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There’s Always Time for Tea Tea, in all its many varieties, is the second-most widely consumed beverage (right behind water) and is thought to have been discovered all the way back in 2737 BC by Chinese Emperor Shen-Nung. Nearly 4,800 years later, tea has found its way into parties, intoRead More →

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Build A Dream Home Gym: On Any Budget Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links. Damsel magazine may receive a commission if visitors click the link and make a purchase. I hear you. You want to look great, but you can’t afford to break the bank to do it. While youRead More →

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Stay Safe and Secure The Top Home Security Systems on the Market Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links. Damsel magazine may receive a commission if visitors click the link and make a purchase. No one likes the idea of someone breaking into their home. You spent a lifetime acquiring theRead More →

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Gemstones and precious metals have been sought after, mined, extracted, and honed into fine jewelry for decades. Whether in the form of a ring, bracelet, necklace or earrings, gemstones provide both an outlet for creative personal expression and a sound investment, since precious stones and metals don’t lose value ofRead More →

Imagine standing in line at the TSA security checkpoint. It’s 6:00 AM, two hours before the flight is supposed to leave. After a disturbing inspection of one’s body and belongings, it’s a waiting game at the gate with a throng of strangers, all equally grumpy and possibly traumatized. The situationRead More →

Mingling at Dinner Party

Whether the invitation you accept is from a friend, a family member, or a business associate, you have an obligation to be a good, gracious guest. But what exactly does “good” mean? It should be obvious to avoid arriving drunk or under the influence of drugs, or starting altercations withRead More →

woman standing by railing

Throughout the 19th century, young women would attending finishing schools (a.k.a. charm schools) to learn the social graces, behaviors and rituals expected of those in the upper echelon. These classes these schools taught included proper dining etiquette, the art of conversation, and carrying oneself with proper posture and poise amongRead More →

Man Writing on Paper. Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash

As much as we’d like to say and believe otherwise, there are limits to our skill sets and the amount of time in the day. Whether wealthy or not, it’s tempting to DIY anything and everything, relying on YouTube and search engines to piecemeal a solution together, whether that’s planningRead More →