Category: 12 Months of Holidays

The Etiquette of Letting Others Know You Won't Be Buying as Many Gifts This Year

How to Graciously Let Others Know You Won’t Be Buying Them a Gift This Year

What's the best way to break the news that you won't be buying someone a Christmas gift this year? For your news to be well-received, you need to addr...

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Trick-or-Treat-Manners-for-Kids-and-Grownups-Too

Trick or Treat Manners for Kids and Grown-Ups, Too!

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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

When it comes to writing thank you notes, you might "need" to write one even though you said thank you in person at the time. Here are 7 savvy ways to...

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how to write great thank you notes

The Gracious 5-Step Formula for Writing Thank You Notes

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor I'll come out and say what a lot of us feel. Writing thank you notes, especially after receiving a ...

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Re-gifting Etiquette

The Etiquette of Re-gifting You Don’t Want to Ignore

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Sometimes re-gifting is perfectly fine, and sometimes it's not. Because of this, there's an etiquette of re-gifti...

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Be the Gift You'd Like to Receive

Be The Gift You’d Like to Receive

  By: Deb Weaver, The Word Weaver A note: I'd like to introduce to you....Deb Weaver, author of this guest post and the poetic, lyrical...

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The 7 Manners of Opening Every Gift

The 7 Manners of Opening Every Gift

  By: Maralee McKee You've just been handed a gift and are about to open it. All eyes are on you. If what's in the box isn't what you...

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Six-Easy-Definitions-for-Understanding-Dress-Codes-and-Knowing-What-to-Wear

Six Easy Tips for Understanding Dress Codes and Knowing What to Wear

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RSVP Etiquette for Host and Guests

RSVP Etiquette for Guests and Hosts: The Newest Manners for This Fading Art

The number-one etiquette question people ask me is why no one will RSVP. It's hard to plan an event when you don't know how many people to plan for. H...

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The Etiquette of Sending a Christmas Card to Someone Suffering a Loss

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

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Here's a quick tip. Should you send a Christmas card to those suffering a loss this year? Absolutely...

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