Presumptions Don’t Always Add Up To A Faux Pas

June 16, 2014

I’ve got an etiquette story which has left my partner “Mark” a bit insulted. We’ve been very close friends with a couple “Sarah” and “Dave ” for a few years.  Dave took a new job in another state, with the plan that Sarah would join him once she finished work at the end of the […]

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Feel Good Father’s Day

June 13, 2014

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RSVPing To A 3rd Hand Invitation

June 12, 2014

I have an etiquette quandary that has been nagging at me for some time. I suspect I’m already in eHell for prevaricating and not addressing it sooner but better late than never right? Background: I live in the UK (therefore bear cultural and social differences in mind here) and received a 3rd hand word-of-mouth invitation […]

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The Unexpectedly Non-expecting Co-Worker

June 11, 2014

I’ve worked in a few different restaurants since I began college, and I could tell mountains of stories about rude customers (once a man even threw a pager at me!). This story is about one of my co-workers though. For a bit of background, I was hired at my place of work (as a hostess) […]

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The Computer Written Thank You Note

June 10, 2014

My Aunt and Uncle live in Canada, specifically out in the country, and as such I don’t see them very often. In fact, the last time I saw them was at my Grandmother’s funeral a few years back. Yet every year, they always send my sister and me a Christmas gift. This year, they sent […]

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Charitable Dining Of A Different Sort

June 9, 2014

I’m afraid that I may have sent myself to E-hell recently. My husband and I regularly attend charity dinners. We pay between 20 to 50 dollars for a plate then listen to a speaker or watch a performer and are usually asked to donate more at the end of the evening as well. We prefer […]

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Feel Good Friday – When Love Becomes An Instinct

June 6, 2014

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Celebrating A First Birthday Or Mom And Dad Surviving The First Year?

June 5, 2014

I have a 9 month old daughter who will be turning one in August. I really want to throw her a huge first birthday party, but not one of those “everyone sit around and stare at the baby” 1st birthday parties.  Instead I want throw a barbecue for all of our friends and family where […]

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