When asking someone for a favor, be specific about what you’re asking for. Don’t leave it up to them to awkwardly guess at your requirements, or you’ll end up not getting what you want and they’ll end up upset that the favor didn’t turn out well.
It’s probably best not to stand leaning against opaque doors that open out. I wish I didn’t have to say this, but alas.
Emily Post always said that the most important part of etiquette is consideration for others, not following a rulebook rigidly and unthinkingly.
Please see On Walking.
The point is, get out of my way.
Eyeliner! Happy St Patrick’s Day!
On Eyeliner - Y’all I’m so in love with these guides from Kate Leth. She’s my makeup hero.
While good sense dictates that you walk down the sidewalk the same way you would drive down the street (i.e. keep to the right), I’m willing to let it slide as long as you keep to one side or the other and stop blocking the entire sidewalk by walking in the middle.
I’m a hardcore pedestrian; I walk to get around this city, not just for recreation or shopping. I’m also a fast walker, so bad pedestrians are one of the great banes of my existence.
When cleaning up thick liquids, sawdust or kitty litter is an invaluable help.
When culling either Facebook friends or Twitter follows (and their equivalents elsewhere) there is no need to announce it either before or after the fact. Chances are, the people you quit probably won’t notice, and the people that remain will feel no sort of triumph at retaining the connection.
Hey! You guys were pretty into the lipstick tutorial I did the other day, so I went back and did one about fake eyelashes. Next up: Eyeliner, probably. Why not!
Kate from Kate Or Die is super wise, you guys. For your Saturday night, a tutorial on false eyelashes! Also: follow her on Twitter @kate_leth for maximum awesome!