etiquette

News

Rihanna has the best response to everything, always. READ MORE »


Style

These days, it seems like everytime I check Facebook or my email someone I know is doing something generous and also asking me to donate money to their project.  Kickstarter, indiegogo, GoFundMe and many others allow people to ask basically anyone they’ve ever met to contribute to project expenses,READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Must Siri be invited as a third wheel on all of their lady dates? READ MORE »


Style

This Thanksgiving, be polite. And thankful. Don’t forget thankful! READ MORE »


News

Last week, I wrote an article about how it’s not exactly proper etiquette to leave a rude note instead of a tip when one goes out to eat. However, it appears Jason Paul Naglich of Redondo Beach, California, didn’t read it.

After eating out at the Bamboo Thai Bistro, Naglich refused to tip his… READ MORE »


Style

What can we learn from the Victorians? READ MORE »


Style

Baby showers and alcohol don’t always mix, but sometimes, it’s okay. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I’m all for banning kids from places (especially airlines), but if you’re going to have a wedding without children it understandably presents some challenges for any parents invited to attend your nuptials. Take, for example, Jessica Baker, who was planning to attend a pal’s wedding when her babysitter had an emergency and canceled at the last minute. Baker and her husband were left with only two options… READ MORE »


Style

Our first reader letter!
I’m constantly being told by media (The Frisky included) to stand up for myself, speak my mind, defend the defenseless, but I’ve got to tell you, I am irritating a lot of people! If I speak my mind, everyone thinks I’m being stubborn, if I tell my opinion, they thinkREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

Just be polite. You know how to do that, right? READ MORE »


Style

Certain household appliances signal one has arrived at adulthood. For me, it was a KitchenAid stand mixer. These large, highly-specialized items don’t lend themselves well to the vagabond ways of youth and are just a smidge too expensive to justify. But, when you eventually find yourself with more than one saucepan and a full setREAD MORE »


Style

Get married without being a jerk! It’s easy. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

This summer, my husband and I have approximately 10,000 weddings to attend. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but it definitely feels that way. In and of itself, our plenitude of weddings are a good thing. Drinks! Dinner! Butter cream frosting!

The only problem with all these weddings this summer is that the vast majority of… READ MORE »


News

It’s hard to say you don’t believe people when they tell you they’ve experienced something supernatural. READ MORE »


Entertainment

You probably don’t need to know if the woman standing next to you in the checkout line is pregnant or not. READ MORE »


Style

After the first installment of Absolute Beginners was posted, I got a few really awesome suggestions for future posts. This one is from reader Cedra, who brought up the point that a lot of total fitness newbies are intimidated by the gym because they simply don’t know exactly how they’re supposed to act there. So… READ MORE »


Style

It was 70 degrees out yesterday in Chicago. Seventy, people! That means, of course, that I’ve been riding my bike for the last few weeks, because really, once you hit about 35 it’s pretty safe to bike.

That being said, I know so many people who are afraid either to use their bicycle… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s honor.

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Love & Sex

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s honor.

First… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s honor.

First… READ MORE »


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