Do I need to take a gift to an Engagement Party?

Barbara Mercer wrote in from McKinney, Texas to tell me she was invited to her first engagement party and she wasn’t sure if she needed to take a gift.  Its a great question! Technically (according to Emily Post) you do not need to take a gift to an engagement party but more and more people…

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Prom Etiquette….Yes! There is such a thing!!!

Prom night and graduation parties seem to bring out the best in kids, right?  Well, although that may not be exactly accurate I do think that we should arm our teens with everything we can so that they have fond and fun memories of their special events.  Here are few tips for Prom Dates everywhere…

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So Classy!

I am crazy about Derek Blasberg.   Oh….and his book is great too!  He is so charming and his wisdom and wit are spot on.  His new book, Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady, is charming, funny, and useful too!  It is such a hit that he has now found himself on the…

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

This is Random Acts of Kindness Week and I don’t think there could be a lovelier follow up to Valentine’s Day! Simple little acts of kindness can be incredibly powerful so take a moment to pay for the coffee for the folks behind you in line or deliver a casserole to a neighbor or friend…

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