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Gift Etiquette

Re-Gifting Etiquette: How to Recycle a Gift Without Getting Caught

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 12.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jacqueline Whitmore

Is it proper to re-gift something that you don't want or need? Many years ago etiquette experts discouraged the practice. But times have changed and so have our gift-giving habits.

The Wedding Gift 'Rule' You Can Ignore

Posted 08.05.2013 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

Ungrateful Bride Sends Heinous Message To Wedding Guest

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weddings

Wow, talk about bad manners! On Friday, we received a truly horrifying email from one of our readers that would make etiquette guru Emily Post turn in...

Do You Return Gifts from Your Own Kids?

Jackie Morgan MacDougall | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Jackie Morgan MacDougall

I unwrap the package and discover the youthful, bright blue, dangling earrings that more closely resemble something you'd put on the tree than a middle-aged mom's lobes. "Put them on, Mom," he practically begs.

When Is It Okay To Return a Gift?

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.26.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Etiquette expert Mindy Lockard appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss the right way to handle gifts that people dislike. Host Alicia Menendez asked Lock...

Holiday Regifting: What's the Ethical Thing to Do?

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 02.18.2013 | Money
Bruce Weinstein

Still, one may legitimately ask: "Is it ethical to give someone else a present I was given but don't need or want?" The answer may surprise you: Yes, it is right to regift. In fact, we have a duty to do so. Here's why.

Must-Follow Re-Gifting Rules

Dana Holmes | Posted 02.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

Due to the "great recession" we have become increasingly more time crunched and more thoughtful about over-spending. It only makes sense that with these changes in our lives we have also seen a change in our philosophy toward re-gifting.

Gift Etiquette: First Holiday With the Parents

Dana Holmes | Posted 02.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

There's that very special moment in a romantic partnership where you cross over from just dating to being in a relationship. You've already gone through the nerve-wracking ritual that is meeting the parents, but now it's time to spend your first holiday with them.

Hostess Gift Dos And Don'ts

Dana Holmes | Posted 01.29.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

The next time you go to a party you'll know exactly what to bring.