following, which would you choose: (a) … 1,701 more words


Network for the Ultimate Luxury of Time

This essay was contributed by our Luminary Pamela Ryckman.

The wealthy acquire second homes, fancy cars, museum-quality art, and this season’s clothing and accessories. They hire assistants, house managers, gardeners, maids, drivers, nannies, and tutors – all in an effort to ensure they’ll have time to enjoy these possessions, and time to spend with loved ones. 1,240 more words


The Importance of Powering Up your Luxury Smarts (101)

This essay was contributed by our Luminary Dr. Laura Nash.

I’m standing in front of the windows at Bergdorf’s and I’m transported. I do this every time I can when in New York. 1,283 more words


How to Travel the World in Style Never Checking a Bag

This essay was contributed by our Luminary Dr. Helene Gayle.

For more than 30 years, a hallmark of my professional life has been global travel.  I spent 20 years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention working to prevent the spread of health conditions affecting people around the world.  1,134 more words