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Light Yogurt Is Not Dessert

Jezebel is reporting that Yoplait is pulling some ads after complaints have been rolling in that the women in the ads echo the inner monologues of people with eating disorders.

Claire Zulkey | June 16, 2011 - 1:40 pm

The Wedding Dos And Don’ts That You Can’t Get Married Without

One thing I learned before I got married is that nobody loves to talk about weddings more than women who just got married. They’ll grab on to any socially acceptable…

Claire Zulkey | May 29, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Babies Can Wait Until After My College Reunion

A few years ago, I jokingly declared that I would refrain from reproducing until after my 10-year college reunion. That way, I said (again, facetiously, although of course I’d be…

Claire Zulkey | August 12, 2010 - 3:00 pm

The Obamas Are Bringing Sexy Back To Marriage

I’m a big fan of the old “Thin Man” movies from the 30’s and ’40’s. If you haven’t seen them, they’re about Nick Charles, a wry and debonair detective who…

Claire Zulkey | January 30, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Wife With A Life: The Unexpectedly Sucky Parts of Newlywed Life

The first year of marriage is the hardest, I’d been told many times by my friends. While I wasn’t sure if I was prepared for the uncertain road that lay…

Claire Zulkey | January 20, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Wife With A Life: Pre-Cana Is A Mixed Blessing

Before my husband and I could have a Catholic wedding, we had to attend Pre-Cana. It’s like Driver’s Ed. for engaged Catholic couples. In theory, it’s a great idea. Couples…

Claire Zulkey | January 6, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Wife With A Life: How I Learned To Quit Worrying And Love My Honeymoon

I was pissed when my uncle announced at our rehearsal dinner, “You know you’re taking your honeymoon during hurricane season, right?” Well, duh! But it was my honeymoon, which meant…

Claire Zulkey | December 30, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Wife With A Life: The Greed And The Glory Of The Wedding Gift Registry

There are plenty of perks to getting married: the attention, the made-for-you gown, the whole life-partner thing. But the presents are pretty sweet, too. Registering for gifts can seem like…

Claire Zulkey | December 23, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Wife With A Life: Our First Christmas

After almost six years, a wedding, and a house, there aren’t a whole lot of “firsts” left for my husband and me. In a few weeks, we’re adopting our first…

Claire Zulkey | December 16, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Wife With A Life: How I Learned To Not Be A Bridezilla

There was one point during my wedding-planning process that I was afraid I was losing my mind and becoming what I feared and hated most — the bridezilla.

Claire Zulkey | December 9, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Wife With A Life: How My Mom Planned My Entire Wedding and Nobody Got Hurt

I worship my mother. She’s smart, funny, annoyingly good at most things she does, determined, stylish, everything. And I’m still kind of scared of her. We’re talking about a woman…

Claire Zulkey | December 2, 2008 - 5:00 pm