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Hello everyone!

My name is Lena and I’ve decided to start a blog about etiquette. I am aware this might sound slightly snobish (like I’m trying to live the Downton Abbey lifestyle), but it is no such thing. 89 more words


Feature: Aisha Thurman, author of Guests Welcomed talks Etiquette in the Black Community

I was very honored to meet this particular author who has a very unique vision when it comes to the black community. She believes that we have to take accountability and earn our respect by knowing how to conduct ourselves out in the world. 468 more words


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We picked up a hitchhiker on our last road trip and it got me thinking.

My first experience as a hitchhiker was when I was 18 and living in Chile. 981 more words


My views on gender equality

So this is of course a topic, which generates a lot of emotions and opinions. I’d like to start out by stating that I don’t mean to offend anyone with this post nor do I believe I’ve found the golden truth, this is just my opinion, if you want to, you are more than welcome to share yours in the comment box. 547 more words


Etiquette with Shances: Flowers on a dinner table

Flower are a great accent to table accent.  There are just a few things to beware of (1) Guest allergies should be taken into consideration (2) Watch out for pollen as it can stain table clothes. 78 more words


Etiquette with Shances: Dogs at resturants

Not everyone likes your dog.  As a matter of fact there are plenty of people who have animal allergies.  Have some consideration and leave your pet at home or find restaurants that cater to animal lovers. 48 more words


Etiquette with Shances: The basics of high tea

High tea usually starts at 4:00 p.m. but can be served as early as 3:00 p.m. and is over by 5:00 p.m.  High teas includes various tea choices, savones (small sandwiches), scones will follow then pastries.  90 more words