All Hung Up About A Gift

December 29, 2014

For Christmas years ago, my mother-in-law, whom I love dearly but who is just the least little bit bossy, gave me a set of really beautiful padded coat hangers with satin coverings. They are smallish, not nearly big enough to hold my actual clothes, so in expressing my thanks, I mentioned that I would use […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2014

A most unusual retelling of the Christmas story! Click to share:

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Feel Good Christmas Eve

December 24, 2014

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The Perfect Office Christmas Party

December 23, 2014

I work in business sales. My company is huge and is doing very well and year over year my colleagues and I arrive early, stay late and push ourselves and each other to do well. Our department is one of the strongest performing departments in the company and we make our shareholders very happy. Every […]

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The Secret Santa Shame

December 22, 2014

I was recently reminded of this story when I met an old friend, and decided to share my probably most shameful faux pas ever. I fully deserve Etiquette Hell, to this day I feel embarrassed about it. From what I remember I was either 13 or 14 at the time this happened, which is old […]

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Feel Good Chanukkah!

December 19, 2014

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The Guests That Never Leave

December 18, 2014

I’d like to vent about my husband’s brother and sister-in-law. Just as I think they couldn’t possibly be as bad as I think they are and I am simply being uncharitable, something else comes up which reaffirms my view of them. They live in a small town about 2 hours away, and we live in […]

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Culu de Kèrén

December 17, 2014

I’ve been reading these stories for the past few months, despite the fact that I rarely involve myself in social situations where etiquette-related issues may occur (though I guess that might indicate that I’m quite rude myself, but I digress), so I never really expected to be submitting anything here. Several months ago, I moved […]

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