Category: Dining & Entertaining

the etiquette of eating appetizers

The Etiquette of Eating Appetizers

    By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Today's question comes from a blog reader in my home state of Florida. It has to do with ...

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etiquette of coffee

Coffee Etiquette — Complete Guide to Coffee House Manners

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor The coffee shop has become an institution, even an obsession, as people search for their favorite c...

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how to eat soup

The Top 7 Etiquette Tips for Graciously Eating Soup

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor If you enjoy soup, you’ll love this post! I’ve gathered seven savvy etiquette tips for how to e...

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Does the Host Always Pay

Does the Host Always Pay?

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor If people are planning a party where they're celebrating themselves or family member(s), does the h...

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Holiday Party Etiquette Tips

The Unspoken Etiquette of Your Holiday Office Party

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor For your holiday office party, the boss rented out the ballroom, ordered a bounty of drinks and food, and pai...

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How to Choose and Give the Perfect Hostess Gift

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor When you've been invited to a dinner or party, most of the time, it's customary to bring a gift for...

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How to Say Grace Amazing Well This Thanksgiving and Anytime

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Two of the most common fears people share are public speaking and heights. I bet if we took a poll,...

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Surprising Manners for Eating Chicken and Corn-on-the-Cob

Surprising Manners for Eating Chicken and Corn-on-the-Cob

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Summer is around the corner, and the block is short. I know this because Corbett, my youngest, tell...

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Elbows on the table. Have the manners changed? Yes!

Elbows On the Table, Have the Manners Changed? Yes!

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Elbows on The Table, Have the Manners Changed? Yep! This question came from a notecard during Q & A Time a...

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7 Savvy Manners for Writing Thank you Notes After Saying Thanks

Writing Thank You Notes After Saying Thanks – 7 Savvy Manners

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Greetings! If you've been on the receiving end of a meal, a gift, or an act of kindness recently, writing ...

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