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Simple Guide to Christmas Tipping

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Should You Send a Christmas Card to Someone Suffering a Loss This Year?

By: Maralee McKee Here's a quick tip. Should you send a Christmas card to those suffering a loss this year? Absolutely, but probably not a card from...

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Christmas Card Manners

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor When it comes to Christmas cards: What are the pros and cons of sending printed cards versus ema...

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Mayhem Equals Magic

By: Maralee McKee I hope each of you enjoyed an abundantly blessed and memory-making Thanksgiving! The McKee family celebrated around a smaller-...

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Quick Tip: Explaining Yourself When You RSVP

By: Maralee McKee Dear Maralee, On several occasions when I had to RSVP that I couldn't attend a party, the host asked me, "Why not?" Do you ha...

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Puppy Training Troubles

By: Maralee McKee Thank you to everyone who emailed the week before last to welcome the newest McKee, our Sheltie puppy, Miss Lilly. She's quic...

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Some Old Advice: Good Behavior and Social Etiquette

By: Maralee McKeeHere's a quote from a time when people thoughtfully considered in advance how their actions would impact those they connected wit...

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There’s a New McKee in the Family

By: Maralee McKee I'm happy to announce there's a new McKee in the world! No, not a two-legged one, although I'd love that most of all. This ...

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Some Old Advice: Cultivating Gracious Speech

By: Maralee McKee  Here's an etiquette book reminder from a hundred-plus years ago! Its advice seems stern for today's sensibilitie...

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Saying No to Buying Fundraising Items

When neighbors and coworkers ask you to buy items like gift wrap, candy, etc., for school fundraisers, and you just don't feel it's financially ...

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