Welcome to Social Graces Saturday! Have you ever been in a public place, in a meeting, or at dinner with acquaintances and their cell phone use is bothersome in some way? I would be surprised if any of you answered no to this question. Cell phones are such an important part of our lives nowadays. … Read More Social Graces Saturday – Cell Phone Etiquette
Welcome to another Social Graces Saturday. Today our subject is Patriotism etiquette, specifically when displaying the American flag. Unfortunately, it seems like there are a lot more reasons nowadays to have to fly the flag at half-staff. Every time that we go through a time where we fly the flag at half-staff I always wonder if they… Read More Social Graces Saturday – American Flag Edition
Welcome to a new edition of Social Graces Saturday. Recently I flew out of Philadelphia. Love the people of Philly! However, I had one of the worst flying experiences of my life. There was one passenger that made the flight tense for all those people around them. This person felt the need to block the… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Airline Edition
Welcome to Social Graces Saturday. In today’s edition we are going to talk about basic dining etiquette. I am not sure why, but people get really intimidated with this subject matter. Fear not. This stuff is easy. Once you learn it, then it really doesn’t matter where you are dining. No matter if it is… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Dine Like a Duchess
Welcome to Social Graces Saturday! What do you think of when you think of people who conduct themselves in a graceful manner? What are the qualities that these people share? Some people believe that to be socially graceful you have to have attended a finishing school, or they associate it with being a trait only… Read More Social Graces Saturday – R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Today’s Social Graces Saturday is about the importance of eye contact. Why would I include this in a day dedicated to social graces? You might think that eye contact has nothing to do with etiquette. I understand why at first it might be confusing, but I’m going to share why it really is important. Eye… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Give Me The Eye
A company that I have worked for sent out an email with all these required training’s. In one of the training’s it actually said to say hello to someone when you meet them in the hallway. Really? In this digital age have we forgotten how to be human to each other? Do we really need… Read More Social Graces Saturday – The Power of Hello
Welcome to Social Graces Saturday. Today’s subject is “Hold the door! Is chivalry dead?” The other day someone said to me “Why is it that no one ever opens doors for anyone anymore”? I replied, “People hold doors for me all the time, but I also hold doors for others too”. It made me start… Read More Social Graces Saturday – Holding Doors