Guide to Tipping Etiquette
Although tipping in the U.S. is not mandatory, it has become part of the culture – and knowing who and when to tip for which services can be confusing. While most of us know it’s customary to leave a 15 to 20 percent tip at a sit-down restaurant, what about the furniture delivery guys? Or when you get your morning cup of joe from the local coffee shop or pick up food for carryout, are you expected to put a tip in the tip jar?
To help simplify tipping etiquette, we’ve pulled together some of the most common tipping practices – and some apps that make it easy to calculate tips!
How To: Caring for Your Winter Lawn
With so many people moving to the Valley from the Midwest and East Coast, it’s no surprise these transplants crave the look of the lush, green lawn they remember from their hometowns. But putting in a lawn and keeping it green in the Sonoran Desert takes some extra work, including the annual ritual of planting a winter lawn.