Kelly’s Blog

A Balancing Act: your plate, drink and a free hand

As Mom to three kids, I’ve often had a need for more hands.  When attending a networking event, wedding or cocktail party, most of us have experienced the same need, but for different reasons. […]

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Techno Manners Tip- Reply All

I must admit, this is a pet-peeve of mine. The excessive use of “reply-all.” There. I said it. How many e-mails do you get a day? I’m betting lots. It’s […]

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A Dining Dilemma

Recently a friend e-mailed me to share a dining story involving her daughter, who we will call Dorothy.  The extended family (and Toto) were at Auntie Em’s house for dinner. Auntie Em had […]

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A Graceful Exit

In my last blog post, we clearly established that none of you could possibly be a bore with your great conversation skills. Whew! But whether you wish to exit a conversation […]

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How Not To Be a Bore

I know that those of you reading this post would never be considered a bore. But in the event that the person you are conversing with begins to yawn uncontrollably or has […]

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Etiquette Tip #2

When introducing two people who don’t know each other, always state the more important person’s name first. Yikes! How do I decide who exactly is more important? The more “important” person is […]

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Etiquette Tip #1

The handshake…the universal gesture in the Western culture for: Nice to meet you. Pleasure to see you again. Congratulations. May the best team win. My first blog etiquette tip is where […]

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Welcome to the Etiquette for Everyday blog!

Hello World of Blogging! During my three years as an etiquette consultant, I’ve had a wonderful time interacting with others to make them feel more comfortable in various situations. While teaching a […]

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Nothing's Finer Than A Fine Young Diner

Use these table manners tips to turn your child into a delightful diner!  Read Kelly’s article as featured in Eastern Home and Travel Magazine.

fine young diner article

Pack Your Manners

Traveling with kids? Read Kelly’s article as published in Eastern Home & Travel

Networking Etiquette: What Do You Know?

Thank you to Team Network for having me as their guest speaker at their Netfast in Rockville, MD. Click on the link to watch our netiquette discussion.

Team Network Netfast

Manners Schmanners! Read Kelly’s Interview in FindIt Frederick!