I finally found a stylist I love, and I want to get my shit together re: tipping/gifts. [more inside]
I go to a no-tip hair salon. I do not see the owner. Is it appropriate to give a cash tip for Christmas?
What is the least awkward way of tipping someone when you're not actually paying for anything? [more inside]
What kind of holiday tip/gift should I give a server I see regularly (once a week) and regularly tip 30%? [more inside]
How do I go about holiday tipping? [more inside]
Holiday tipping: I want to tip my personal trainer...but there are complications. [more inside]
Holiday Tipping Filter: I'm a few days late to the game on this, but I'm also not Christian, so I can use that as an excuse -- my roommate and I moved into our building 2 months ago and are trying to figure out how much we should tip our building manager and maintenance guy, both of whom are super nice and have gone out of their way to help us out on stuff. I say $50 each, she says $20. What do you mefites think? I'm especially curious about the building manager b/c I've never had one before.
In my copy of yesterday's Sunday newspaper, I got the paper delivery person's holiday card, conveniently listing their home address. My question: What's the current thinking on "Holiday Tipping"? Who do you think should be tipped and how much? [more inside]