Category: Gracious Living

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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Cosmetic surgery procedures and plastic surgeries are so popular that you're bound to run into a friend, colleague, or extended family member who has had work done. Here you'll find the etiquette of how, when, and when not to comment on someone's cosmetic or plastic surgery. #cosmeticsurgery #plasticsurgery #cosmeticprocedures #etiquette #manners #maraleemckee #mannersmentor

How, When, and When Not to Compliment Someone’s Cosmetic Surgery!

Should you compliment someone's plastic surgery or cosmetic procedure? The answer is yes and no! Here's the etiquette of how, when, and when not to...

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The Top 7 Courtesies of Happy Homes

How to Have a Happy, Loving Family — The Top 7 Courtesies of Happy Homes

We all long to have a happy, loving family and a peaceful home life. Happy families come in all shapes and sizes. Yet they share a set of common court...

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7 Ways to Politely Get Your Point Across

7 Ways to Politely Get Your Point Across

You're trying to get your point across, yet for some reason, the other person just doesn't seem to be understanding the essence of what you're saying....

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The Top Manners for Traveling With Style at 30,000 Feet

The Best Airplane Etiquette Tips for Making Flying Less Stressful

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Here's an odd thing about flying. When passengers were polled about their top complaints concerning the lack...

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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 Graciously Handle a Constant Complainer

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Do you know people you can envision lobbying for a grievance department in Heaven to complain about the perfe...

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Ending Back-and-Forth Emails, Hugging When Meeting, and What to Do If You Forget Someone’s Name

By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor Today we look at three different scenerios that share a common thread: knowing how to handle the situations s...

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Father’s Day Etiquette for Blended Families

    By: Maralee McKee, Manners Mentor If only all family dynamics for Father's Day were as simple and straightforward as the pr...

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how to be everyone's favorite wedding guest

How to Be Everyone’s Favorite Wedding Guest

Here's the wedding guest etiquette for how to be everyone's favorite guest from the moment you receive the invitation to the big day.   ...

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