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23 hours ago

Polished Manners

Shrove Tuesday or Pancake day is part of the Christian calendar, it is celebrated in different ways around the world. ⁣

Shrove Tuesday commemorates the eve of Lent, 40 days of fasting before Easter. ⁣

Shrove Tuesday derives from the practice of Anglo-Saxon Christian's going into confession the day before Lent and being shriven (absolved of their sins).⁣

A bell would be rung to call people to confession, this became known as 'Pancake Bell' and is still rung today.⁣

Shrove Tuesday always falls 47 days before Easter Sunday.⁣

Eggs, sugar, milk and butter were among food ingredients that used to be forbidden during Lent, so they were often used up to make pancakes.⁣

Enjoy pancake day even if you are not religious.⁣
Which toppings or fillings do you like on your pancakes?

#shrovetuesday #pancakeday #pancakeday2020 #lent #Christians
#fattuesday #mardigras2020
#polishedmannersuk
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Shrove Tuesday or Pancake day is part of the Christian calendar, it is celebrated in different ways around the world. ⁣ ⁣ Shrove Tuesday commemorates the eve of Lent, 40 days of fasting before Easter. ⁣ ⁣ Shrove Tuesday derives from the practice of Anglo-Saxon Christians going into confession the day before Lent and being shriven (absolved of their sins).⁣ ⁣ A bell would be rung to call people to confession, this became known as Pancake Bell and is still rung today.⁣ ⁣ Shrove Tuesday always falls 47 days before Easter Sunday.⁣ ⁣ Eggs, sugar, milk and butter were among food ingredients that used to be forbidden during Lent, so they were often used up to make pancakes.⁣ ⁣ Enjoy pancake day even if you are not religious.⁣ Which toppings or fillings do you like on your pancakes? ⁣#shrovetuesday #pancakeday #pancakeday2020 #lent #christians #fattuesday #mardigras2020 #polishedmannersuk ⁣

2 days ago

Polished Manners

The term "Personal Branding" was coined by Tom Peters in 1997.
He said we are all CEOs of our personal brand no matter what industry we work in or where we live.⁣

It is important to be yourself, don't follow the crowd, let your unique qualities show. Online and offline, your personal brand exists, what impression do you give? ⁣

What message do you send with the things you do and say? How do you behave?⁣

A good personal brand is essential to cultivating a successful life and career.
#personalbranding #firstimpressions #businessetiquette #softskillstraining
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The term Personal Branding was coined by Tom Peters in 1997. He said we are all CEOs of our personal brand no matter what industry we work in or where we live.⁣ ⁣ It is important to be yourself, dont follow the crowd, let your unique qualities show. Online and offline, your personal brand exists, what impression do you give? ⁣ ⁣ What message do you send with the things you do and say? How do you behave?⁣ ⁣ A good personal brand is essential to cultivating a successful life and career. #personalbranding #firstimpressions #businessetiquette #softskillstraining

6 days ago

Polished Manners

Feeling grateful to be alive and well to celebrate another birthday.
A year older, definitely wiser but still young at heart.
just 50 plus.....years young.🙂
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Feeling grateful to be alive and well to celebrate another birthday. A year older, definitely wiser but still young at heart. just 50 plus.....years young.🙂

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Happy Birthday❤️❤️❤️

Happy birthday 🥳

Birthday Blessings🎊🎉🎂🍰🎈🛍🎀🎁

Happy birthday 🍰🎂 aunty Laura, wishing you the very best of another year, full of wisdom, patience, mercy, favour and most of all good health always amen. Hope you are still enjoying your day? Remain blessed Xxx 🍾🥂 Love and best wishes- the Mukeme family ❤

Happy Birthday Laura. Many happy returns. More of God's grace and blessings.

Happy birthday

Happy birthday dear Aunty Laura

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1 week ago

Polished Manners

There is still time to enroll your teenager for our course on Saturday 29th February.

Etiquette and social skills training are an important addition to your teenager's skills set. It not only prepares them for adult life, it builds resilience and self-respect.

