American Flag Etiquette: 12 Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making
We’ve checked with some patriotic organizations about how best to display Old Glory based on the U.S. Flag Code. These are not laws—no one’s going to jail for disregarding them. But should you wish to fly the Colors, here are a few tips.
18 Things Polite People Don’t Do on Thanksgiving
Etiquette experts agree that Thanksgiving is most enjoyable if people are polite. Here's what polite hosts and guests shouldn’t do...
9 Thanksgiving Etiquette Tips for Hosts, and 8 for Guests
On Thanksgiving, the last thing you want to be is an ungrateful host or guest.
15 Things You Should Never Discuss at Thanksgiving Dinner
Do you really want to be the person who causes the Awkward Family Silence?
25 Perfect Holiday Hostess Gifts You Can Order on Amazon
Looking for a thoughtful hostess gift that's more personal than a bottle of red wine? Any host on your "nice"...
Holiday Tipping: Who (and How Much) Should You Be Tipping?
While holiday tipping may not be obligatory, it's certainly a nice gesture to show you care. Take out the guesswork...
Holiday Card Etiquette Rules You Should Stop Ignoring
A little lesson in manners to keep the season—and your holiday greetings—jolly and nice
8 Things Polite People Don’t Do While Christmas Shopping
Set your alarms for Black Friday shopping, and share these tips from etiquette experts on holiday shopping etiquette.
15 Halloween Etiquette Rules You Didn’t Know You Had to Follow
The ghouls might be gruesome, but your manners shouldn't be.
10 Royal Wedding Etiquette Rules Every Member of the Royal Family Follows
Whether you're an official guest or a gawker, brush up on these royal rules for getting hitched.
The Ultimate Guide to the Right Hostess Gifts for Every Occasion
We know we're supposed to show our appreciation to our hosts, but it can be tricky to choose the right...
How to Win Your Holiday Office Party, According to an Etiquette Expert
Celebrate the season without seeming unprofessional.
9 Tricky Etiquette Scenarios for Getting Through the Holiday Season
Family time, traditions, comfort food, lit-up kids’ faces … and, inevitably, drama. Avoid holiday mishaps with this guide to basic...
10 Pieces of Gift-Giving Etiquette You Need This Holiday Season
Who should you give to? How much should you spend? Your questions, answered.
10 Little Etiquette Tips to Use When You’re a Guest in Someone’s Home
Mind your manners and you'll get an invite back.
Hate Your Present? Here’s What to Do Next
It's happened to all of us: Instead of a present you were hoping for, someone's given you a big, huge...
Important Party Question: Why Is There an “M” on RSVP Cards?
Consider it the letter that stumps party guests time and time again.
Polite Responses to 16 of Your Most Awkward Holiday Encounters
What would the holidays be without some cringe-worthy moments?
Commonsense Advice for the Holidays
Jeanne Marie Laskas provides etiquette expertise on topics like gift giving, neighbors, and getting along with your relatives during the...