How to split the bill: the frugal girl’s guide to dividing the tab

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My inner cheapskate tends to surface when a lovely dining experience concludes with a bit of hard math. I hate when the bill shows up, and hasn’t been divided. Because I know, without a doubt, that I will be the one to take the lead on how to pay the check and ensure the server receives a fair tip. Am I alone here?

If you get stressed you’ll be outed as a tightwad or end up covering more than your fair share when dealing with the check, read on for tips on how to divide the tab fairly, in any scenario. Continue reading

8 reasons your server wants to punch you in the face

8 reasons your server wants to punch you in the face // A Light Edit

Working for tips has its perks. Although the cash servers earn is decent, waiting tables comes with everyday annoyances that quickly grate on these workers’ patience.

Here are eight faux pas you unknowingly commit that make your server want to punch you, right in the face.  Continue reading

8 valuable life lessons from the restaurant industry

8 valuable lessons from the restaurant industry // A Light Edit

If you’ve ever held down the host stand, hauled a heaping tray of food, or mixed  drinks for a living, you may have accrued some rare wisdom from your experience. Not only do you know how to slave away for poor wages, you’ve learned the following lessons  that are applicable to infinite environments, outside the restaurant industry. Continue reading