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Emily Post Etiquette

Navigating the Nuptials: Surviving Our Child's Wedding

2BoomerBabes | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weddings
2BoomerBabes

Let's face it, weddings and all the related festivities are opportunities for awkward moments and a bit of hand wringing. As parents, we want to do more than just survive our child's wedding.

8 Rules of Polite Fashion in the South You Need to Know

Ada Polla | Posted 06.21.2014 | Style
Ada Polla

In addition so discussing turducken recipes and other essential cooking topics (during Easter lunch of course), the conversation turned to fashion rules of the South. Here are some that have stood the test of time.

The One Compliment I Never Want To Hear

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Didn't Emily Post or some Manners and Etiquette person ever establish rules about polite society when it comes to compliments on appearance, and on weight specifically? Why are we such a weight-obsessed society anyway?

Relationship Status with Mom: It's Complicated

Penney Berryman | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Penney Berryman

You love your Mom... and you find her alternatively infuriating and embarrassing, irreplaceable and overly dramatic, irksome and endearing. As far as I know, Hallmark hasn't yet created a line of cards expressing familial disharmony.

9 Rules of Email Etiquette

Dana Sachs | Posted 05.08.2013 | College
Dana Sachs

Emily Post said that "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the needs of others." Here are some tips that, with some concentrated effort, will help make your emails fit for Mrs. Post's inbox.

10 Surprising Facts About Wedding Invitations

Posted 11.01.2012 | Weddings

Turns out there's more to wedding invitations than just a card and an envelope. Simply Bridal dug up 10 facts about wedding invitations you didn't...

QUIZ: How Much Do You Really Know About Wedding Etiquette?

Posted 02.22.2012 | Weddings

Do you know how many months you have to send out those thank-you notes after your Big Day? What about the rules on where guests should send their too-...

Ask Michael Cohen: Keeping Tabs On Dinner -- Who Pays?

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Cohen

You can rest assured this column will dispense honest and frank advice with a healthy dose of humor. Don't expect any of that Emily Post bullsh*t -- finger bowls, children curtsying and other genteel manners. Those days are gone bitches.

The Top 5 Regifting No-No's

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

It's the day after Christmas. Aside from feeling fat and hungover, you're probably wondering how you'll get rid of all the terrible gifts you've colle...