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An awesome illustrated guide to table manners called "How to Eat Dinner (And You Thought You Knew!)". The best tip for remembering which bread plate and glasses are yours: Touch the tip of your index finger to the tip of your thumb, on both hands. Your LEFT hand will form the letter "b," and your RIGHT hand will form the letter "d." And that's b for bread, d for drink!
Do you ever set a formal table just for the family? Sometimes it is fun to have a fancy dinner especially if you have children. This is a good time to teach them table manners without every relative they know correct them and you. By teaching them the placement of the plates, silverware and glasses and how to use each they will be comfortable in any dining situation.