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When Gift Recipients Show Dissatisfaction

from Miss Manners:

“I’m so sorry you were disappointed. I will not be running the risk of disappointing you again.”

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Old School Obsessions: Etiquette

I’m not sure when exactly I got obsessed with reading etiquette guides. I think it was during my semester off when I was reading voraciously, and found a deeply disposable British Chick Lit series about an etiquette expert who becomes a kind of sort of escort? 445 more words


Alphabet with a Twist | Physostegia Virginiana

This weeks Alphabet with a Twist must start with a V and have at least 6 letters.  Cee? This counts right? :)

Originally I was going to go with Vernal Falls, but I think we’ve seen enough of those Mums… what do you think? 42 more words


Like Sands Through the Hourglass, These Are the Themes of 2018

One of my resolutions for 2018 is to worry less about perfect timing or luminous fanfare. On that note,  on this Monday the day after Christmas, here are our themes for 2018.  40 more words


Beautifying the Holidays

Let’s Enjoy Each Other’s Company.

The Holidays can be a difficult time for year for many people. Whether it’s due to a loss of a loved one, being alone and not having people to share it with, or the stress inflicted by relatives around you, it is also the time of year we can step back and learn to appreciate the simple pleasures in life, such as family, friends, our daily blessings and to become more grateful while giving back to others. 394 more words


What Miss Manners has to say about etiquette regarding baby shower gifts given to babies who die 

This has been a hard month for me. In honor of Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness month and the babies I’ve lost, I decided to share the stories of the babies I’ve lost and I underestimated how hard that would be. 1,514 more words

Get your face out of your food!

Lying on the floor with your face in your food is NOT an eating style approved of by Miss Manners.  But if you’re a horse, why not relax and enjoy your food at close range?  Ahh, life is good!