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Memorable Guests

October 9, 2017

“The best moments of a visit are those, which again and again postpone close.” - JEAN PAUL RICHTER   One of the hallmarks of a good hostess is that your guests are sad to depart the home where everything was carefully planned for their comfort and entertainment. As a guest who has been a recipient of such gracious hospitality, I find it nice to send the hostess a gift with a handwritten note in appreciation…


Small Cheer and Great Welcome

September 28, 2017

“Small Cheer and Great Welcome Makes a Merry Feast.” - WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE   Shakespeare’s thought is something that all good hostesses know and graciously implement for all their guests. The Ritz-Carlton credo takes this to another level and one that is very simple to keep in mind when entertaining houseguests:   “The Ritz-Carlton is a place where the genuine care and comfort of our guests is our highest mission. We pledge to provide the finest…