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Maralee McKee

About Maralee McKee

Maralee McKee is the founder of Manners Mentor. With her best-friend style, sense of humor, and knack for updating etiquette to meet our modern sensibilities, she has been referred to as "Sandra Bullock meets Emily Post!" Maralee shows you how to become the best version of yourself. No fluff. No pretense. Just you at your authentic best! The person you were always meant to be! To learn more about Maralee click on the "Meet Maralee" or "New? Start Here" links at the top of this page.

Glove Etiquette: The Top 7 Things To Know

By: Maralee McKee Let's talk about glove etiquette, including dress gloves, winter gloves, and wearing gloves during flu season. See the end of...

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What is the proper etiquette for sitting and standing? Discover the manners for when to stand and why.

When to Stand and Why

  By: Maralee McKee With the changing roles of women in the workplace, and workplace etiquette becoming more the norm in social situati...

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What is the modern etiquette for holding the door for others? Discover how these modern etiquette tips will help you appear classy and poised.

Opening and Holding the Door for Others – The Top 5 Manners

By: Maralee McKee There's more to opening and holding the door for others than turning the knob or holding it for the next person. That's ...

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The 5 Manners of Valentine’s Day Everyone Should Know

By: Maralee McKee Valentine's Day: the most romantic, lovey-dovey, glorious day of affection, gifts, and expressions of love of the year. Or it's...

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How do you show your love to others? DIscover these 5 simple ways to show your love and make your loved one feel special.

5 Simple, Savvy, Sincere Ways to Show Your Love

  By: Maralee McKee You've probably heard the much quoted joke about the couple that's been married for decades. The wife asks her husb...

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10 Outdated Etiquette Rules You No Longer Want to Use

  By: Maralee McKee Using outdated etiquette rules can make us seem stuffy and out-of-sync with the expected norms of today. Here are t...

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Explore the best manners tips and etiquette advice from around the web. Learn how to be a savvy modern woman by keeping up to date with the best etiquette practice.

Manners and More From Around the Web (Week 14)

  By: Maralee McKee Happy New Year! In this first edition for 2020, you'll find a mix of timely, intriguing, and fun posts and articles...

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Are you wondering how to have the best year ever? Discover how to thrive in the new year and set goals you can actually achieve.

How to Make This Your Best Year Ever

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor You can make this your best year ever. No New Year's resolutions required! That's a good thing, because while...

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Who you do you need to write a thank you note to after Christmas? Explore the best practices for thank you note etiquette and so others how much you appreciate their thoughtfulness.

The 3 Persons You Really Should Write After-Christmas Thank You Notes to

You could send a thank you note to everyone who gave you a Christmas gift, but it's not necessary if you thanked them in person. However, there ar...

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Are you hosting Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? Discover the best hostess tips for hosting guests during the holidays and the important etiquette tips that both hosts and guests will want to follow.

The Top 10 Manners for Hosts and Guests on Christmas Day

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor It's 10 AM Christmas morning, and you're already asking yourself, "Why in the world did I agree to this?" You...

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