Welcome to Polite as Fudge! My husband, Matt and I had been tossing around the idea of a modern etiquette blog for me as my creative outlet and a way for me to get back into writing after being a stay-at-home mama for almost eight years. And okay, I'm sort of a stickler for good manners. What started as an idea for a blog on How to Fire your Gardener (seriously, like when you've had the same gardener forever and they're terrible but you're too nice to let them go -- what do you do?), has evolved into a lifestyle blog for handing what life throws at you with grace and balance.
I studied Journalism and Communications at the Annenberg School for Media and Communications at Temple University in Philadelphia a thousand years ago (Magna Cum Laude, 2006. If you can't boast on your own website, then where?). I have a passion for writing and interviewing. I love to write pieces that will inspire and help people. My past experience has been in writing for news radio, and in communications and marketing for a foreign policy organization at USC. And now, I mostly tend to my home and family of five, and when I'm hit with an idea that moves me, I have a place to write it down. That's here.
Check back for my weekly posts, written at nap time!
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Here we go! I do hope you enjoy!
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