Category: Dining & Entertaining

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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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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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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Elbows On the Table, Have the Manners Changed? Yes!

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Elbows on The Table, Have the Manners Changed? Yep! This question came from a notecard during Q & A Time a...

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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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Should Unruly Children Be Banned from Restaurants?

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Several years ago, our family of four went to our favorite Thai place for a casual dinner. We were ...

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Does, “No Gifts, Please” Really Mean I Shouldn’t Bring a Present?

  By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Happy Birthday! If today isn't your special day, it definitely falls somewhere between tomorrow ...

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