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A look into the things that sparked joy and the things she thanked and threw out.
I am still trying to figure out how I feel about pocket-sized, tidying-up queen Marie Kondo.Am I enamored of her girlish charm? Or do I find her brand of niceness boring?Do I feel that full-body tingle when I hold an overwrought Lladro ...
 
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Can shortcuts help you make the cut?
My Truly Rich Friends, especially the old ones, will not be happy to know that I am sharing these shortcuts to success with you, my Not So Rich readers. But I see myself as Queen of the People, and so to the ordinary ...
 
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"Some I adore, others I like, and a few I don’t really need—but what matters most is that I was remembered by the people I love."
My Truly Rich Sister is very obsessive about folding paper, so the detritus of Christmas (the mess of wrappers, ribbons, and sticky tape) has been cleared away and the only thing that remains is the bounty of stuff.I’ve only surveyed my stash ...
 
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I, too, just like the rest of the country, clapped like a seal and let out a yelp when Steve Harvey announced Miss Philippines as the winner, says the Truly Rich Lady.
Would you like to send a message or ask the Truly Rich Lady a question? E-mail her at [email protected] have only been a handful of times when I've witnessed such a climactic expression of emotion within the halls of the Coo House.The ...
 
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Readers, is there a particular way you take your Christmas/ New Year’s/ reunion photographs?
I am very happy that the face of my Truly Rich Aunt has finally settled just in time for the many family portraits of the holiday season. While she still has the permanent of expression of someone surprised or softly electrocuted, at ...
 
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Truly Rich People can be quite funny.
I really want to know more about my friends, so when Town&Country Philippines hosted its Fab Dine Around event (This is a marvelous idea! Why put together a party when you can have 61 restaurants do it for you?), I took the ...
 
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Lessons on how to live a long and fulfilled life.
I, the Truly Rich Lady, am not afraid of getting old. In fact, I am looking forward to the (still far off) days when I am entitled to free parking, preferential service at banks, and a discount for a double scoop of ...
 
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Comfort is key when it comes to luxury travel.
I am not obsessed with this Meghan Markle who married a Prince, and who made all our girlhood dreams come true. I am not!I do not know, for example, that she is on a tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand, ...
 
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What to do when you see someone wearing the same dress, you bump into your ex, or the waiter spills wine on your couture (and your cleavage).
There is unusual chatter about balls at the moment, so it might be a good time to dig up the quick-and-dirty rules of attending a formal event. Whether a grand ceremony of countless beautiful faces (the last good one I attended was ...
 
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Let these broad strokes be your quick-test when governing the sometimes ungovernable.
What is lovable but germy, a big ball of cute but also a big pain in the you-know-what?Why, those two- to six-year old human beings, in the life stage right after I'm-a-helpless-thing and just before the beginnings of self-mastery.Let us focus on ...
 
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At the end of the day, the boss, whether perfect or questionable, capable or an idiot, is good to have on your side.
I've learned a lot from my former bosses, some Truly Rich, others not. One, an old lady who always smelled like crushed rose petals in milk, stressed the exercise of elegance in everything, especially the littlest things: “No, no, Si-si. A ‘Hello’ will ...
 
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Like the honest plants that grow in my garden, life can be a wreath of harmony if we hold hands and stick them in the dirt together.
I like gardening because it is honest. Care well for your plants and they will flower in full or bear juicy fruit or just grow a multitude of leaves that will delight. Simply put, the more you toil in your woodland-style Piet Oudolf-esque ...
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