20 Items to Just Not Mix Into the …

It’s become something of an epidemic. Recipes for playdough and slime and ideas for items to mix into that playdough or slime. Just when I think the goop craze is dying down I see another post roll on through my…

How to Slay Your Next Dental Visit

It’s everybody’s favorite time: I didn’t used to really mind going to the dentist, but now that I’m rapidly, rapidly aging, I’m growing increasingly hateful of the whole idea of anyone jamming their hands in my mouth for any reason…

So You Don’t Have to Talk …

It’s your month to have the gang over for dinner. Last time Jenny made her famous Rubbed Pork Chops with Distressed Figs and Tickled Apple Essence. Before that, Anne, who works 85 hours a week had her dinner catered by…

How to Make Nature Prettier

Being a visual person and such, I like to look at pretty things. In fact, if something isn’t pretty, I simply won’t look. What is the point, I always say, as I shield my eyes from anything that might offend.…

10 Winning Ideas For The Next NBC Chicago …

I’ve become sort of an obsessed teenager with NBC’s assemblage of shows set in Chicago. Christian and I have watched each one from the beginning, following the ins and outs of the characters, breathlessly awaiting the crossover shows that reveal how the…

Organization the Lifewhack Way

I suck major balls at organizing, and the irony isn’t lost on me that I own 40 white boards, 200 planners, 18,000 calendars, 20 billion bullet journal notebooks, and 500 trillion pens, post-its, stickers, and other planning accoutrements. No sir,…