Would You Spend a Week in a Beach House With Another Family?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,A good friend of mine asked me if my family would like to rent a house with her family this summer. (She's already making plans for June. Very Type-A.) ...more
Btdt on several occasions. My friends ARE my family! Unfortunately too many vacations with the ...more

When Should You Let a Girl Start Shaving Her Legs?

People have opinions about when to let a girl start shaving her legs. My almost-eleven-year-old daughter casually asked about it earlier this month, and so I did what any normal mother would do: I posted the question on Facebook....more
I was about 12 or 13, and was attending my first school dance, pretty dress and all - and I had ...more

Tips for Packing Up Winter at Your House

With spring comes a change of clothes and sometimes a change of decor, as well. There are seasonal items all around your home and wardrobe that you won't use again until the following winter....more
Thank you SarKos! It's still going up and down in weather so we can't put anything away just yet.more

Which Kind of Money Problem Do You Have?

Have you ever gone through a phase where you feel you’re doing everything right, making the necessary changes and sacrifices, but nothing seems to be changing or (better yet) improving?...more
gogirlfinance BlogHer Lack of savings! :/more

How to Get Unstuck in Your Job in Two Seconds

One of my friends hates her job. Well, let’s be honest, most of my friends hate their jobs … but today, I’ll tell you about just one of them. ...more
Lifeadventures I'm so glad the article helped :)more

I Can't Believe I Missed Woodstock

In the summer of 1969, Provincetown’s Town House restaurant employed a “town crier” to walk the streets in a Pilgrim-ish outfit, ringing a big bell and loudly extolling the virtues of the eatery’s menu. His delivery was colorful, but his message was bullshit. ...more
Well, if it is any consolation, I would have loved living in Provincetown for a summer, even if ...more

How to Prepare for the Best St. Patrick's Day Ever

Perhaps only because I love the color green, but St. Patrick's Day is a fun little holiday, isn't it? We don't do anything for St. Patrick's Day other than wear some green, throw a festive print or two up around the house, eat shepherd's pie and drink green beer (or milk if you're either a toddler or gestating.)...more

Did You Know I Don't Actually Exist?

Did you know that I don’t exist? I am so far off the grid that the government doesn’t even know that I was ever here. My whole life is operating in Ghost Protocol right now....more

How to Celebrate 2015's a Once-in-a-Lifetime Pi Day

[Editor's Note: 2015's Pi Day is extra-special because the date and time represent the exact first ten digits of pi. So, seriously, you should celebrate, and this post contains all kinds of cute ideas. - Rita]...more
Glad you decided to go for it Renee - looks like so much fun!more

Spring Cleaning: Top 10 Things You'll Forget

As I start to think about spring cleaning, I asked other BlogHer staffers what people always forget to clean but really, really need attention. As in, ew. Brace yourselves....more
marjo I commend you for prioritizing things that give you joy over cleaning! It's something you ...more