Just Get Out Of Here!

Summer is coming. And that means (1) warm weather, (2) BBQs, (3) sunsets past 9 PM, and my favorite, (4) vacation. Now that the weather is breaking to reveal warmer, less cloudy days, you might find yourself thinking about an upcoming vacation (like I am) or your dream trip…sunny weather, sandy beaches, the sound of…

Are You Accustomed to Customs? – National Etiquette Week – Day 4

How many times have you been distracted today? Did you just get distracted when the notification for this post appeared? ūüôā So, since I have you for a moment, consider this question. Have you allowed yourself a few moments to daydream about what you would rather be doing instead of what you feel like you…

I Bet You Think This Weekends About You

Hosting out-of-town guests can be exciting, but¬†sometimes equally as anxiety inducing. So, it’s no surprise to me that this past weekend while hosting my dad and aunt, there was a bit of a mix of both emotions as I worked through what types of activities would ensue. Both my aunt and my dad have visited…

National Etiquette Week – #scarletetiquetteweek2015

Guess what week it is! It’s National Etiquette Week and Scarlet will not miss this opportunity to get in on the action! You can look out for fun opportunities to engage with Scarlet all week long. Monday:¬†Kick off your week with positivity and thanks! Write 3 people a hand written thank you note thanking them…

International Tipping Guidelines

International leisure travel is exciting, but there are some things that you should keep in mind in order to ensure a successful getaway. The one thing that you’ll certainly need on this journey is money. Even if it’s an all-inclusive, all expenses paid journey, you still need a bit of pocket change – just because.…

Slugging Aint Easy

A few weeks ago while visiting our friends over at the DC Women’s Business Center, I noticed an interesting phenomenon. There were people randomly lined up in unmarked areas of downtown Washington DC standing calmly in lines, just waiting. Since I’m a curious creature, I decided to pay close attention to how this whole ordeal…

Accustomed To Customs?

If you do an online search for “international travel”, a whole slew of tips on making sure that your trip is a success will surface. In summary, they’ll include things like: – Remember your passport (you’ll need it to travel pretty much anywhere outside of your home country) – Know the critical words and phrases…

Shut That Baby Up!

For some awkward reason, I seem to always be placed next to a mother and/or father and their infant baby when I travel or go out to eat. Considering that babies aren’t usually lining up for me to hold them and they usually¬†cry when I even try to, I find this phenomenon pretty fascinating. The…

ASK SCARLET – HOUSE GUESTS

BURNING QUESTION? NEED ADVICE ON HOW TO HANDLE A SITUATION SURROUNDING HOUSE GUESTS. ASK TODAY AND WE’LL RESPOND LIVE TOMORROW! Ready? Set!¬†ASK SCARLET!