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Child's Birthday: Party of None

Jennifer Burby | Posted 12.30.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Burby

Perhaps the only good thing to come out of this horrible birthday party story is that anybody who hears about it might second guess the next time they consider blowing off a commitment. I know I will.

You Can't Punish Rudeness by Sending a Dinner Bill to Your No-Show Wedding Guests

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.02.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Rise above any inappropriate or rude behavior of your guests, keep smiling, and be the gracious guests of honor that you wanted to be when you planned your wedding. Never let somebody else's rudeness bring you down on your big day.

Flaking Is Not Okay. Here's How to Avoid It

Brad Wheelis | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Wheelis

If you don't want to do something, decline the offer. People may be a little disappointed, but they'll respect you more when you are honest with them and they'll love it when you keep the commitments you actually make.

10 Ways To Be The Absolute Worst Wedding Guest

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 06.22.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

If they aren't registered anywhere, that is code for: Give us money. Odds are, you will go to the reception and see a card box, which is where you drop off a card that should have a check in it. That vacuum that you think they need? It doesn't fit in a card box for a reason.

A Rant by a Professional Wedding Planner: Do Not RSVP 'Yes' to a Wedding and No-Show

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.09.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Enough! Unless you're in the hospital or have just had a death in your immediate family, there is no excuse to no-show at a wedding. Ever. It's very rude.

The Death of the RSVP

Kim Schenkelberg | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Kim Schenkelberg

Moms and Dads -- we are in this together! Reply to that invitation and let the host know if your child will be able to attend a party. You would want the same.

The Evolution of the Wedding Invitation from Engraving to Email: Is It a Good Thing?

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.22.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

What message are you sending to your guests with an online wedding invitation?

8 Great Online Dating Tips For Men Only

Trish Mitchell | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
Trish Mitchell

OK, everyone knows more and more 'seniors' are getting into online dating... it's the local dance of the new millennium. So, you 50-60-70-something guys, here's what not to do -- really, pay attention!

Why You Might Want To Choose Online Invites

www.slate.com | Posted 06.12.2013 | Weddings

The biggest fight my wife and I had during wedding planning—and, come to think of it, blessedly one of the biggest fights we’ve ever had—involve...

The Skill 20-Somethings Desperately Need To Learn

Brandon Hoang | Posted 07.16.2013 | Weddings
Brandon Hoang

RSVPing to a wedding is not an option. Are you planning to attend? RSVP. Have you already told your friend via gchat last week that you were coming? RSVP. Are you the best man and therefore, it's obvious, you are attending? RSVP.

Senior Corps: Making a Difference for Generations

Wendy Spencer | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Wendy Spencer

For generations, seniors have been making a powerful impact in their communities, and their service is more important now than ever. Let us pay a special tribute to these remarkable seniors, who do so much to improve our communities and nation.

LOOK: Clever RSVP Is Brutally Honest

Posted 04.09.2013 | Weddings

Guests can get very specific in their replies.

The Lost Art of the RSVP

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 02.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Etiquette, very simply, is about being polite in social situations. But when a society changes rapidly, sometimes the rules for politeness are ignored.

Why Is This 'Bridezilla' Sending A Bill To Her Wedding Guests?

Posted 06.11.2012 | TV

Her name wasn't one of the only unique things about the bride featured on the season premiere of "Bridezillas" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on WE). Shederyl took...

Senior Corps Week: Honoring Baby Boomers Who Make A Difference

Dyann Brown | Posted 07.07.2012 | Impact
Dyann Brown

At the age of 59 I found myself in early retirement after a long career in non-profit management. Like so many others new to retirement, I had time on...

Summer Party Etiquette for Hosts and Guests

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.04.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

School has long been out, the heat is on, and it's time for parties. From hosting a family barbecue to attending a summer celebration, mind your manners for optimum summer fun.

The Art of the RSVP

Cator Sparks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Cator Sparks

Someone is inviting you to their home for a home cooked meal with lovely company and you can't give them two seconds of your life to respond? As Bon Qui Qui would say, Rude!

Here Comes the Bride: Wedding Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

The happy couple will be making many decisions based on the number of people who will be in attendance, so you should respond to the invitation as soon as possible rather than waiting until the last minute.