Hosting and Party Etiquette

“Do I have to invite significant others?”, “Do I need to pay for my plate?”, “Speeches??” are all questions that seem to follow people when they are planning a wedding. However, most of us don’t regularly host weddings but rather casual get-togethers at home with friends and family.ย  This final post in my etiquette series is all about hosting casual parties yourself, and to make the best of it for you and your guests. A little bit of etiquette can go a long way to easy, smooth, and successful parties at home, and make your guests feel that much more comfortable!

Hosting & Party Etiquette

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How to Make Friends as an Adult

Although many people prefer to be alone, most people’s lives tend to be happier and fuller with the company of good friends. Some people have a lot of friends, some have a few, but friends really are the chocolate chip in the cookie of life! A lot of us find ourselves all alone, sometimes because we have moved (or someone else has moved), sometimes people have married or broken up or had a kid (or a few), and sometimes life just leads you apart. It can be overwhelming to think about how to make new friends when it seems your life is pretty settled but I promise that there are ways to handle it!

How to Make Friends As an Adult

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Quick Question, 20 June 2017

Welcome back for another Quick Question! These are fun questions that let you get to know me and let me learn something about you, my wonderful reader. Feel free to respond in the comments here, or tweet your answer at me @anhistorianblog! Today’s question is all about friends…


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Happy (early) Valentine’s Day!

Happy early Valentine’s Day! If you are single, in a relationship, or anywhere in between, I hope you have an absolutely fantastic day ๐Ÿ™‚ Being that M and I are a quite a distance apart, we will be having a Skype movie date! I could watch Frozen for days on end. I will probably also watch Brave during the day, it was part of my present last year ๐Ÿ™‚ (I will detail my love of Brave in a later post.)

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