They will learn social skills that will boost their confidence and self-esteem, including body language, well mannered communication, social media etiquette and table manners.

Enrollment and full course information is available via the link in bio or email:
laura@polishedmanners.co.uk
#etiquetteclass #etiquetteschool
#etiquettecourse #etiquetteforteens #teenagers
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There is still time to enroll your teenager for our course on Saturday 29th February. Etiquette and social skills training are an important addition to your teenagers skills set. It not only prepares them for adult life, it builds resilience and self-respect. They will learn social skills that will boost their confidence and self-esteem, including body language, well mannered communication, social media etiquette and table manners. Enrollment and full course information is available via the link in bio or email: laura@polishedmanners.co.uk #etiquetteclass #etiquetteschool #etiquettecourse #etiquetteforteens #teenagers

1 week ago

Polished Manners

"Our days are happier when we give people a piece of our heart rather than a piece of our mind."
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Kindness is so easy to
give, and doesn't have to cost anything. It can be as simple as listening, being supportive or just giving some of your time.
#bekind #randomactsofkindness #kindnessstartswithone
#kindnessmatters
#positivemindset
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Our days are happier when we give people a piece of our heart rather than a piece of our mind. Unknown Kindness is so easy to give, and doesnt have to cost anything. It can be as simple as listening, being supportive or just giving some of your time. #bekind #randomactsofkindness #kindnessstartswithone #kindnessmatters #positivemindset

1 week ago

Polished Manners

Be gentle with yourself, take care of yourself, start loving yourself.
Be kind to yourself.
#selflove #selfcare #youmatter #selfrespect #loveyourself #wellnessmatters #weekendthoughts #wellbeing #polishedmannersuk
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Be gentle with yourself, take care of yourself, start loving yourself. Be kind to yourself. #selflove #selfcare #youmatter #selfrespect #loveyourself #wellnessmatters #weekendthoughts #wellbeing #polishedmannersuk

2 weeks ago

Polished Manners

I hope your day is filled with love and kindness. Love knows no barriers, love can conquer all.

I am grateful for the love of family, friends and all those who have shown me kindness and support.
#valentinesday2020
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I hope your day is filled with love and kindness. Love knows no barriers, love can conquer all. I am grateful for the love of family, friends and all those who have shown me kindness and support. #valentinesday2020❤

2 weeks ago

Polished Manners

As Valentine's day approaches, here are some tips that will help make it a memorable day. ⁣
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Plan ahead if you are in a relationship, be thoughtful about the card and gift you buy. Elaborate plans are not essential, you might want to have a discussion about how you both want to spend the day so you are in agreement.⁣
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If you are dining out, make a reservation in advance at a restaurant that will be to your date or partner's liking, not just yours.⁣
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Don't dictate your date or partner's menu choice or steer them away from the expensive part of the menu.⁣
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The bill should be settled discreetly without comment about the cost or joking about volunteering to wash dishes.⁣ Avoid an embarrassment by making sure you have sufficient funds available.
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Gifts don't have to be expensive as long as it is something your partner will appreciate.
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Gifts should reflect the length of time you have been together.⁣
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Dress up, make an effort with your appearance, it shows that you care.⁣
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Mind your table manners, give full attention to your partner or date. Electronic gadgets should be out of sight.⁣
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Do think about people around you on their own who may be feeling left out or sad on this day.⁣
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Valentine's day is a day to express our love and appreciation to those we love. It is not a competition about who can buy the biggest cards and most expensive gifts and treats.
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May it be the start of 365 days filled with #love, kindness, simple courtesies and loving gestures.
#valentinesday2020 #love #valentinesday2020❤
#valentinesdayetiquette
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As Valentines day approaches, here are some tips that will help make it a memorable day. ⁣ 🌹⁣ Plan ahead if you are in a relationship, be thoughtful about the card and gift you buy. Elaborate plans are not essential, you might want to have a discussion about how you both want to spend the day so you are in agreement.⁣ 🌹⁣ If you are dining out, make a reservation in advance at a restaurant that will be to your date or partners liking, not just yours.⁣ 🌹⁣ Dont dictate your date or partners menu choice or steer them away from the expensive part of the menu.⁣ 🌹⁣ The bill should be settled discreetly without comment about the cost or joking about volunteering to wash dishes.⁣ Avoid an embarrassment by making sure you have sufficient funds available. 🌹⁣ Gifts dont have to be expensive as long as it is something your partner will appreciate. 🌹⁣ Gifts should reflect the length of time you have been together.⁣ 🌹⁣ Dress up, make an effort with your appearance, it shows that you care.⁣ 🌹⁣ Mind your table manners, give full attention to your partner or date. Electronic gadgets should be out of sight.⁣ 🌹⁣ Do think about people around you on their own who may be feeling left out or sad on this day.⁣ 🌹 Valentines day is a day to express our love and appreciation to those we love. It is not a competition about who can buy the biggest cards and most expensive gifts and treats. 🌹 May it be the start of 365 days filled with #love, kindness, simple courtesies and loving gestures. #valentinesday2020 #love #valentinesday2020❤ #valentinesdayetiquette

