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A Daughter’s Choice

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Star Treatment

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Customer satisfaction

I know it's been ages since I've posted. I always think about manners, etiquette, and great ideas for posts, but with a full time job as a wife and mama, another full time job, and all the other that stuff life brings, I just don't prioritize the blog like I should. Show More Summary

The Time Prudie Got Faked Out

Being an advice columnist can be tricky. How do you decide which letters to answer? And how do you detect when a letter is actually a fake? Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence reveals all in this video.

The Inadvertent Spy

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Here Come the Brides

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Sad Birthday to You

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Who Should You To: or Cc: ?

When do you use the To: field or the Cc: field?  There really are no hard and fast rules. One of the words I use most here on this site is discretion — and when to use the To: field vs. the Cc: field is all about discretion and the circumstances at hand. As a […]

The Marriage Has Two Faces

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Better Left Unsaid

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Household Name

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A Mother’s Day Tribute to Elsie Whitmore

Etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore shares a Mother's Day Tribute to her mother, Elsie Whitmore. The post A Mother’s Day Tribute to Elsie Whitmore appeared first on Jacqueline Whitmore.         

Who’s Your Mother?

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My Mommy Lies Over the Ocean

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“Out of Office” Auto-spam

The problem with “Out of Office” autoresponder messages is they are not selective. They go out to everyone who e-mails you — including every site/service you have made the choice to subscribe to — whether your status affects them or not. I’ve been doing online longer than most — over 20 years now. And not […]

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week

Etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore recognized her third grade teacher, Mrs. Capps, for National Teacher Appreciation Week. The post It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week appeared first on Jacqueline Whitmore.         

From Bat to Worse

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Mistress of Solitude

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Youth in Repose

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Mine, All Mine

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