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Etiquette Tips for Being a Guest

You received an invitation to a party, and you are so excited to mingle with friends and family.

Be sure to apply these easy etiquette tips the next time you hold the responsibility of being a guest.

1. Call in advance if you are going to be absent.
Besides the fact that doing so helps practice polite social […]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Memorial Day – American Traditions

Gatherings, long weekends, and the unofficial start of summer is what has traditionally marked the American holiday, Memorial Day. Many enjoy their day off by spending quality time with friends and family or even a community cookout, but few remember the significant meaning of this day.

Many traditions that have been continued throughout history have recently […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Mother’s Day Etiquette: Honoring All Moms

Mother’s Day is a special occasion used to celebrate and honor mothers everywhere. Whether it is breakfast in bed, a trip to the spa, or a special meal at her favorite restaurant, be sure to treat your Mother in a way that she will not forget.  By applying proper etiquette, you can plan a stellar […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Ten Best-Mannered People of 2017

NLJC NAMES TEN BEST-MANNERED PEOPLE OF 2017

(CHARLOTTE, NC)— Rickie Fowler, selected for his consistent well-mannered conduct as an American professional golfer, 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 […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Holiday Party Etiquette- How to be a Good Guest

 

RSVP

Remember to respond to the invitation in a timely manner.  Hosting a party requires a great deal of planning and preparation.  Your quick response will be greatly appreciated.

Hostess Gift

A thoughtful way to show you are grateful for being invited to a holiday party is to bring a small personal gift for the host or hostess.  […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Etiquette tips on New Neighbors

In a society that is centered around social media rather than actually being social, welcoming new individuals into your neighborhood is practically unheard of. Although it has been a common gesture over the past several decades, being hospitable to newcomers has been somewhat placed on the back burner. To avoid conforming to this unfortunate trend, […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Summer BBQ Etiquette

One of the best summer activities is being surrounded by your family and friends and simply enjoying a nice BBQ.  Even though this is an informal event, it is important to remember your manners. Whether you are the host or a guest, apply these etiquette tips when at your next BBQ.

Hosting a BBQ:

Typically invitations […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Travel Etiquette

As the busy months of summer break approach, travel plans are beginning to come together.  Whether you have big plans to go visit another country or simply travel to another state, it is important to remember these simple etiquette tips when traveling to a place that is not your home.

The number one activity that we […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Graduation Etiquette: Announcements, Gifts, and Thank You Notes!

One of the most exciting times for seniors, in both high school and college, falls in between the end of May and the beginning of June. This period is the most predominant time for graduations. And along with this time of celebrating these accomplishments comes the responsibility of announcements and gifting. It is so important […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Skills

No one likes going to special occasions, such as birthday parties or weddings, and encountering people who are simply, anti-social. As a guest at an event, it is your responsibility to embody a good, approachable personality. In order to do this, it is essential to inhabit specific social skills.

If you are attending an event that […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments