1. Are elbows ever allowed on the table? Yes. In between courses or when no food is on the table. This holds true for everyone at the table.
2. When eating soup, should you spoon the soup away from you? Yes. Soup is always spooned away ... Read More »
Name Tag Etiquette
If you attend cocktail parties or other events where networking is the name of the game, name tags or badge holders can be lifesavers. Providing well-printed name tags is one of the most effective investments you can make if you’re holding a networking ... Read More »
Because they are hands-free, speaker phones allow more than two people to take part in a call at the same time, even though this can result in a “tunnel effect”—a kind of echo that distorts the sound of the speakers’ voices. Speakerphones in offices, which can be ... Read More »
Today the world is divided into two groups of people: those born in the paper age, and those born in the digital one. I am in the former group. Some of us might not be comfortable sending invitations online, but whether we like it or not, welcome to ... Read More »
Does anyone use the telephone anymore? Apparently not, if you’re between the age of 15 and 29. I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve tried to leave a message for my 17-year-old niece, only to find her voice mailbox full. When I ask her about ... Read More »
After waiting nine long months for a baby to arrive, most parents are excited to share their news with family and friends. Birth announcements make the event official. Here are some tips on how/and what to share in one.
Birth announcements and personal notations? It’s not ... Read More »
Pregnant women are beautiful, but pregnancy is also very personal. No one can help but be amazed by the miracle of a pregnant woman’s body, and in our society today, women often seem to want to show off am expanding belly (a far cry from the old ... Read More »
Okay, so I’m a royalist. I admit it. Simply put, I love tradition, and nowhere else in the world can you find such pageantry and history and tradition as in London. The city defines the word civility: Londoners are famous for their politeness and sense of humor. ... Read More »