Saturday, January 31, 2015
Many people will agree with me that a person who is not considerate is a very grating thing, and no-one wants to be with a person like that. Mould yourself into a truly considerate person, and you will have the true essence of a lady.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
A real lady knows how to make a proper glass of iced tea. And I mean real iced tea, not Lipton cold brew. Whether having a friend over for brunch, or hosting a tea party on the hottest day of summer, a good recipe for iced tea is an essential.
For the recipe, click here.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The second concern is her makeup. Under no circumstances does the Bombshell want her face to get wet. She will cover her head with a scarf or magazine if no umbrella is present. Men have been known to walk several blocks out of their way to keep a Bombshell's head covered and she has quite a collection of business cards to prove it.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Stuff Every Woman Should Know by Alanna Kalb. Copyright 2010.
This book includes everything from how to check your oil to how to dress for your body type. A comprehensive guide to the most important necessities to becoming a well-rounded lady. Plus: it's pocket-sized for easy transportation! Definitely worth the purchase.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
If the boys are savages, we want (the girls) to be their civilizer. We want her to tame them, to subdue their ferocity, to soften their manners, and to teach them all-needed lessons of order, sobriety, and meekness, and patience, and goodness... Seek ye then, fair daughters, the possession of that inward grace, whose essence shall permeate and vitalize the affections, adorn the countenance, make mellifluous the voice, and impart a hallowed beauty even to your motions. Not merely that you may be loved, would I urge you this, but that you may, in truth, be lovely- that loveliness which fades not with time, nor is marred or alienated by disease, but which neither chance nor change can in any way despoil.
Beauty and style are not the surest passports to womanhood - some of the noblest specimens of womanhood that the world has ever seen, have presented the plainest and most unprepossessing appearance. A woman's worth is to be estimated by the real goodness of her heart, the greatness of her soul, and the purity and sweetness of her character; and a woman with a kindly disposition and well-balanced temper, is both lovely and attractive, be her face ever so plain, and her figure ever so homely...
Have the courage to cut the most agreeable acquaintance. - Do this when you are convinced that he lacks principle; a friend should bear with a friend's infirmities, but not with his vices.
An author is known by his writings, a mother by her daughter, a fool by his words, and all men (or women) by their companions.
The world is full of ignorance, and the ignorant will always criticise, because they live to suffer ills, for they know no better.
From sniffing my way through an upscale perfume boutique to cornering a car salesman for valuable bargaining tips, there's one thing I realized: No matter what you're doing or who you're talking to, stand up straight, pull back those shoulders, and smile. It works, and it's called confidence. Don't have any? Fake it.