Tag Archives: manners

Do You Snoop in Medicine Cabinets?

We’ve all read that the bathroom medicine cabinet isn’t the best place to store medicine.  Too warm, too much humidity. Well, there’s another reason you may not want to store your medical secrets in your bathroom medicine cabinets – snooping … Continue reading

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Where the Magic IS Real

A few weeks ago I posted on this blog “Why I’m Saying Good-bye to Children’s Etiquette”. Well, I sure hit an etinerve.  I’ve received many comments by email, Twitter, on my blog, and in direct conversations. All have echoed my … Continue reading

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Why I’m Saying Good-Bye to Children’s Etiquette

Yes, I’m removing Dos and Oops of Etiquette, my program for children, from my website.  Why?  Parents. I don’t have a magic wand.  The wand I use in these classes isn’t real.  No magic. I tell parents this when they … Continue reading

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Tomatoes Can Become Projectiles

At a recent networking event at a well known Ottawa establishment I shared a table with seven delightful businesswomen.  I can’t remember what the main course consisted of; just that it had several very firm cherry tomatoes around the edge … Continue reading

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Host and Guest Survival Strategies Part 2

The goal of hosts should be to enjoy the visit along with their guests. Once again, a little planning and thoughtfulness ensures that your guests feel welcomed and you do not spend their entire visit playing room service.  A few … Continue reading

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