To Each His Own: A Baby Shower for Every Child?

July 13, 2014

Q: Is it appropriate for a person to have multiple baby showers? I have a friend who wants a shower and this is her 5th child in 6 years!!!!! She always quotes Emily Post, so I thought I would go straight to the source. A: Yes, every baby is entitled to be celebrated with a […]

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July 13, 2014

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Personal Touch: Monogram Letter Placement

July 12, 2014

Q: What would be the proper placement of letters in my monogram? I do not know what to do with the ‘de’ of my middle name, deCalverhall. A: Your monogram would appear: MBdC

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July 12, 2014

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On the Clock: Appropriate Lateness for Wedding Gifts

July 11, 2014

Q: How long after a wedding, are you allowed to send the gift? I always heard six months, but nobody in my office has heard such a thing. Can you please clarify. A: In the past it was said that a wedding gift may be given up to a year after the wedding takes place. […]

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July 11, 2014

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Proper Hopper Etiquette: Toilet Paper Over or Under?

July 10, 2014

Q: According to Emily Post, should the toilet paper roll be over or under the roll-bar? I’ve always been taught that it should be over and have actually come to consider all those who roll under to be …… ‘less’ proper. What does Ms Post say about this? Over or Under? A: Toilet paper flows […]

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July 10, 2014

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Generous Gifting: How Much to Spend on Wedding Gifts?

July 9, 2014

Q: Is there an ‘appropriate standard’ for how much money you should plan on giving as a wedding gift? Years ago, $100 seemed like a generous gift, however, this amount might be considered ‘low’ by today’s standards. A: You would give what you can afford, that is reasonable, that is roughly the equivalent of what […]

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July 9, 2014

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