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Taking your office snack drawer to the next level
Hello, readers! Bon Vivant is taking a break this week for post-Mardi Gras rest and reflection, but will return next week. If you are new to the blog or if you missed a few posts, click here for the archive…
The art of being a great overnight houseguest
Create a bedside coffee station for a decadent wakeup call
Creating warm and inviting temporary guest accommodations
January is seemingly “National Finally Start Eating Healthy and Exercising Month.” So, for the final installment in my beauty series, we’re talking nutrition and fitness. (Click here for the skincare edition, here for the makeup edition and here for the hair and…
The hair and nails edition
A well-stocked kitchen keeps you prepared during Carnival and beyond
Overcoming the Mid-Week Slump
The makeup edition
The skincare edition
A proper night at the theater
Tokens of appreciation for any occasion or none at all.
Tips and etiquette for visiting the spa
A festive alternative to boozy beverages for occasional and lifelong abstainers
The Social Card Edition
Modern communication with old-fashioned flair
Flu season etiquette for you and me
Discovering, savoring and frequenting your happy place or places
Planning quality me-time to relax, rejuvenate and have fun.
The Southern style battle royal of Labor Day versus White Clothing.
Easy eats that help maximize your summer leisure time.
The Southern woman's stylish piece de resistance
Discovering methods to improve a night’s sleep, as well as those sumptuous weekend naps is what you might call a personal hobby. On the surface, this might sounds like a fairly frivolous pastime, but according to most research on the…
The many benefits of the perfect bath.
Simple, fresh and local ingredients create the best treats of the season.
Use blooms in your rooms to brighten the décor and the day.
Injecting rituals into your morning routine can keep you grounded, provide clarity and ready you for the day.
Outfitting your office with tableware for more a civilized lunchtime
A not-so listy list of must-read authors, Southern and otherwise
Check out photos from our recent events.