Awesome Etiquette ® – Infinite Guest Podcast Ne

Awesome Etiquette ® – Infinite Guest Podcast Ne

Canada

Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning of the Emily Post Institute answer your questions about etiquette in the 21st century. Awesome Etiquette guides listeners through everything from traditional etiquette quandaries to newly emerging issues in the modern world. Part of the Infinite Guest network from American Public Media.

Episodes

Episode #154: New to the Neighborhood  

On today’s show Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions on (thank you, thank you, thank you) what to include in a thank-you note, and sending really late thanks yous, daughter in law disputes, and how to introduce yourself to new neighbors. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a Postscript segment on “white-tie events”.

Episode #153: Compliment Conundrum  

On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your etiquette questions on why it’s rude to comment on someone being single and pretty, what to do when your team isn’t including you on meetings, and how to handle a guest who won't leave. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute, and a Postscript segment from Emily Post’s Etiquette 1922 edition on Dinner Parties at Great Houses.

Episode 152: Declining Seconds  

On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take on your etiquette questions about cutting in line, being asked to sing duets, declining seconds and revealing personal changes about alcohol to friends. Plus your most excellent feedback, an etiquette salute and (spoiler alert) a postscript segment on spoiler alerts.

Episode 151: Introducing The Philosophy of Etiquette  

Dan and Lizzie take on your etiquette questions about sending engagement gifts after the wedding, how to handle people who talk too much about themselves, mother-in-laws not respecting names, and (it’s baaaaackk) another question about ordering pizza. Plus your most excellent feedback on divvying up the pastries at work, your etiquette salute and a Postscript segment from Dan on The Philosophy of Etiquette

Episode # 150: Yes 150!  

Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions about bridal showers when everyone is far away, when to un-friend a friend’s ex, all the trimmings for encore weddings, and email issues with organizing a meal plan for a new mom. Plus your enthusiastic feedback - we totally get the Zipper merge - a handwritten etiquette salute and a Postscript segment celebrating national cell phone courtesy month - Thank you Jackqueline Whitmore.

Episode #149: Half Cake  

Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions about sharing cakes, mic lists at rehearsal dinners, how to both host and participate in a pool party, and how to announce an elopement. Plus your thoughtful feedback, a friendship focused etiquette salute for the week and a Postscript segment on wedding websites.

Episode #148: Invited back?  

On today’s show Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions about merging traffic lanes, sharing office space, inviting bad guests back again, and sorry but we're talking about saying sorry. Plus your most excellent feedback on sales emails, an etiquette salute for the week about moving away from friends, and a Postscript segment on setting up your home bar.

Episode #147: The Rainbow of Truth  

Dan and his mother, Cindy Post Senning, co-host this week's show while Lizzie is away on vacation. They tackle your etiquette questions about dogs on vacation, backing out of a group weekend, sharing costs on the road and plus one wedding gifts. All that plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute for the week and a Postscript segment on the beauty of truth by Emily Post.

Episode #146: Listen please  

On today’s show Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions on in lieu of flowers requests, communicating about Celiac disease to new friends, how to handle food stealing spouses and inviting your hair stylist to your wedding. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on listening skills.

Episode #145: Share and Share Alike  

Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions about family only vacations, the use of MBA in a title, divvying up the pastry box at work, and how to tell your sister her house smells. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a Postscript segment on exiting a party from 'The Rituals of Dinner' by Marg

Episode #145: Share and Share Alike  

Lizzie and Dan tackle your etiquette questions about family only vacations, the use of MBA in a title, divvying up the pastry box at work, and how to tell your sister her house smells. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a Postscript segment on exiting a party from 'The Rituals of Dinner' by Margaret Visser.

Episode 144: Gentleman First???  

Dan and Lizzie answer your etiquette questions on whose name comes first when signing your wedding thank-you notes, upping the ante on cat sitter thank yous, and what to do about dinner guest no-shows. Plus your feedback, etiquette salute for the week and a Postscript segment on family gatherings.

Episode #143: Good to be home!  

Dan is back! And he's jumped right back in helping Lizzie answer your questions on bike shares, skipping a wedding reception, no gifts (but college fund contributions please) for a first birthday, and doggie bag dilemmas. Plus feedback from Paris on restaurant reservation time slots, your etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment on Children’s Visiting Cards, from the 1942 edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette.

Episode #142: The Bride's Week or My Vacation?  

Uncle Bill is back again, co-hosting with Lizzie while Dan is away. The two answer questions about reimbursement for season tickets, whether or not to respond to sales emails, how to balance time with the bride and friends during a wedding week trip, how to handle reactions from coworkers when you announce that you’re leaving your job, your feedback, etiquette salute and a post script segment on traveling with other people.

Episode #141: Yay Dad!  

Peter Post joins his daughter Lizzie to co-host this week's episode while Dan's away. The two answer questions on how to reciprocate as a guest for a special occasion, what to do when your friends invite themselves over and bring their children to adult only parties, what to offer after dinner, regular or decaf coffee, a teen asks about offering sympathy, and what to do with pits. All that plus your feedback, etiquette salute and a post script segment on the power of surprises from Peter Post's book Essential Manners for Couples

 

Episode #140: Wee Ones At Weddings  

Bill Post returns to co-host with Lizzie while Dan is away and the two talk about behavior at little league games, rehearsal dinner invitations, wee ones wailing at weddings, being a good graduation weekend guest, and potluck problems, plus we’ve got your feedback, etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment on planning a wedding reception seating chart!

Episode #139: Send a Telegram  

Bill Post co-hosts with Lizzie while Dan is away. Bill and Lizzie cover questions on Community Dinner Contributions, Group Houseguest Gifts, Email Introductions and Retirement Party Gifts. Plus your feedback, two etiquette salutes and a postscript segment on Being a Good Guest straight from Emily Post's 1922 edition. Spoiler Alert: Mosquitos are invovled.

Episode #138: Welcome To The Show Puja!  

Dan and Lizzie take your questions on contractors and quotes, putting registry info on an evite to a second reception, sending gifts late, and a primer on roommates plus your feedback on wedding showers, your etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment where we meet Puja Senning and talk with Puj and Dan about managing expectations and what works around the birth of a baby!

Episode #137: Fore!  

Fore! Dan and Lizzie get ready to hit the links in this week's postscript, but first they take on your etiquette questions regarding doodling at work, the annual "wearing white" to weddings question, how to greet clients in groups, and how do you know when a dinner party is done? All that plus your feedback including a follow up from Jimmy on the coughing storm at work, etiquette salute and a golf etiquette postscript inspired by the book: The Unwritten Rules of Golf.

Episode #136: Your Stationery Wardrobe  

Dan and Lizzie take on your etiquette questions on Caller ID call-outs, re-allocating the kindness of strangers, when your cat is cheating on you, and how to sop up all the amazingly tasty sauce at a formal dinner. All that plus your feedback on iced-tea spoons and shoes off policies, your etiquette salute for the week and a postscript segment on stationery that goes all-out!

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