Retirement aged man and woman raising a glass from dock of their lake house
Simple Dining and Lodging Etiquette Tips From Martha Stewart
Lifestyle aficionado Martha Stewart believes in strong social etiquette. An article from her website breaks down general etiquette tips, like keeping your phone off the table.
Referring to her 12-year-old granddaughter Jude, Stewart shared, "She sits straight, she puts her napkin on her lap, she can eat with chopsticks ... and she's extremely polite."
As for her "no-nos," Stewart advised against "eating too fast" and "stuffing your face." She also stressed the importance of being gracious to servers.
Stewart's philosophy carries over to her beliefs about hotel etiquette. In her opinion, leaving your hotel room in tip-top condition is essential. "I never leave messes," she says.