I’m totally overwhelmed, in the best way possible, by the response to last week’s Laundry School column. I mean, I figured it would be a good thing to do and that you would certainly have questions; I just didn’t expect anywhere near the number of comments, emails, and tweets I got! Holy cow! You really and truly are… »
My guests this week on the official Ask a Clean Person podcast are the ladies of Done & Done NYC, a professional organizing and home staging company that mother-daughter team Ann Lightfoot and Kate Pawlowski founded four years ago. Their Operations Manager, Abby Lofberg — who has been Kate’s best friend since they met… »
My guest this week on the official Ask a Clean Person podcast is Meredith Haggerty, the Reports Editor (and my editor!) at Racked National, who joined me to talk all about summertime foot- and shoe-care woes. You know the ones: smelly feet, soaked shoes, heels that sink into wet lawns at weddings, etc.
My guest this week on the official Ask a Clean Person podcast is Blair Koenig, the writer and humorist behind the blog STFU, Parents and author of the book STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare. She joined me to talk all about parenting messes and… »
It’s happened to all of us (even me!): You’re traveling to a tropical locale for a much needed sit-on-the-beach-and-drink-umbrella-cocktails vacation, and your sunscreen explodes all over your luggage en route. Total nightmare time. (Today is the day that we will all commit to a lifetime of packing our suntan lotion… »
My guest for Episode 2 of my new Ask a Clean Person podcast was Gawker’s own Dayna Evans, who joined me to talk about her calendar obsession, and the trials and tribulations of making the move from a day planner to digital scheduling. We agreed that there was just something about the siren’s call of the old-fashioned… »
This season, the Nationals have taken up the rather messy celebratory anointing of players with chocolate syrup. The Washington Post put together a explainer that promises “a comprehensive look” at the origins and impact of the ritual dousing of ice cream toppings, as well as instructions for “how you get chocolate… »