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Living alone is amazing, except when I'm really sick. When you have the chills and can barely get out of bed, it really sucks to have to get dressed and go out.
5 Problems You Only Face While Living Alone (and How to Deal with Them)
|7/15/14 04:42 PM|
Saying please and thank you is one of the lessons you (hopefully) learn as a toddler. I am shocked at how many people skip thank you notes. The gift giver spent more time on your gift than the 2 minutes it will take you to write a note. On top of time, they spent money. They probably even wrote you a card! I hated writing thank you notes as a child, I now appreciate my parents for instilling good manners. Not saying thank you for a gift is the height of poor manners.
5 Rules to Keep and 5 to Toss
|6/16/14 12:09 PM|
I live in a 3rd floor attic apartment in an old Victorian, without air-conditioning, in Toronto where is gets VERY hot and humid during the summer. My thermostat often reads 100 degrees fahrenheit throughout July and August and this is when I resort to the black-out curtains on all windows and skylights, which I open at night; I think this tactic lowers the temperature significantly. Two great tips:
Tips for Living Without an Air Conditioner
|4/29/14 04:15 PM|
Putting feet on the coffee table is just poor manners - especially next to food (gross!) - but a light-hearted approach is best. How about pull up an ottoman and and tell your friend ''put your feet on THIS - it's so comfortable!''.
How To Be a Great Host: 13 Tips
|3/31/14 04:49 PM|
Another Canadian perspective: shoes off is not national policy by any means.
Zero Tolerance: Do You Have a Strict \"Shoes Off\" House?
|3/14/14 12:51 PM|