Bringing Jello Back for Memorial Day

There’s just something about the new smell of warm air and sun, backyard picnics, barbecues and park shelters that reminds me of Jello. Whenever I see that shivering sweet treat I’m transported to my childhood, gathering with my nearest and…

Prenups Not Always Ominous

Dear Katie & Kelly: One of my best friend is engaged to be married to an older guy who has been married before. He has asked her to sign a prenup. She asked me if I thought this was a reasonable request and since…

Save Time and Make Any Messy Bed Look Neat

I know we’ve already written about personality type and messy beds, but because I’m the kind that tends to have a messy looking bed even when I DO make it, I needed to share this new bedding company’s miraculous new…

Bridal Shower Hosting Traditions Passé?

Dear Katie & Kelly: My mother-in-law to be is insisting on throwing me a bridal shower in her hometown. I told her it was fine but then my mom, a stickler for tradition, told me it most certainly wasn’t okay…

Friday Pizza Night! How to Make Your Own

My recently transplanted New Yorker children have bemoaned the lack of good pizza in Cleveland. Frankly I’ve never been a fan of the greasy, crisp NYC stuff, but I had gotten spoiled by all the thin crust gourmet stone oven…

How to Deal with Competitive Colleagues

Dear Katie & Kelly: My firm just hired this new guy who is at my level. He’s working insanely long hours and making me look practically lazy in comparison. I work in finance and I’m a Classic so I’m used to hard work…

What’s the Best Tracker Gadget?

You brain. Okay, yes you can spend money and time investing in the Tile, the Trackr, the Duet, or the other cheaper bluetooth trackers, but the best and cheapest way to not lose your keys, your wallet, your phone, the…

Are Thank-You Emails Kosher?

Dear Katie & Kelly: The hostess of my baby shower sent out invites using Paperless Post, can I write my thank you notes via email? Signed: Lazy in Laramie Dear Lazy: Email is 100x more expedient than snail mail for sure. The answer depends on…