Category Archives: Etiquette

The Etiquette Lady Takes on April Fools Day

Homework:Your homework from last week was to try Mrs. Spit’s patented personal question strategy? How did you do? Buttons to those who tried it. I’d love to hear your results in the comments. This Week:As some of you may have … Continue reading

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The Etiquette Lady

Dear Heavens Readers, I have, in my personal life, been besieged with questions about what to do with people who make annoying, inappropriate personal comments. From my poor niece who was accosted by a woman who suggested that she and … Continue reading

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I’m a Lady and So are You

Well, today’s etiquette column is a bit of a reverse. Here’s the quandry: You receive notification via Face Book that your boss has requested to add you to her Friend list. Do you confirm or ignore? Why? What do you … Continue reading

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I’m a Lady and So are You

The etiquette lady is steamed. She is put-out, frustrated and dismayed. She is horrified. She was standing in line, waiting to order her to-go cheesecake, and there were these bright young things (BYT), coming into the restaurant. They had, clearly, … Continue reading

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I’m a lady, and so are you

Today’s post is not so much about the etiquette, but it is. At least, I think so. Just not the way we think it is. I don’t know. Read on and see. I’ve been told that if someone is a … Continue reading

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I’m a lady, and so are you

Alright then dear readers, you had homework. Use the comments to tell me about your guest feeding experience. Did you use any of the tips? What went well? What might you do differently? Did I have a dinner party? Oh, … Continue reading

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I’m a Lady and so are you. . . .

Alright then: Your homework from the last installment of Mrs. Spit the Etiquette Freak was to tell me about your sticky situations with guests. I was going to try to answer them. So,AzeraMarthaExcavatorJamieDB Please go ahead and put up the … Continue reading

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I’m a lady and so are you. . . .

Ahh, back to the dinner party. . . . It’s here, the night of the event. What do you need to think about? Perhaps it’s just me, but I walk through my house, considering each of the rooms, and then … Continue reading

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Ahem

If you are going to tell people to put the blog badge up for doing their deportment homework, it is good if post the badge. Here it is.

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Mrs. Spit is a lady, and so are you (dinner party 1)

Of course there is a button. Designed by a lovely woman named Kuri. . . . Martha Jen JamieD Get to put the button up. The rest of you, including Susan who wants to marry me (Mrs. Spit is thrilled … Continue reading

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