Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Everyday Manners: Hostest gift dilemma


What to bring to a dinner?



Question

Dear Polite One, 
When invited to a dinner, family or not, should I bring a hostess gift, dessert, or wine? 
Thanks
Empty Handed

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Answer
Dear Empty Handed,
It's best to ask if the host would like for you to bring something, like dessert.  A good host will decline.  But, you should always take some sort of hostess gift, such as a bottle of wine, flowers, or candy.
The Polite One