Entries by Teresa C. Schneider

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Men & Women

It is again that time of the year to think about honoring the love of the special person in your life. Valentine’s Day can be an etiquette minefield, a consumerist trap and a reminder to celebrate your romance all wrapped in one. No matter how or if you celebrate, here are some ideas to make […]

How to Buy an Engagement Ring

So you’ve decided to propose! Congratulations. It’s a big decision, and once you’ve made the step of deciding to marry your partner, most men are faced with the next big decision: how to buy an engagement ring. After your car, an engagement ring might be one of the biggest single purchases you make, and there are […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again: Mother’s Day is coming up, and the pressure is on for you to find a thoughtful gift for your mother, wife, or partner. In case you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, we just get a small commission.

How to Give Great Gifts

Gift giving is a lifetime activity, so it pays to learn how to do it well. That’s right, gift-giving isn’t an innate sense that you either have or you don’t; you can learn how to give great gifts. It can be anxiety-inducing for many, but with a variety of techniques and some effort, your gifts […]

The Oriental Rug Guide

Arguably the finest quality rug available for the home, authentic Oriental rugs are investment pieces that, when cared for, become an heirloom quality item capable of being handed down from one generation to the next. They are literally art you can walk on, and they are one of the few old-world quality items you can […]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the pressure is on. While it can feel like one big capitalist cliché, chances are your partner will expect and appreciate some recognition for the relationship you share on V-Day (and you deserve some too!). If you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the […]