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Guest Etiquette

Party Etiquette: Who Pays When a Guest Doesn't Show Up?

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 03.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jacqueline Whitmore

Let's say you're invited to a birthday party. You accept the invitation, but on the day of the party, a family obligation takes precedence. For whatever reason, you fail to call the host to send your regrets.

Here's How Not To Be That Person This Christmas And New Year's Eve

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Ah, family time. It's fertile ground for awkward moments (like when uncle Henry insists on unbuckling his pants after Christmas dinner to "make room f...

The 5 Rules of Watching Football

Dana Holmes | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Dana Holmes

Before you start accepting invitations to football viewing parties, there are some etiquette guidelines you may want to verse yourself in to ensure you'll be a good guest.

4 Ways NOT To Overstay Your Welcome This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's a good chance you'll be using the summer weather as an excuse to visit friends you haven't seen in a while. (Especially those that happen to l...

Concierge Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.11.2013 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

The ultimate goal of a hotel concierge is to offer an exemplary customer service experience to their hotel guests. "Concierge" means "Keeper of the Keys," and he or she must be an authority on current social events and local information.

Wedding Etiquette Do's and Don'ts for the Bride, Family and Friends

Diane Gottsman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Weddings
Diane Gottsman

This is the time of the year when everyone seems to have questions about wedding etiquette. The following are a few do's and don'ts to help get the wedding season off on the right foot, whether you are going to a wedding in the near future or planning ahead for next year.

How to Not be a Jerk at a Summer Party

Dana Holmes | Posted 08.20.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

You know how your parents told you when you were little that if you peed in the pool, a the water around you would turn green? Well, they were lying. But kids know better and so should you!

Vacation Home: The Pleasures And Pains Of Hosting Weekend Guests

Felice Shapiro | Posted 10.18.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I fantasize about being the guest in my own house -- not having to get anyone a meal, not going grocery shopping, just hanging with my husband, and not thinking about anyone else's needs but our own.

Ask Michael Cohen: How to Be a Good Guest

Michael Cohen | Posted 08.22.2012 | Style
Michael Cohen

Let me wipe away all those thank you gift insecurities so that you can enjoy your weekend without thinking that you are a cheap, freeloading guest, which I think your friends already know, considering the invite.