I believe the truest sign of refinement is how you treat those serving or working for you. This might be the barista at your local coffee shop, the cleaning ladies that whirl around your house every two weeks, or yes, even your Uber driver.
A few years ago, a friend of mine announced that she had finished all of her Christmas shopping – in October. And I remember feeling quite inadequate! I promise, the purpose of this post is not to make you feel that way. Read More
I have always loved collecting antique linen napkins. So I was thrilled when I found a company that is creating fine embroidered linens for a new generation and is making it fun to once again set a beautiful table. That’s why Malia Dreyer, of Lettermade, is DoSayGive’s first Profile in Refinement.
I have to admit, I have become that person who gives children’s books for birthdays and holidays. (I mean, really, who needs any more toys?!). Last Christmas I was so afraid of being dubbed the “boring aunt” by my nieces and nephews, but thankfully all turned out well!
Five years ago, when my preemie daughter was released from the NICU, my husband and I were willing and ready to do anything and everything to help her development. But I’ll never forget how surprised we were at her doctor’s first, and most important, piece of advice.
Okay, I know every mom in Dallas seems to have this key ring already, so this post is for my readers across the country who may not know about what a life-changing accessory it is. And I am not being melodramatic here. This key ring has truly changed my life, which I why I think it makes the perfect gift…
How many times a year do you make a run to Sprinkles, your local florist, or maybe a gift shop to buy something for a friend, co-worker, or teacher’s birthday? To save time and brainpower, I have started giving a “signature” gift. Throughout the year I will give the same gift over and over again. My latest one is so simple and appealing…
Emily Post once said that the attributes of a great lady may be found in the four S’s : Sincerity, Simplicity, Sympathy, and Serenity. I think I am fairly good at four of those attributes, but I have to admit, simplicity is a hard one for me.