You had great intentions. You took the photo, ordered the cards, maybe even addressed and stamped them. But just couldn’t get them in the mail in time. What do you do now? Is it ok to send Christmas cards after Christmas? Of course it is! It’s never too late to connect with those you love. […]
Dec 27, 2022
This one-handed method for how to tie a tie is simple for kids, teens, and beginners and will give you a great looking tie knot.
Jul 19, 2022
If you’ve been invited to a party, gathering, or overnight stay, it’s always a kind gesture (and good etiquette) to take a hostess gift. But if it’s a kid-centered or family-friendly event, why not take a gift the entire host family can enjoy?
Jul 8, 2022
I have an unpopular opinion. As an etiquette instructor, I’m going to stop teaching my students to leave their phones away from the dinner table. Hear me out… For years now I’ve been teaching students: “Don’t bring your phone to the dinner table. Leave it in the car or in your room.” But the more […]
Aug 16, 2021
I’ve been thinking about this whole left side vs. right side name tag etiquette debate for way too long now. I’m nerdy like that. But it’s ok- I’ve accepted it’s just who I am. Most of my friends still love me. So, instead of just thinking on it, I decided to compile all my ridiculously […]
Jun 15, 2021
Bear and I demonstrate the simplest way to pin on a boutonniere that stays tight all prom night!
Apr 23, 2021
Is it possible to be an over-thanker? It’s important to express your gratitude, but my friend was worried about coming on too strong with a thank you text PLUS a handwritten note. My friend, Loren, sent me a message the other day and asked: What a sweet question, Loren. Send a quick text or email […]
Jan 25, 2021
If you ever plan to be an adult, you’re going to need to know how to address an envelope correctly. Good envelope etiquette really makes you look like you know what you’re doing to the person who receives your letter and, of course, the main reason for correspondence etiquette is so the post office can […]
Dec 13, 2020
I really like hosting parties. I love the invitations and food, the decorations, dress, and desserts. But, most of all, I enjoy providing a pleasant event for our family and friends and making people feel welcome at our home. This week I started passing that idea of being a welcoming host along to our children. […]
Oct 15, 2020
I’m sure you’ve seen flags flying on big flag poles at half-staff, but how do you modify that for flags hanging outside your home or on your porch? Watch the video or read on below to learn how to fly a flag at half staff at home using a mourning ribbon. Flying a flag at […]
Sep 9, 2020
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