The Four Most Confusing Dress Codes of All Time

If you’re looking for the difference between formal, semi-formal, black-tie, etc, go read the Wikipedia article – they write it more polite and more concise than I ever could. This article is not even about the obnoxious dress suggestions I see on invitations now-a-days: festive formal, creative black-tie, urban casual. No, this article is instead … Continue reading

Poetry & Sentiment: How to Serve Tea

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. ~ Henry Fielding, “Love in Several Masques” Table of Contents Introduction Tea as Event High Tea Low Tea The Tea Essentials Choosing Your Food Savory Items Bread Dessert The Actual Serving of Tea Brewing the Tea Serving the Tea Drinking Your Own Tea And Now, Some Questions: … Continue reading