Category: Skills of Gracious Ladies

When It's Best to Text, Email, Call or Write Your Graditude

Thank you Notes: When To Send a Handwritten One, When It’s OK to Email or Text & When One’s Not Required

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Sending a thank-you note by text, or sending a thank-you note by email use to be considered incorre...

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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

Do you need to write a thank you note if you said thank you in person? The answer is sometimes yes and sometimes no. Here are 7 savvy w...

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How to Apologize: The 7 Steps Of a Sincere Apology

How to Apologize: The 7 Steps Of a Sincere Apology

How to apologize can be the key to getting true forgiveness and moving a relationship forward in a positive way. Let's look at seven tips for apologiz...

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5 Traits of Great Friends

5 Traits of Great Friends

Are you head cheerleader for your best friend's life? Are you and she much more alike than different? Those are among the five traits below that you c...

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7 Etiquette Rules You’re Probably Breaking Without Knowing It

There are common etiquette rules most of us break without knowing it. Here are 7 often-overlooked manners to know and use so that you're in control of...

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10 Unique Habits of Remarkably Gracious Ladies

10 Unique Habits of Remarkably Gracious Ladies

Let's sand down our rough edges and polish up our manners. Here are ten habits of gracious ladies that not only will keep us gracious but will make us...

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How to Say Grace Amazingly Well This Thanksgiving and Any Time

Saying grace before a meal, whether you're the host or guest, can be nerve-wracking. Here's the etiquette of how to say grace amazing well in all situ...

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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 host always...

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Outdated Etiquette You No Longer Want to Use

10 Outdated Etiquette Rules You No Longer Want to Use

Using outdated etiquette rules can make us seem stuffy and out-of-sync with the expected norms of today. Here are ten old-school etiquette rules you'l...

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7 Everyday Dining Manners You’re Probably Breaking Without Knowing It

Here are 7 everyday dining manners you're probably breaking without knowing it. Based on my years of teaching classes and corporate seminars, these ar...

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