The Squeaky Wheel

Dear Katie & Kelly, I have a friend who complains about her life all of the time and she literally is one of the most blessed people. She’s got family money, has three beautiful kids, lives in a beautiful four…

How to Clean a Copper Pot the Right Way

I have always liked the look of copper pots, but knowing myself and my type, Organic Freedom, well I have never even thought to want them because I know they require a lot of upkeep. And upkeep is not something…

Death & Etiquette Matter

Dear Katie & Kelly, My friend’s dad just died. There’s a wake on Friday night and then funeral on Saturday. I didn’t know him very well. Do I go to both or one? What’s considered polite? Sincerely, Mourning in Missori  …

Life Should Be Easy: Ditch Your Keys

There’s a reason our almost finished book about how to organize using your personality type starts out talking about how stressful it is when you can’t find your keys. It’s the worst. There are new gadgets like Tile or Pixie…

Sharing a Desk Stinks

Dear Katie & Kelly I share a desk with a colleague. We work part time and keep different hours. We both leave a few personal items on the desk. I never touch her things. But recently, I’ve noticed she keeps…

Wash Your Hair With Oil?

When I told my 13 year old about this new fabulous “shampoo” that her Aunt Kelly had gotten me for my birthday, Hairstory, she was quite skeptical, and has still not been persuaded because as a new teen-ager, she can…

Only the Lonely

Dear Katie & Kelly My friend is incapable of being dishonest but she often hurts my feelings inadvertently. Should I say something to her? Sincerely, Hurt in Houston Dear Hurt, This reminds us of a fantastic movie with Maureen O’Hara and…