A Good Update

September 26, 2017

Hello Miss Jeanne! I wanted to write and update about the family disagreement between my husband (B) and his nephew (J) which I sent in a year and a half or so ago, here: http://www.etiquettehell.com/?p=4676 The original dispute actually started 2 years ago in January, and they finally resolved it this past Christmas Day at […]

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Cash Donations For Kid’s Birthday

September 25, 2017

The following quote is from a “mom blog” regarding the request and giving of cash instead of gifts on the occasion of a child’s birthday.   Your thoughts? “…the invitation had something on there that I’d never seen before. It basically said that there was absolutely no need to bring gifts but that if you were […]

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Feel Good Friday – The Louisville Leopard Percussionists

September 22, 2017

The Louisville Leopard Percussionists is a non-profit organization offering extracurricular music opportunities to local children at little or no cost. Click to share:

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Limitations on Extended Stay Guest (or How To Not Be A Doormat)

September 21, 2017

Since I am a frequent visitor to your site, I know I need a polite spine for this situation (often a struggle for me, I’ll admit). My uncertainty comes from when and how to address issues pertaining to a guest who will be moving into my home. My friend, Beth, is a lovely person. She […]

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Wedding Wednesday – How Much Money Spent Correlates To Longevity of Marriage

September 20, 2017

From the Emory Wheel: Diamonds may be forever, but a bigger diamond doesn’t necessarily mean a longer marriage, according to study conducted by Andrew Francis and Hugo Mialon, both associate professors of Economics at Emory. The results of their study indicated that spending more money on weddings and engagement rings negatively correlated with marriage duration, […]

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Do You Have The Right To Be Offended?

September 18, 2017

One Daniell Rider thinks she does. In a post to craft store Hobby Lobby’s Facebook page, Rider posted the photo below and demanded that the decor item of dried cotton bolls be removed for sale citing that : This decor is WRONG on SO many levels. There is nothing decorative about raw cotton… A commodity […]

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Prayer Before Eating

September 18, 2017

While visiting my 81-year-old father, he extended an invitation for us to go to dinner, and he requested that I invite 2 other parties (family friends). My father typically extends this invitation when we are all together, and he always insists on paying the bill. At the Mexican restaurant, we chatted and munched on tortilla […]

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Feel Good Friday – The Present

September 15, 2017

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