Throwing a dinner party can be tricky if any of your guests have allergies or dietary requirements. I feel like I’ve heard every nightmare story in the book. One couple I know asked their guests ahead … [Read more...]
A Dinner Party No-No
My friend just told me about a dinner party she and her husband threw last weekend. The invitation gave the start time as 7pm, with dinner served at 8pm. Most of the guests showed up from 7 on, … [Read more...]
Is Your Diet Ruining Dinner Parties?
A friend of mine is organizing a dinner party for some of her husband’s clients and colleagues and clients. As an accomplished hostess, she thought the evening would be fairly simple. She planned to … [Read more...]
Holiday Party Guest Etiquette: Are You Naughty or Nice?
A friend of mine just told me about how her Thanksgiving went. She spent the day with a group of extended family and friends and had a wonderful time, but one social faux pas marred the … [Read more...]
Always RSVP to Your Host
When you are hosting an event or throwing a dinner party it can be a bit of a nuisance to track down RSVPs. For me, RSVPing to a personal invite quickly is one of the most basic tenets of etiquette … [Read more...]