Posts by kaye

It’s Wedding Season–Beware of Landmines!

Whether you are the bride, groom or a guest, beware! Traditions and etiquette do change over time. One reason is the escalating cost of weddings– according to The Knot, the average cost per guest at a wedding in 2017 was $266. There are landmines all around! Here are a few to look out for: You…

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NO PARKING

Last week our family attended an early 4th of July celebration—on July 3. It was sponsored by my daughter’s church and the church property was covered with families picnicking or taking advantage of food trucks on the property. Parking spots on the church property ran out so many people parked in an adjacent parking lot…

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Lessons from the Royal Wedding

I am sure many of you, like me, were up in the wee hours of last Saturday morning to witness the marriage of Megan Markle to Prince Harry. Bad Boy Prince marries Beautiful Divorced American Actress–it’s the stuff fairytales are made of. It was very exciting and fun but as it goes, there is plenty…

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Betsy Ross. What else do you know about our flag?

We know Betsy Ross made the first American flag. We know it’s red, white and blue, has stars and stripes and flies over a lot of public buildings. But did you know that Memorial Day is one of only 5 designated days for flying the US Flag at half-staff? And it only flies half-staff until…

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Prom Dining in a Nutshell

I was asked to talk about Prom Dining on a local TV show, River City Live, recently.  It’s hard to talk about much in five minutes so here’s a cheat sheet!  Enjoy Prom–these tips should provide a little self-confidence. PROM DINING CHEAT SHEET Being Seated It is courteous for the gentlemen in the party to…

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