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Tired of Picking Up the Slack Apr. 03, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: A few months ago, my husband was laid off from his job. When that happened, he asked if ... Read More

Happy Equinox Mar. 19, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

"Equinox" references the sun coming over the equator and the equality of hours in the day and night.... Read More

Reader Mail on Cleaning Mushrooms, Whiteboards and Pfaltzgraff Dishes Mar. 12, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: In a recent column, you suggested to not wash mushrooms but to simply brush them well wit... Read More

Whistle While You Carpet Clean Feb. 15, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

As I sit here, on my bed, we are having our carpet cleaned in the other room. The carpet cleaner, a ... Read More

December 10, 2019 Dec. 10, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: This is an open note to my husband: Dear Husband: I love you, and most of the time, I li... Read More

Everybody Do Your Share Nov. 22, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: With the holidays coming up, and people going here and there for dinner at others' house... Read More

October 29, 2019 Oct. 29, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband, an only child, never had a great relationship with his father, "Clyde." My m... Read More

7 Simple Things I Do to Keep My Inner Hoarder in Timeout Oct. 14, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I don't know why some of us have such a strong propensity to accumulate, collect and otherwise hold ... Read More

Dining Deportment Oct. 06, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: When I see someone with all four knuckles on top of a fork, I thank my lucky stars for m... Read More

How to Clean Where No Vacuum has Gone Before Sep. 30, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

It's been several years now since one of my awesome readers told me about an inexpensive, super effe... Read More

How to Strip Old House Paint the Easy Way Sep. 19, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I need to paint my house, which has wood siding. The paint is in pretty bad shape. What ... Read More

Go Fishing Next Summer -- and Cover Up! Aug. 16, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I love the summer months because I love to be outdoors and get a great suntan. Every su... Read More

Medicare Fraud Aug. 05, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: This year, I've been surrounded by requests for my DNA to do genetic testing for Medicare. I rece... Read More

Avoid Raising Heirs of Desperation Jul. 13, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a single mother of a wonderful 5-year-old son and am expecting another baby in the ... Read More

Why Does No One Think This Woman Should Have Money? Apr. 30, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm a 59-year-old nonworking female who has been married for 20 years. I thought my husb... Read More

Adding a Reward System Apr. 27, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My wife and I have a perpetual disagreement with each other about cleaning. I tend to be... Read More

Gifts With Style Apr. 23, 2019

In Fashion

It's time to think about gifts for Mother's Day — and for other spring and summer occasions, s... Read More

How to Know You Are Using the Right Amount of Laundry Detergent Apr. 18, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

As you know, and only because I do mention it from time to time, I get a lot of emails. If I were to... Read More

The Gift You Will Never Regret Giving Yourself Apr. 17, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Over the years, I've had many wonderful opportunities to address audiences large and small at all ki... Read More

Littered With Lies Apr. 17, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Several years ago, I went to a massage parlor and paid a woman for sex. This same woman ... Read More