3 weeks ago

Polished Manners


Mothers should be celebrated every day, not just once a year. ⁣
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If you're not sure what to buy your mum or mother figure for mothers day, an afternoon tea etiquette experience might just be the perfect gift.⁣
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Join me as we celebrate all mothers by having afternoon tea in a luxurious venue and gain some knowledge about the history and etiquette of having afternoon tea.⁣
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Make it a treat for all the family, anyone can join in to celebrate this special occasion to show their appreciation.⁣
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£62.50 for two people or more. £75.00 per person.
Spaces are limited, email: laura@polishedmanners.co.uk or send a direct message for more information.⁣
#mothersdaygifts
#momsofinstagram #mothersday2020
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⁣ Mothers should be celebrated every day, not just once a year. ⁣ ☕💎⁣ If youre not sure what to buy your mum or mother figure for mothers day, an afternoon tea etiquette experience might just be the perfect gift.⁣ ☕💎⁣ Join me as we celebrate all mothers by having afternoon tea in a luxurious venue and gain some knowledge about the history and etiquette of having afternoon tea.⁣ ☕💎⁣ Make it a treat for all the family, anyone can join in to celebrate this special occasion to show their appreciation.⁣ ☕💎⁣ £62.50 for two people or more. £75.00 per person. Spaces are limited, email: laura@polishedmanners.co.uk or send a direct message for more information.⁣ #mothersdaygifts #momsofinstagram #mothersday2020

3 weeks ago

Polished Manners

It's Children's mental health week, @place2Be is focusing on bravery, by asking everyone to think about what makes them feel brave. Please support their work and help shine a light on the importance of young people's #mentalhealth.

I in 8 Children and young people have a diagnosable #mentalhealth condition.

Among teenagers, rates of depression and anxiety have increased by 70% in the past 25 years.

Today's youth are tomorrow's adults, let us help prepare them for a future that involves living with good mental, a positive mindset and the ability to look after their emotional wellbeing.
#ChildrensMentalHealthWeek
#childrensmentalhealthweek #childrensmentalhealthmatters #place2be @ London, Unιted Kingdom
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Its Childrens mental health week, @place2Be is focusing on bravery, by asking everyone to think about what makes them feel brave. Please support their work and help shine a light on the importance of young peoples #mentalhealth. I in 8 Children and young people have a diagnosable #mentalhealth condition. Among teenagers, rates of depression and anxiety have increased by 70% in the past 25 years. Todays youth are tomorrows adults, let us help prepare them for a future that involves living with good mental, a positive mindset and the ability to look after their emotional wellbeing. #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek #childrensmentalhealthweek #childrensmentalhealthmatters #place2be @ London, Unιted KingdomImage attachmentImage attachment
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