100 Equals Be Proud

Today I posted my 100 post on Mangia, Mangia… No Talk!I am featuring all the wonderful faces that visited my home, and my family who endured all the; “Wait I have to take a picture for Mangia, Mangia!” yet ultimately feasting on a meal.I encourage you to visit today, read my 100th post, browse a bit, become a follower, leave me as many comments as you like, and enjoy it.http://mangiamangianotalk.blogspot.com/...more
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7 Ways to Be the Best Guest

By Tara Riceberg, Guest Contributor – Party Planning & EntertainingIt is often believed that the success of a party depends upon the host. This is not entirely true. A great event is a combination of an inspired host and a considerate guest. As Labor Day approaches and the NFL kicks off the fall party season, here are some simple rules to ensure that you’ll be a fantastic guest....more

Send it in a letter.

Just because you can send a letter or invitation electronically nowadays doesn't mean you have to send it that way. A simple way to acknowledge and share the artistic endeavors of others is to send a handmade card or invitation....more

Octavine Illustration--a little blog about Art Deco, Travel, Music and Beauty

Welcome to Octavine Illustration! ...more