How to Welcome New Neighbors

How to Welcome Your New Neighbors

There is a certain comfort in knowing your next door neighbor and building a relationship you can count on when the time is right. Some of our neighbors become our lifelong friends and it’s always a benefit to start off on the right foot. When it’s time to welcome new neighbors into the community, there are a few courtesies that are always appreciated. Welcoming New Neighbors: Visit within the first week. While you don't want to disturb your new neighbors as they are unpacking and moving in their furniture, ... [ Read More ]

10 Airplane Pet Peeves by Diane Gottsman Etiquette Expert and Modern Manners Authority

10 Airplane Pet Peeves

It’s not your imagination. Your personal space on airplanes really is shrinking. Several major airlines have squeezed rows closer together and decreased seat sizes to pack more passengers on each flight. Factor in airport security, long lines, ... [ Read More ]

Tea Etiquette: A Cup of Fall Rooibos

Tea Etiquette: A Cup of Fall Rooibos

As we move into the cooler months, a hot cup of Rooibos tea may be an appropriate choice to cozy up with this season. An herbal red blend, found in South Africa, Rooibos is rich in antioxidants and caffeine free. Did you know that “herbal teas” are ... [ Read More ]

Tailgate Etiquette: Touchdown Tailgate Tips by Diane Gottsman Etiquette Expert and Modern Manners Authority

Tailgate Etiquette: Touchdown Tailgate Tips

Football season is upon us. Thanks to cooler weather, good food, drinks, and exciting games, tailgating is a great way to gather with your friends. Here are a few tailgate etiquette tips to pull off a successful party with fellow fans. Make the ... [ Read More ]

Best Travel Apps for Your Next Trip by Diane Gottsman Etiquette Expert and Modern Manners Authority

Travel Etiquette: Best Travel Apps for Your Next Trip

When it comes to apps, trying to find the best one for your travel needs can end up making you feel overwhelmed. Bidding on a hotel room? Holding out on the cheapest gas for your rental? Need someone to create your itinerary? There's an app for that, ... [ Read More ]

Office Etiquette: 6 Phrases to Avoid in the Workplace by Diane Gottsman Etiquette Expert and Modern Manners Authority

Office Etiquette: 6 Phrases to Avoid in the Workplace

You’ve probably heard the saying that reminds us to be careful with our thoughts, because thoughts become words, and words become actions. This is especially true when making comments at work. Everything that goes from your mouth to your boss’s ears ... [ Read More ]

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