Category Archives: Relationships

First Dates On Valentine’s Day

First Dates on Valentine's Day.

Are first dates on Valentine's Day come with added pressure and expectations?

Do you have a date for Valentine's Day?  Is it your first date? Does your date have high expectations?  Depending on the type of person you are dating, the demand to impress...
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Super Bowl Party Etiquette

Super Bowl Party and Etiquette?

How to have fun and not be a jerk.

You've been invited to a Super Bowl party.  You're all hyped up to support your team; that's great.   But, if your football-watching style is "let loose and...
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LGBT Etiquette

LBGT Etiquette

"Treat others as you would like to be treated."

Does demonstrating good manners differ when you are around certain people, a particular location, or time of day?  Silly, isn't it? Even if you have an opinion about whether someone...
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How To Respond To Backhanded Compliments

How to Respond to Backhanded Compliments

They're usually trying to make a point, jealous, angry, or lack social skills.

"Oh, you look different since the last time I saw you."  Good or bad?   "...your same ol' recipe."  Or, "Are you still going to the...
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Today’s Pick Up Line

Today's Pick-Up Line

Before we go out, I need to know your credit score. Ah, did you ever think we'd miss the charming innocent ice breaker of the 80's?   "Hey foxy lady, what's your sign?"  In the 90's, the ice breaker was...
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Veteran’s Day

To all who served, are serving, and who are in process of signing up to serve our country, Thank you. Portions of The History of Veterans Day were taken from the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs, In 1921, an unknown World War 1 American soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.  This...
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Rosalinda’s Blog | Unpacking My Suitcase

Are you an I'll-get-to-it unpacker or an I've-got-to-do-it-now unpacker?

It seems that after every holiday, my suitcase sits for several days before I feel like unpacking it.  I'll rummage through the suitcase looking for the item I need, but there it...
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How to be a good mother in-law

How to be a good mother in-law

Taking a step back and adjusting to a new role can be challenging.

My personal side: Sadness and joy fill my heart.  Sadness creeps in when I think of the years I had with my sons. ...
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12 Ways to Get a Bartender’s Attention

12 Ways to Get a Bartender's Attention

Good manners get you better service.

Old-school bartenders sometimes played confidant to the lonely-hearts, a therapist for those with relationship dilemmas, and an old friend to the regulars. Bartenders can make you feel special by recalling your drink, your name, and how rotten your boss is. A smart bartender possesses...
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Smelly Food At Work

Smelly Food At Work

Reheating food at work etiquette

Bad smells trigger bad moods, according to Pamela Dalton, an olfactory researcher at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philly.  She goes on to say, "Smelling others' lunches in the office can make people feel as it they have lost "control...
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