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How to find household staff for a luxury home

How to Find the Best Household Staff for a Luxury Home

Wondering how to find the best household staff for a luxury home? About how many household staff members are needed for a properly-functioning mansion or estate? Need to know the best domestic staffing agencies? What about the other expert tips to know before you embark on finding your household staff? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has all the answers.   

how to re-sell luxury furniture

How to Re-Sell the Luxury Furniture You No Longer Need

Now that your spring cleaning is finally done, why not make some money? Your discarded “stuff” could be perfect for one of the best luxury home goods re-sale sites. You will, of course, also be contributing the growth of the circular economy and luxury sustainability efforts. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is sharing the facts on how to re-sell luxury furniture, home decor and objects that you no longer need.

Best luxury host and hostess gifts

the luxury gift guide: the best host and hostess gifts

You’ve hit the jackpot: an invitation to stay at a friend’s or family member’s vacation home. Beautiful location, time with loved ones, and no need to tip the bellman or settle up an enormous bill when it’s time to depart. What could be better? The only thing between you and the perfect vacation is choosing a gift for your gracious host or hostess. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares our luxury gift guide for the best host and hostess gifts out there right now.

how to have a mosquito-free outdoor party

How to Make your Next Outdoor Event Mosquito-Free

A glamorous summer evening party under the stars. It sounds like a dream, right? Unfortunately, a swarm of pesky uninvited guests that can turn the whole thing into a nightmare. What’s the secret to making your outdoor living space bug-free? Our intrepid correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research, and she’s sharing some environmentally-friendly ideas on how to get rid of mosquitoes. Here’s how to make your next outdoor event mosquito-free. 

How to host outdoor party

how to host the perfect outdoor party at your home

Summer entertaining season has arrived! And hosting an outdoor party is one of the great joys of warm weather living. But how to do it effortlessly and elegantly? Our interior design expert Laurie S. Woods shares 10 steps to creating the perfect luxury outdoor living space. Here’s how to host the perfect outdoor party at your home. And how to create a space that you and your family will love spending time in, too.