Knowledge - Etiquette
Proper etiquette isn’t a hoity-toity thing of the past, but rather something we should all be aware of for everyday life. Whether you’re curious about current etiquette rules or etiquette mistakes that you should avoid at all costs, you’ve come to the right place
50 Acts of Kindness for Kids to Do to Make the World a Better Place
Kids may be little but they can make a big difference in the world, just by doing these simple acts...
15 Rude Things You Probably Shouldn’t Be Doing at the Grocery Store
Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, seemingly all at the same time. Here's how to make the...
16 Forgotten Manners Every Parent Should Teach Their Child
Saying "please" and "thank you" is just the tip of the iceberg.
Dining Out with Your Dog: 15 Etiquette Tips to Always Follow
Just because they can sit on your lap, it doesn't mean they should!
14 Zoom Etiquette Rules You Need to Follow
Making eye contact is important—so look directly into the camera, not at the person you're talking to. (Oops.)
This Is Why You Shouldn’t Order a Pizza in a Snowstorm
Consensus among Taste of Home staffers says ordering pizza delivery in a blizzard is a mistake. Here's why.
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...
15 Things You Should Never Say over Text or Email
Before you hit the send button on that text message or email, read this list of things you should never...
13 Habits That Untrustworthy People Have in Common
From a lack of integrity to dominating the conversation, here's what you should know about untrustworthy people.
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.
16 Compliments You Didn’t Realize Are Actually Pretty Insulting
You may have the best of intentions, but you need to check yourself before uttering any of these sentences.
11 Polite Habits Most People Secretly Dislike
These well-intentioned behaviors could actually be bothering and confusing the people in your life.
16 Questions Polite People Never Ask
While your intentions may come from the right place, you need to think about how a question will make the...
15 Polite Habits Retail Workers Secretly Dislike
While you may think you're lending a helping hand, your good deed could get us fired.
9 Things You Should Never Touch in Someone Else’s House
Follow this etiquette advice when visiting someone's house to keep your host happy.
10 Polite Habits That Restaurant Staffers Secretly Dislike
Sometimes our restaurant manners can miss the mark when we’re trying to do the right thing. Here’s what to avoid.
16 Etiquette Mistakes Everyone Is Making at Retail Stores
Confronting people for breaking the rules makes for a good Internet video but a bad shopping trip.
8 Etiquette Mistakes Everyone Makes at a Steakhouse
Steakhouse etiquette is designed to create a formal-but-friendly experience, but all those stuffy rules can make you feel uncomfortable. Warm...
If You See These 11 Behaviors, Your Dog Might Need Obedience Training
A little help can go a long way with everything from poor leash manners to general nervousness—and ensure that your...
10 Etiquette Rules to Follow Whenever You Wear a Face Mask
There's a right and wrong way to wear, handle, and care for your COVID-19 face covering. Commit these dos and...
How to Handle Social Distancing Rule Breakers, According to Etiquette Experts
Faced with a rampant rule breaker? Don't worry, these tips will keep both your safety (and your dignity) covered.