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We’re looking for an amazing Digital Marketing Intern to join the Common Courtesy Crew! Check out the job posting below. If you or someone you know would be a could fit, please email us your resume to itscommoncourtesyinc@gmail.com. Title: Digital Marketing Intern Status: 10-15+ Hours/WeekPrimary Location: RemoteCompensation: Unpaid/College Credit Description: Common Courtesy is looking for […]

December 21, 2021

We’re Hiring! Digital Marketing Intern

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‘Tis the season for gift giving! If you’re like us you love showing love to others by gifting them with the perfect item. Gifts should be personal and thoughtful, so take some time this year to think of what your family and friends really want and need.  Companies are expecting major shipping delays this year […]

December 1, 2021

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

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Spring is close, which means things are about to get busy! Even in the current state of the world we’re living in, we’re embracing our new normal and finding new ways to safely celebrate the people and things we love. Our monthly to-do list helps us keep everything organized and prioritize our personal lives – […]

March 3, 2021

March To-Do List

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and if you’re anything like us, holiday shopping has already begun. It can sometimes be challenging to figure out unique, thoughtful gifts for your loved ones, so we put together a gift guide of some of our favorite brands this year.  Our 2019 gift guide has something […]

November 29, 2019

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

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Every year we get questions from friends and family members about holiday greeting card etiquette. This year we decided to answer some of the frequently asked questions.  What type of picture should I use for my holiday cards? Many families schedule photo shoots just for their holiday cards.  These shoots are great because you can plan […]

November 22, 2019

5 Frequently Asked Holiday Card Questions – Answered!

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I visited the Palace of Versailles last week, which was the principal royal residences of France several hundred years ago. One of my favorite things about the French, and royals for that matter,  is their love for formality and etiquette. During our tour of the castle, we learned all about the intention that was put […]

November 19, 2019

How to Host Overnight Guests in Your Home

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How to Ask Someone to Be Your Child’s Godparent As we already discussed in part one of this series, Godparents should fulfill a very special role in your child’s life. When you choose the right people for the job, your son or daughter will come away with a lifelong role model and mentor. Often times […]

August 22, 2019

Will you be my Godmother?

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Part One: The Traditional Definition and Roles of a Godparent So here is my preface to this blog post, just like etiquette, the definition and role of a godparent has changed over time. In this blog series on godparents, we will cover it all, but we’d like to start by giving you the traditional origin […]

August 8, 2019

What is a Godparent?

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Newborn babies bring so much joy to new parents, friends and family alike. Undoubtedly, everyone gets very excited about seeing and being a part of the newborn experience, but this can also be somewhat of a stressful time for parents, especially if it’s their first child. This May our first Common Courtesy baby was born! […]

July 23, 2019

Newborn Baby Etiquette

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We’re going to give people the benefit of the doubt that they mean well, and curiosity just gets the best of them. Still, this doesn’t make you feel any less uncomfortable when someone asks a personal or even rude question. Often, you can get away with not even dignifying the intrusiveness with a response. But, […]

March 13, 2019

Courteous Clapbacks to Common Nosy Questions

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