man and woman having a conversation at the kitchen table
man and woman having a conversation at the kitchen table
Speak Easy

How to Keep a Conversation Going

Never fall into an awkward silence again.

Group of friends enjoying outdoor brunch together
Group of friends enjoying outdoor brunch together
Brunch Menu

10 Best Things to Serve for Brunch

Chefs share their best menu ideas.

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Group of people, diverse male and female friends preparing a meal and drinking wine together in domestic kitchen,
Help Yourself

11 Items to Have in the Kitchen for Guests

These are the essentials when entertaining.

Preparing the table for eating
Preparing the table for eating
Table Talk

15 Best Family Dinner Conversation Topics

Avoid any arguments or silence at the table.

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closeup of friends toasting with wine
Serving Suggestions

6 Best Wines to Serve at a Dinner Party

Etiquette experts share their favorites.

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Young friends raising their cocktails to cheers at a dinner party
Raise Your Glass

6 Best Cocktails to Serve at a Dinner Party

Etiquette and hospitality experts swear by them.

Group of friends sitting around a dinner table toasting with glasses of red wine
Group of friends sitting around a dinner table toasting with glasses of red wine
Menu Master

8 Best Things to Serve at a Dinner Party

Here's how to menu plan, etiquette experts say.

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Happy friends group cheering mojito drinks at cocktail bar restaurant
Party Plan

5 Worst Things to Serve at a Cocktail Party

Here's what to skip, etiquette experts say.

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Young woman laughing at the head of a table while hosting a dinner party for a diverse group of young friends at her home
Dinner Don'ts

8 Dinner Habits Making Guests Uncomfortable

Here's what to avoid at the table.

Group of friends toasting with rose wine at the dinner table
Group of friends toasting with rose wine at the dinner table
Dinner Party Do's

9 Must-Have Dinner Party Essentials

Planning makes perfect, etiquette experts say.

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Annoyed woman leaning out of the passenger side of a car
Park Politely

8 Things You Should Never Do in a Parking Lot

What you're doing wrong, etiquette experts say.

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Young people dining and having fun drinking red wine together. Happy group of friends eating and enjoying each other company. Lunch and red wine at home
Dinner Don'ts

5 Worst Things to Serve at a Dinner Party

They could be considered rude, etiquette pros say.

Dinner Party at Home with Friends
Dinner Party at Home with Friends
Secret Stash

11 Things to Put Away When Guests Come Over

You'll want to do more than just clean up.

Group of diverse friends laughing at a dinner party
Group of diverse friends laughing at a dinner party
Divide & Delegate

What to Ask Guests to Bring to a Dinner Party

Etiquette experts suggest 5 low-pressure items.

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man holding tablet with tipping screen
Off the Tablet

Shoppers Slam Tablet Tipping Culture

"I'm not getting peer pressured."

Maybe you could help me...
Maybe you could help me...
Consumer Complaints

17 Rudest Shopping Habits

Don't let yourself be that customer.

empty tip jar on a bar counter
empty tip jar on a bar counter
Fierce Fight

"People I'm Not Tipping" List Sparks Debate

A TikToker is weighing in on tipping culture.

tip jar on a restaurant counter
tip jar on a restaurant counter
Tip Trouble

The 3 Biggest Tipping Mistakes You're Making

According to a restaurant server.

Holding books with bow
Holding books with bow
Gift Alert

5 Most Practical Presents

Forget random knick knacks.

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Welcome. Portrait of cheerful woman standing in doorway of modern apartment, greeting visitor and inviting guest to enter her home, happy smiling young lady holding door looking out flat
Host With the Most

5 Things to Always Put Out for Houseguests

A hospitality expert shares her top tips.