I am on a mission to educate the world (and my kids!) about the “No Offense” clause. Don’t use it! As a general rule, if you have to preface a statement by “No offense” then it is going to be offensive.
It has been awhile since I did a manners post. But we have been eating soup a lot this winter so I thought it was a good time to cover how to eat soup. And I share the recipe to our favorite soup right now.
Santa dropped off an early family Christmas present… tickets to the play ANNIE. We went on Christmas Eve Eve and had an awesome time. On the drive up to the play we discussed play manners.
We intended to spend I week in Idaho with my very intelligent but insane family. However, Crew fell ill and so we had to improvise our own Thanksgiving at home with just our little family. Luckily, my husband insisted on cooking.
Hey, it’s H week! To be honest, H week was more about my house than Croft’s learning. See we happen to put our house up for sale on Monday. We have been homeless all week and had to hang out with family and friends as people looked at our home. Plus we were house hunting. H week has been hectic and humbling to say the least.
Have I shown you my cute and informational Christmas present I bought for myself? It is Emily Post’s “ETIQUETTE:Manners for a New World” book. I got it at Costco. I couldn’t resist a Tiffany blue hard bound book full of interesting information. There is a section in the book call…