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Episodes

Episode #283: Informal Place Setting

2/10/2020
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on wedding hosts who foot the bill, replacing a duplicate gift, an awkward thank you note situation and baby shower RSVP's. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about wedding guests with doctor titles. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on informal place settings.

Duration:00:48:00

Episode #282: You've Got Mail

2/3/2020
On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your questions on receiving the previous homeowner’s mail, open office distractions, keeping touch with coworkers who are let go and sending thank yous to those who weren’t invited to the wedding. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about friends who are always on their phones. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on wedding replies.

Duration:00:51:01

Episode #281: On Robocalls

1/27/2020
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on pay raise celebrations, handling robocalls, lost-gift guilt and a post wedding brunch. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about a party incident that left a stain and who should make up for the damage. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on wedding attire.

Duration:01:02:09

Episode #280: Thank-You Oops

1/20/2020
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on escalating bad behavior, can the mother of the groom wear black, addressing adults formally and mistakes in thank you notes. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about how to handle bridesmaids with babies. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on having perspective in the world of etiquette.

Duration:00:48:25

Episode #279: Loud in the Library

1/13/2020
On today’s show we take your questions on post-holiday fumbles, having difficult housemates, family members who comment on people’s bodies and being loud in the library. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about travel tipping dilemmas. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on politeness as a tool.

Duration:00:51:02

Episode #278: Hand-Me-Downs

1/6/2020
On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your questions on trash day in the neighborhood, feeling obligated to take hand-me-downs, cleaning up after adult step-kids and a wedding budget bungled. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about cranky customers and how to handle them. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on politeness as a tool.

Duration:01:01:53

Episode #277: Considering Vegetarians

12/30/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on restless roommates, considering vegetarians, thank-yous for thank-yous, partners not included and waiting for baby. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about first names for ever. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on new etiquette trends coming in 2020.

Duration:00:57:07

Episode #276: The Buffet

12/23/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on unexpected extended stays, buffet etiquette, exes not being an easy topic and group gift credit. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about a very sweet mom to be who wants a baby shower and wants it her way. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on combating holiday stress.

Duration:00:46:30

Episode #275: Stuck Cooking

12/16/2019
On today’s show we take your questions on post-thanksgiving drama, tricky Christmas card last names, being stuck cooking during your party and no shoe households. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members we talk about turning down a second-kid baby shower. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on thank-you notes from Emily Post’s Etiquette, 1922 edition.

Duration:00:52:44

Episode #274: Secret Santa

12/9/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on invitations for exes, less than awesome gifts from family for your wedding, moving on from roommates, a question of gifts for graduates, and titles for widows and beyond. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about office secret Santa registries. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on consideration, respect and honesty for the holidays.

Duration:00:57:13

Episode #273: Serving Leftovers

12/2/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on sisters as bridesmaids, shared office temperatures, changing birthday plans, thanking wedding guests for attending, and serving leftovers to guests. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about wedding postponements and the gift questions that come with them. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on the spirit of gifting.

Duration:00:59:14

Episode #272: Picking Up

11/25/2019
On today’s show we take your questions on always paying for the group Uber, gifts for meeting the parents, picking up guests at the airport and travel costs for job interviews. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members we talk about personalized nursery gifts. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on Thanksgiving prep.

Duration:01:02:26

Episode #271: On Holiday Tipping

11/18/2019
On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your questions on second marriage registries, tipping during the holidays, addressing baby announcements and a follow-up to our segment on family dynamics. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about planning a wedding around family members with children. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on thanksgiving prep two weeks out.

Duration:00:55:24

Episode #270: Family Reunion Tee

11/11/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on forced family t-shirts, congratulations cards and where to send them, thank you notes for engagement gifts and repairing relationships with in-laws. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about flower girls not invited to the reception. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on awkward moments that we can all relate to courtesy of Buzzfeed.com

Duration:00:52:32

Episode #269: Hot Enough?

11/4/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on space heaters over heating spaces, a precious doll and where she should live, being baby-showered-out and keeping friends-giving adults only. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about taking Job A but wanting Job B. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on serving utensils from the wonderful Margaret Visser and her book The Rituals of Dinner.

Duration:01:01:50

Episode #268: Honey's Hygiene

10/28/2019
On today’s show Lizzie and Dan take your questions on deflecting work questions, people commenting on your engagement ring, how to talk to honey about hygiene habits, and whether or not plastic counts as formal. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about exiting smaller social gatherings. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on travel abroad.

Duration:01:01:45

Episode #267: Coworker Gossip

10/21/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on workplace gossip about a disliked coworker, a wedding gift for a couple that eloped, how early is too early to begin yard work, and how to nicely say “you’ve told me this story before”. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about etiquette for wearing headphones in public. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on cousins once removed.

Duration:00:44:53

Episode #266: Birthday Cash

10/14/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on hosting someone else’s party at your house, who should cover the bill, setting a dress code for the wedding, and requesting cash for kids’ birthday presents. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about sending a condolence card to someone you haven’t formally met yet. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on wedding RSVP etiquette.

Duration:00:55:25

Episode #265: Smelly Shoe Neighborhood

10/7/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on surgery scar conversations, throwing your boss under the bus, a snoring house-guest, and smelly neighbors’ shoes. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about people who are always correcting others. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on RSVP wedding etiquette.

Duration:00:50:20

Episode #264: Happy Babies

9/30/2019
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on rejected baked goods, toilet seats at work, being left on read, comments about chunky babies. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members we talk about kids who go wild for bounce houses. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript segment on RSVP wedding etiquette

Duration:00:53:58