Category: Dining

The Best Brussels Sprouts for Your Holiday Table or Any Other Meal Where You Want an Easy and Delicious Recipe that Wows! #sidedishes #brusselsprouts #bestholidaysidedishes

Pan-Seared Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Cranberries

By Julia Jordan | Julia's Simply Southern In this post you'll find Pan-Seared Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Cranberries for your holi...

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Best Pumpkin Muffins

The Best Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Muffins for Your Thanksgiving Table

Let's make Thanksgiving even yummier this year with these extra flavorful Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Muffins. These classic pumpkin muffins with a new twi...

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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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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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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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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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