“Manners Monday” – RSVP For Goodness Sakes!

We’re back this week with a new installment of “Manners Monday” and we’re discussing the act of RSVPing. Recently, Jennifer Brandt, of Perfectly Disheveled, and I have overheard many friends complaining about other people not responding to...

“Manners Monday” – Fear of Missing Out a/k/a FOMO

Worried that your friends are having the time of their life without you? Jennifer Brandt and I wanted to explore this new syndrome identified as FOMO or the fear of missing out and how technology has upped the ante in the game. Back in the day, you had to hear it...

“Manners Monday” – Life’s Embarrassing Moments

This week’s “Manners Monday” recalls the old Saturday Night Live sketches with Gilda Radner playing the character, Roseanne Roseannadanna. Each week, while discussing a current social issue she would inevitably digress and launch into a lengthy...

“Manners Monday” – The Importance of Appearance

Appearance has always been important to me, not because I want to impress anyone else, but because I like to feel good about the way I look. In a town where an inordinate amount of emphasis is placed on appearance it feels like I am admitting something terrible. Am I...

Manners Monday – Cell Phone Etiquette

Ask anyone their biggest manners pet peeve and one of their top three responses is likely to be poor cell phone etiquette. Rude cell phone behavior is spreading like wildfire and no one is immune to the offense. Friends and families, singles and marrieds,...