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By: Juli | June 13, 2016

Here are my top five table manners that everyone should know, because we've all eaten with someone who has no table etiquette. And more often than not, it's really gross, unappetizing and annoying to eat with a person like that. And you don't want that person to be you!

  1. Don't talk with food in your mouth! No one wants to see what you're eating once it's left your plate. Chances are it will come flying back out while you're trying to talk and chew at the same time, and there's nothing grosser than that!
  2. Don't chew with your mouth open. See above reasons. Also, smacking your food while you chew is not a pretty sound.
  3. Turn off your cell phone. Eating only takes a little while. You can be away from your phone for that long, then run and check it ...

Category: Etiquette 

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By: Juli | May 08, 2016

Do you remember when we didn't have email and texts and all this newfangled technology? And we waited for the mail to come to see if we got something exciting? Don't get me wrong, I love instant messaging and being able to send correspondence without a stamp, but sometimes it's just so fun to get a real paper note in the mail. My aunt sends me cards and notes quite often. And even though we email a lot, too, I always smile when an envelope from her arrives in the mail.

This has started me thinking that there really are instances when a text or an email just doesn't have the same effect. Taking the time to pick out a card, write it by hand, find a stamp and put it in the mail shows extra effort on the part of the sender. It's easy to shoot of...