Lifestyle

Holiday Parties & Events

Here are some great tips for surviving and still enjoying those holiday parties in style. Learn what to wear and how to make a great impression at holiday parties and events.

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Proper Table Manners

Eating together is an opportunity to impress dates, parents, and bosses, and avoiding any etiquette faux pas is crucial to making a great impression. Learn about the top 10 table manner faux pas and how to avoid them.

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All About Chocolate

All About Chocolate A History Of Chocolate: Chocolate, which is derived from the seed of the cacao tree probably originated in the Amazon around 2000 BC. The scientific name of the cacao tree’s fruit is “Theobroma Cacao”. Theobroma means “food of the gods” as named  by Swedish botanist Carl von Linnaeus in […]

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Valentine’s Cards

  Valentine Cards  It is believed that the “valentine” was the first  greeting card. Valentine’s Day is the second largest card sending and receiving day each year only surpassed by Christmas. One billion valentine  cards are sent each year.  The first written valentine is attributed to a young Frenchman, Charles, Duke of Orleans. From […]

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Computer Ergonomics In The Workplace

Posture, eyes, seating, shoulders, neck, and elbows. All these play a crucial part in staying comfortable and injury free while working. And by understanding the ergonomics of computer equipment and your workplace area you can keep your bones and joints healthy and working properly.

afternoon-teaAfternoon Tea

Afternoon (not “High”) Tea

The tea ritual has been honed and perfected in England with afternoon tea and high tea, two very distinct servings with very different practices. It would be a major faux pas to confuse them and knowing the difference can open up a new world of tea drinking delight.