Elegant kindred spirits

by Dena
(Washington, DC)


First off, Best Wishes and Congratulations to you and your husband! How very exciting! I am an "old married lady" of almost 25 years (and 4 children) and I still highly recommend married life ;)

I love your site and blog. My mother and father were in the jewelry business when I was a child and I somehow managed to end up reading many books on elegance and manners. Actually, I think that there were many late baby boomers like myself who refused to sink to the lower levels of culture that we were handed in the '70s. I grabbed my copy of "Elegance " and "Entertaining with Elegance" by Dariaux and held on tightly.

It looks like you are going to help our younger women and I look forward to seeing the results. I know that you will have great success because your site is already packed with quality content. You are very generous to have put so much time and effort into your webpages. One can tell that this is a labor of love for you!

I think that all of your posts are terrific, but the one that I have especially liked is the one about the "Church Suits". I love our church, but sometimes I miss the way the ladies and gentlemen would really put an effort into looking their best for church. The way I look at it is - most people would dress up for a meeting with the Queen of England, but they feel comfortable wearing denim to go to our Lord's house. I like dressing up for church because the preparation (a very biblical concept, I think) helps me get my heart and attitude right. To me, our Sunday church gathering isn't about personal fashion or elegance, but rather making the effort and setting this day apart from the others and making it special and joyful.

Finally, do you know this blog?


I love the way that this blogger inserts pictures of products that she is interested in. In the case of a book, it takes a reader into her Amazon shop so that she gets the commission.

Well, this has gotten a bit long... I am just so excited to have found a kindred spirit.

Warmly and fondly,


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Jan 28, 2010
by: Anonymous

hi where,s the post on church suits?

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