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No Thank-You Mar. 14, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Is it considered old-fashioned to send an actual thank-you by mail these days? We attend... Read More

Sex as Gift Feb. 20, 2019

Single File®

DEAR READERS: The woman who wrote protesting men's attitude toward sharing sex hit a nerve. Mail was... Read More

Her Behavior Has Improved, and That's What Matters Feb. 07, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Our 14-year-old daughter is not a terrible kid — probably just a typical teenage g... Read More

An Unusual Gift Request Jan. 30, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I just received an invitation to a wedding that I've been told will be lavish. The woman... Read More

Butterflies for Christmas Jan. 05, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

My 3-year-old wanted one thing from Santa this year: butterflies. Not butterfly-print dresses or rub... Read More

The Twelve (Indebting) Days of Christmas Dec. 25, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Merry Christmas. We hope those who are celebrating the holiday are fortunate enough to... Read More

Address the Damage Before It Gets Worse Dec. 23, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: For the past several years, my husband has taken out a new credit card each January and ... Read More

Why Not Make a Gift of Financial Education This Season? Dec. 19, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: In the spirit of the holidays, I've been writing a lot lately about giving — esp... Read More

Forgiveness Starts With One Person Dec. 15, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 34 years. I love her dearly and would do anything fo... Read More

Exercise Generosity: 7 Gifts That Feel Good to Give Dec. 11, 2018

Energy Express

If you're still struggling with your holiday gift list, help is on the way. I've got a lot of swell ... Read More

Giving the Gift of Style Dec. 11, 2018

In Fashion

Want a unique idea for that special fashion lover on your list? Then take a cue from this Santa's he... Read More

Well-Being Withers When Impulse Buying Takes Control Dec. 04, 2018

Energy Express

It's not unusual for people to ask me: What's the best piece of fitness gear I can buy? My first ans... Read More

Breaking the Gift Limit? Nov. 12, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: With the upcoming gift season, I have a question regarding dollar limits set by clubs. S... Read More

Present Planning Nov. 05, 2018

Dear Doug

Q: Stores started getting ready for the holidays early this year. I noticed displays in many stores ... Read More

Gift Gaffe Aug. 07, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: On a yearly basis, my employer recognizes employees who have dedicated 10, 15, 20, etc. ... Read More

Horsing Around Jun. 09, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

"I'm not sure she was too experienced," my mom said of the woman who had led her on horseback for he... Read More

An Ivory Gift May. 13, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Twenty-five years ago, my husband and I honeymooned in Kenya. While there, we both fell ... Read More

A Pajamas Conspiracy? May. 07, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Shortly after Christmas, my work friend, "Mike," and I were talking at lunch and discove... Read More

Empty-Handed Guests Apr. 11, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I have a question of etiquette. Our adult sons (who are older than 40), their wives and ... Read More

How to Be a Good Mother-in-Law Mar. 25, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I've read so many stories in your column about terrible in-laws. I'm sure most in-laws t... Read More