Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Tuesday Treats: Mind Your Manners

As any good southern girl will tell you, manners are not an option—they are a necessity. If I had a nickel for every time this conversation was had:
Ainsley, did you [insert command here]?
Uh huh.
Excuse me?
Yes, ma'am.

So now, as a twenty-something adult, I have a great appreciation for kind words and good manners. To be the good southern lady my grandmother would be proud of. One that writes a thank you note for the smallest of gifts, always brings a token of affection to the host for an overnight visit or party, and whose refrigerator is always stocked with a bottle of wine and a snack for an impromptu guest. Fresh flowers on the counter—check. Fresh towels in the guest bathroom—check. Because the smallest details can make the biggest impact, and all those lovely details are a beautiful form of politeness.
So, I've rounded up a few of my favorite links (via my Pinterest stalking, of course), that motivate the Miss Manners in us all to pay a little more attention to the details:

And just always remember this.


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