The Art of Packing the Picnic Hamper

Etiquette Roulette Time: Courtesy of Amy Vanderbilt, Miss Manners, Smokey¬†& Yogi Bear Eleanor Roosevelt would say: no one can make you go picnicking without your consent. Only YOU can make a picnic Fabulous… Source: Amy Vanderbilt’s 1952 COMPLETE Book of Etiquette (p. 309), Miss Manners 1938 Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior (p. 134) & Random […]

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Etiquette Roulette

A few weeks ago on a Goodwill treasure hunt, I scored two gems – 1982 Miss Manners and 1952 Amy Vanderbilt Book of Etiquette. a random flip of the pages revealed a good chuckle, another a sigh of relief that some such graces have been relaxed and a small gag when I witnessed the anti-etiquette […]

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