Monthly Archives: May 2014

Two Brothers, One American Dream & Some Serious Grit




With so many quality and good-looking options in luggage, you know you’ve discovered something special when something stands out and is just as appealing to the touch. Perhaps an even bigger draw can be pulled from knowing something is not … Continue reading

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Caring For Your Sterling Silver Flatware




Set your table with sterling flatware. Frequent use actually reduces tarnish and helps to develop a glow called patina, which enhances its beauty. Remember to rotate pieces so the patina develops evenly over your entire flatware collection. Silverware should be … Continue reading

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The Well-Dressed Table




A place for everything and everything in its place. That’s the etiquette you must follow when creating a formal table setting. This illustration shows you just where and how to place each piece of flatware, china and crystal on your … Continue reading

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A Fairy Tale 5th Birthday!




Bridget’s 5th Birthday Party! If you’ve ever been to the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center then you are well aware of the natural beauty and endless activities that abound – such as turtle watching, listening to birds chirping, strolling along paths … Continue reading

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