thank-you notes

5 Expert Tips for Memorable Thank-You Notes

Thank-you cards should be handwritten to anyone who has given you a gift, whether or not you’ve already spoken to the giver personally. This winter-holiday roll call may be the longest you tackle all year.
How can you transform this correspondence from routine to inspiring? Holidash asked a few etiquette experts for tips on writing [...]

Thank-You Note Etiquette Tips

Ahandwritten note is the most personal way to say “thank you” during the holidays, whether it’s for a cashmere scarf or a Sunday dinner.
“Writing thank-you notes is an important skill, one that you should teach your children even before they can write,” says Jacqueline Whitmore, a Palm Beach, Fla.-based author and the founder of www.etiquetteexpert.com. “I can’t [...]

Anatomy of a Thank-You note

Why, you ask, should your children learn to write thank-yous?(Uh, because they are not wild animals?) Correctly written, a note imparts true gratitude to the giver. While a verbal “thank you” is also appropriate, having them put their thoughts into writing memorializes the giver’s thoughtfulness, time, expense, and effort in a way that is not [...]

Wedding Thank-you Notes

Here are Wedding Thank-you notes etiquette advice from Emily Post:
There is nothing more appreciated than a lovely handwritten thank-you note. Some tips from Peggy Post on turning this obligation into a pleasure not a chore.
When should notes be written?
Contrary to popular myth, the happy couple does not have a year’s grace period. All thank you [...]

Grandkids should send thank-you notes

As technology changes so quickly, so does childhood. But grandparents often have their own standards of what was important to them growing up, or even when they were raising their own children. They can apply that to what they try to teach the youngest generation.
Grandparents are able to expand a child’s sense of time. While [...]

‘Thank You’ Goes a Long Way at Work

AOL jobs has an article about saying ‘Thank-you’ at work. Here is the highlight:
Each November, the idea of giving thanks takes center stage in many people’s minds. But in the business world, knowing how — and when — to give thanks is always valuable, regardless of the season. Properly thanking a colleague, mentor, reference or [...]

Giving Thanks: 7 Ways To Teach Kids

The Huffington Post has an article about teaching your kids on how to be grateful. One of the things they recommend to teach your children is:
Thank You Notes: Writing thank you notes for gifts is a very literal way of teaching your children gratitude. Putting down on paper what they enjoyed about a particular [...]

Proper Etiquette When Writing A Thank-You Note

by Shawn Thomas [Source: A Gift Given]
1. Show some effort.
Always handwrite your note of appreciation, don’t print it out from your computer. Even if you’re handwriting is “horrendous”, slow down and make an effort to write legibly for this occasion. Don’t use a pre-printed or pre-worded greeting card, unless you’re significantly adding to the message [...]

Who signs bridal shower thank-you notes?

Question: When writing thank-you cards for a bridal shower, how should they be signed: by just the bride or the bride and groom?
Answer: Oh, thank-you cards. They’re always a hot topic on TheKnot.com message boards. It’s up to you. People will address their gifts and cards to just you at your shower, but you’ll typically [...]

Thank-you Notes Etiquette – Thank-You Notes by Email

Thank-you Notes Etiquette – Sending a thank you note by Email after a job interview.
Thank-you Notes Etiquette – Thank-You Notes by Ema