Finger Food Formalities: When is it Accecptable to Eat with Your Hands?

August 15, 2014

Q: What foods can be eaten with fingers? A: There’s a pretty long list, but more than the foods themselves is the setting. If you are at a formal dinner, you probably eat even traditional finger foods with a knife and fork. If you are at an “eat with your hands” barbecue restaurant, you join […]

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August 15, 2014

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Gossip Girls: Do I Confront Someone who has Been Speaking Badly About Me?

August 14, 2014

Q: You heard through the grapevine that someone was not saying nice things about yourself. What do you do? To confront or not confront without proof.’ A: It depends on your relationship to the person, but if it is possible to not confront but to ask, without divulging your source, it is fine to do […]

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August 14, 2014

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Roommate Realizations: Speaking Up About a Roommates Bad Habbit

August 13, 2014

Q: I’m a college student living in a dorm with random roommates. I share a bathroom with one other girl. She leaves her towel she uses on the towel rack in the bathroom. Because it’s folded in the bathroom it never dries and after a week or so it starts to smell. It smells like […]

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August 13, 2014

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“Check Please!”: What to do When Splitting Down the Middle isn’t Fair

August 12, 2014

Q: My husband and I went out with another couple for the holidays. They ordered very expensive appetizers and drinks. When the bill came they expected us to split the bill evenly with them, even though they spent $50.00 more than my husband and I. We split the check to avoid an argument, but for […]

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August 12, 2014

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Tea Time Troubles: Placement of the Iced Tea Spoon

August 11, 2014

Q: Where do you put an iced tea spoon after you have stirred your tea with it? A: If there is a plate under the glass, you put it there. If not, you may put it on another plate if you have a place setting. If there are no other plates, you may put it […]

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August 11, 2014

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