A behind-the-scenes look at the holidays in Henry Clay Frick’s grand mansion – Trib Live

Here’s a delightful look at household service during holiday seasons past… The Frick Pittsburgh in Point Breeze is tipping its hat this holiday season to the domestic staff that kept the large home running during the busy holiday season. “Through the Back Door: Domestic Service at Clayton During the Holidays,” is open Nov. 16 through…

Wilbur Ross, Trump’s Commerce Pick, Fired Undocumented Household Worker Before Confirmation Hearing

Make sure you confirm employees before they start work in your household. It is worth the few extra dollars to employ properly, especially if you are in a high profile role. Billionaire private equity executive Wilbur Ross told the Senate Commerce Committee that when he hired the worker in 2009, the person provided what looked…

The People Who Make Ivanka’s Life Run Are As Absent From Her Politics As They Are From Her Instagram

It is always interesting to question the “behind-the-scenes” of any successful enterprise. Inevitably you’ll find the hard working, unsung heroes of private service! Absent on IvankaTrump.com are women with whom Ivanka is, presumably, incredibly intimate, but whose lives can not be improved by a modest-yet-feminine, $138 sheath. These include the nannies, housekeepers, and other members…

Real-life butlers: What the Mr Carsons of 2015 really do in stately homes

Nice little peek at the Butler life…Enjoy. Exclusive: the Duke of Marlborough’s butler tells Eleanor Doughty why being a butler isn’t quite like Downton Abbey – although it is, just a little bit… But although waiting on the aristocracy is a niche trade requiring a cocktail of social and practical skills from tapestry management to…