Confused by the dress code for holiday parties? Join the club! But if you see semi-formal, it generally means this. For women, it's a cocktail dress or a pants suit in a dressy fabric like cashmere, polyester or silk. For men, it's a suit made of gabardine, cashmere, wool blend (not linen or seersucker, which are too casual). The suit can be worn without the vest. As you … [Read more...] about What does “semi-formal” mean?
House blessings are a normal part of the whole process of acquiring a new home. For religious people, a house blessing takes on the form of a religious ritual, while for those who are not religious, it is a secular tradition. But regardless of whether it takes on a religious undertone or not, a house blessing is a memorable affair that serves to give the new homeowners a … [Read more...] about Blessing a New Home