Posts by: Kimberly Pope

I had a great time chatting with Ms. Emmie Martin of CNBC: Make It. And I hope you enjoy her latest article highlighting some points of etiquette we discussed. Enjoy! (Click here to continue reading…)

It’s Diner en Blanc season and everyone has tips. Most articles have a similar story: background on the Diner en Blanc concept, basic checklist, and maybe a few notes about vendors, expected crowds, and previous turnout. Not many articles actually cover other details that are just as important as the basic Diner en Bla…

Picture this. Washington, DC. 2015. Some of you will get that reference. I’m at a leadership conference and we’re going to be served breakfast. As I sit down at my table, I reach for my napkin to place in my lap and that’s when I notice – it’s not there. That’s because the woman next to me grabbed the wrong napkin, thr…

My mother always teases me and says my house looks staged and not lived in. That’s her way of saying I need more clutter (bless her heart). I like for my home to feel warm, inviting, and comfortable for guests – and that’s hard to do if there’s sensory overload in your home. The same can be said when it comes to sellin…

The April issue of Prince William Living Magazine is their “Green Issue.” As part of this month’s theme, I decided to take a different spin on the idea. Here’s a link to my latest article called “Mindful Dining.” Hope you enjoy! Be sure to click here to sign up for our newsletter. Our monthly blog, “Pearls of POPE” has…