Etiquette Blog

Bridal Shower Etiquette Tips

As spring arrives, not only does it bring April showers and May flowers, but also new beginnings. Spring is the predominant time for showers of brides who are preparing for their weddings. For a host, these events can be stressful and busy, but incorporating proper etiquette can make this joyous event a little less hectic.

The […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Business Etiquette

Some people may believe “a good education, good connections, and a good suit” are all we need to succeed, but they have forgotten an essential ingredient, good manners. That is what produces better jobs, better clients, and better relationships.

Although one may have impressive credentials, without equal social skills, their career cannot meet its full potential. […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Facebook Etiquette Tips

Always address sensitive topics or conversations via private message in order to avoid petty confrontation.
Venting is never appropriate for Facebook.
When others comment on your posts, be sure to reply when necessary, especially when a question is asked.
When viewing other people’s pages, avoid commenting on all of their posts.
Never make friend […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Ten Best-Mannered People of 2016

(CHARLOTTE, NC)— Simone Biles, selected for embodying grace and humility as a four-time Olympic gold medalist, heads “Ten Best-Mannered People” list published by the National League of Junior Cotillions (NLJC).

“The selections are made based on each person’s commitment to honor, dignity, and mannerly conduct,” says President Charles Winters. “We feel these ten individuals have distinguished […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hosting or Being a Guest at a Holiday Dinner

Hosting a Holiday Dinner:

Always present your guests with a timely invitation, which allows them the necessary time to make plans to attend.
Make sure your home is kept clean and tidy.
Before planning your menu, always communicate with your guests to see if there are any dishes that they cannot eat.
Always prepare an […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Veterans Day and Flag Etiquette

What is Veterans Day?

It is an official United States federal holiday observed on November 11th to honor our military veterans, men and woman who served in the United States Armed Forces.  This is one of our country’s most patriotic days and is a great opportunity to thank the brave men and woman who have protected […]

By |November 10th, 2016|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Wedding Technology Etiquette

Cell Phones

Using a cell phone during the ceremony or while seated at the dinner table during the reception is not appropriate, this includes taking photos. This is very distracting to others.  This is a time when you should be engaged in the ceremony or in polite conversations at dinner. A good time to take photos […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Labor Day

What is Labor Day?

A holiday dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.  It is a yearly national celebration to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

When is Labor Day?

Labor Day always falls on the first Monday in September.

What to wear to a Labor Day Party?

Dating […]

By |August 29th, 2016|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Graduation Etiquette

Invitations
Always send a handwritten invitation.  Do not use abbreviations.  Spell out all days, dates, and locations.
When?
This depends on whether you are sending announcements or actual invitations to the graduation ceremony.  If you are sending announcements as a form of celebration, up to 14 days after the actual ceremony takes place is acceptable.  If you are […]

By |May 26th, 2016|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Etiquette tips when dealing with crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a new trend of people giving to fundraising efforts on the internet, mainly GoFundMe.com.  It is important to remember the proper etiquette of asking for donations using the power of social media to raise money for your cause.

Giver- Give to causes you know are worthy.  Make sure you do your research.  Social media […]

By |April 1st, 2016|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments