Category: Dining & Entertaining

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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Saying grace or praying out loud is nerve wrecking for a lot of us. It took me years before I was brave enough to even pray among friends. If the thought of praying out loud makes you nervous too, here's help. In this post, you'll find the steps that will make saying grace or praying in public natural and easy for you! #thanksgiving #sayinggrace #prayer #thanksgivingdinner

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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Thanksgiving is such a lovely holiday, but with all the cooking, cleaning, traveling, and extra people in the house, it can feel overwhelming. Whether you're a host or guest this year, here are 7 manners that will help you navigate the day with authentic warmth and make this Thanksgiving one of your favorite. #thanksgiving #etiquette #manners #thanksgivingdinner

The 7 Manners of Thanksgiving. Don’t Show Up Without Them!

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Thanksgiving Day is a time set aside to gather together in gratitude and reverence for our blessing...

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The Etiquette of Brining Meals to Friends

Ten Savvy Tips for Providing Meals for Your Friends

Providing meals for your friends at a time of sickness or crisis is a kind gesture! Here are etiquette tips that will make sure your meal is remembere...

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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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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

How to eat soup? It seems like an easy enough thing to do, but this slippery delight can be difficult to manage. To the rescue come the top seven etiq...

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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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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 the host ...

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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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