Your Votes Revealed!

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A special thanks to all my lovely viewers and readers who have voted and sent in your thoughts about what you’d like to see featured more frequently on Grace & Poise and also for your suggestions on how to improve the content on this blog.  Within just seven days we had over 250 votes come in: many of which were your own personal ideas that you’ll see featured in the upcoming posts – keep eyes peeled!

Your Votes:

The Etiquette column featuring up-to-date advice on manners and common courtesy  received maximum votes.

The Motivational/Inspirational column was the runner-up.  Primarily our monthly, Words of Wisdom and the ‘Today’s Reminder‘ updates posted daily on Facebook and Instagram prove to be popular.  This feature will certainly continue.

How-to fashion/style column/OOTD came third and is a feature which interests me greatly.   Along with suggestions of commencing a new column featuring my personal style (OOTD) I look forward to creating a new addition to Grace and Poise.

Youtube.  Second-to-last votes went to creating a YouTube channel.  While this is something that I would love to do and I realise that many of you have voted that you’d like to see this feature I recognised that at this point in time it will have to be put on the back-burner.

Frequency in posting was what many of you voted for.  It is definatly something that I would like to improve on and I’ll promise to do my best a featuring posts more regulary.  However, due to work and study commitments I can’t make any great promises.

Other Requests:

Along with the suggested votes, many of you wrote your own suggestions and requests.  A special note of thanks to those who sent in their personal requests such as:

  • How-to improve manners
  • Personal posts – we’d like to get to know you better
  • On the topic of Gentlemen
  • The articles on femininity is a favourite
  • More unique posts
  • Finding the balance between being dignified vs. fun
  • How to be witty in a lady-like manner
  • Feature more celebrity/movie characters/book character examples
  • Advice on how to deal with flirts and annoying people
  • How physical should you be with male friends?
  • Classiness in different styles: like bohemian/trendy/ romantic
  • What does good humor look like?

Whilst this poll officially closes today, a new one opens which will remain open for the duration of the blog as a window for new readers to share their thoughts on what they would like to see featured on this blog and share their comments and make suggestions.  The poll will be displayed on the right column of this blog for future suggestions.

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This Week on Instagram No. 3

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I hope all my readers are enjoying a lovely relaxing weekend.  Despite being in the throes of winter in Australia, we have had some beautiful sunny days with clear blue skies which has been delightful.

Your chance to vote is still open!  Voting closes next Thursday when results will be revealed! Don’t forget you can add an additional answer/comment below the voting box if there is something not on the list you’d like to see.

Wishing everyone a safe and happy new week.

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Follow me on Instagram for next week’s coverage. . .

This Week on Instagram No. 2

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This week on Instagram. . .

We were lucky enough to have a long-weekend in Australia this week!  This proved a perfect opportunity to take a relaxing stroll along the beach and enjoy the simple pleasures of an extra day on the weekend!

This week’s flashback took us to the beautiful state of Tasmania, situated in South-East Australia and separated by the Bass Straight.  We holidayed there a few weeks ago and found it so relaxing and it was such a delight to take in all the amazing natural beauty Tasmania offers.  From the gorgeous harbors dotted with boats of every kind to the winding roads along the coastline where the bushland meets the sea – breathtaking!

Wishing all my readers an extra-lovely week ahead!

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{daily reminder to take risks and be a little adventurous!}

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{a lovely stroll along the seaside on the weekend}

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{a perfect day!}

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{daily reminder that when times are tough you need to create your own happiness}

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{fondue time!}

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{fresh fruits ready to be dipped in melted chocolate mmmmm… hungry anyone?}

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{daily reminder: mind over matter}

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{met to furry little fellow (so cuddly!) on our vacation in Tasmania, Australia}

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{this kangaroos were even kind enough to strike a pose!}

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{daily reminder to lend a helping hand and brighten someone’s day}

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{sunset – Tasmania, Australia}

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{enjoying a cruise around Port Arthur’s historic site}

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{homemade garlic bread – delicious!}

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{happy thoughts are the best!}

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{it’s the weekend – finally!}

This Week on Instragram No. 1

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Highlights from our first week on Instagram. . .

This week included a selection of inspiration thoughts and words of wisdom to inspire (posted daily!)  We also provided live feed coverage of Sweden’s royal wedding, including Valentino’s sketch of the bridal gown and a few teary guests.

Let’s see what a new week brings?

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{daily reminder to live simply}

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{daily reminder from Abraham Lincoln on procrastination}

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{yes, we are now Pinterest!}

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{daily reminder of the gift of today}

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{daily reminder from Carolina Herrera on elegance}

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{fashionable guests make an entrance to the wedding}

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{the ceremony}

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{official portrait of the bride and groom}

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{Valentino’s sketch – isn’t it gorgeous?}

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{daily reminder to invest well}

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{daily reminder of how we are defined}

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