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LIFESTYLES

BY KELCEY SEXTON PHOTOS BY GARY COSBY JR.

Minding

MANNERS ROBIN WELLS TEACHES KIDS — AND PROFESSIONALS — PROPER ETIQUETTE

hirteen eager faces look up from round tables as colorful layers of red, orange and green gelatin, whipped cream, candy-coated chocolates and sprinkles are scooped into tall glasses. “They’re layering goodness,” said Robin Wells, president of Etiquette Manor Alabama, as she and executive

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trainer James Scott observe the girls putting together their creations. The young girls are taking a class, led by Wells and Scott, on etiquette. On this night, they are taking a formal dining course at NorthRiver Yacht Club. It features a French theme, and the girls are learning the proper way to eat a bowl of soup — “Don’t blow on it; wait,” Wells advises — as well as serving and eating a parfait.

Tuscaloosa Magazine Spring 2018  
Tuscaloosa Magazine Spring 2018  
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