Summer is winding down and so is corn on the cob season. ( Boo! Nothing is better than corn straight from the cob.) So I thought I better cover “How to Eat Corn on the Cob” while there is still a little time left:
We have been grilling all summer and one of our favorites has been chicken and veggie skewers, so I had to get in “How to Eat a Kabob” while there was still some summer left.
I always knew I would resurrect the “Garbage Can Words” lesson of my youth; I just didn’t dream that I would be the reason I would need to. It all started when my son told my friend, “My mom says the D word every day.
I served dessert first. (I mean if we are going to talk about the end of the meal manners, we have to be at the end of the meal, right?) My kids were happy and surprised to see cookies on the table when they came to dinner.
My family gets the unique opportunity to spend the week at Philmont Scout Ranch. (My husband has to wear a Scout uniform all week 🙂 Since we have a flag ceremony every morning, I thought it would be a great time to cover patriotic etiquette with my kids. Not to mention all of the 4th of July festivities coming up as well. This is what I believe is basic patriotic etiquette: