girl talk
After our wedding, when my husband and I finally got around to opening our gifts and noting who gave what for our thank you cards, we became concerned that a bunch of our wedding gifts might have been stolen.
One year, in my early teens, my dad’s then-girlfriend gave me a Thighmaster for Christmas.

Dec 6, 2012 at 11:00am | 333 comments

I polled some recently married friends for feedback on the most beloved wedding gifts they received that weren’t on their registries, and the feedback was enlightening.
Because let's face it: Starbucks gift cards are the Starbucks coffee of holiday presents. (Perfectly useful, but kind of boring.)

Dec 19, 2013 at 2:00pm | 145 comments

There were GIRAFFES outside of our room.
Plus: a few words on proper gift-giving (and receiving) etiquette.

Oct 10, 2013 at 12:30pm | 126 comments

A thoughtful gift can mean a lot, and it's still cheaper than a hotel room.
sex toys
Plus 6 other sexxxxual Valentine's Day prezzies to buy for like, yourself.
In an effort to help my fellow single mothers out, I decided to come up with a list of all the wonderful things that would make everyday life a thousand times easier. Here are they are, in no particular order.
Stumped on what to buy for the Class Of 2013? I'm here to help.
farm sanctuary
Doesn't offering some "motherly care" to a farm animal sound like a worthy addition to brunch?
Inject yourself into someone's life each month for a year with a club of your own design. Or "How to stay connected while saying goodbye on the heart-breakingest last day of the nanny job."
How do you expect to brag like a jerk about how much work you put into your holiday gifts if you don't start crafting them NOW?!