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Gift Equalizing Dec. 16, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: This Christmas, I wanted to give my grandchildren some of our family heirlooms. I was planning to... Read More

Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers Dec. 03, 2019

Wine Talk

With Thanksgiving squarely in the rearview mirror, it's time to turn our attention to the gifting se... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Aug. 25, 2019

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

The Gentle Art of Gift Giving Dec. 27, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

The simple act of gift giving has become extremely complicated. I blame that on the consumer credit ... Read More

Which Astronomy Books Are Best? Dec. 13, 2018

Stargazers

Week of Dec. 16-22, 2018 One of the most common questions I get around the holiday gift-giving seaso... Read More

Bird Feeders, Birdbaths and Birdseed Dec. 12, 2018

A Greener View

More than 82 million Americans feed wild birds. This isn't a new phenomenon. Wild bird feeders and b... Read More

Holiday Gifts: Planters, Augers and Trellises Dec. 05, 2018

A Greener View

You still have a couple of weeks to buy presents for the gardener on your gift list. Here are a few ... Read More

Gifts for People With Green Thumbs Nov. 28, 2018

A Greener View

With holiday shopping in full swing, I have a few suggestions for the gardener on your list. When I ... Read More

Buying Your First Telescope Nov. 22, 2018

Stargazers

Week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2018 During many of my public stargazing programs, I'm frequently asked, "Wh... Read More

Holiday Gifts for Gardeners Nov. 21, 2018

A Greener View

The growing season may be over for the gardener in your family, but the gift-giving season is just g... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Nov. 18, 2018

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

The Secret for a Debt-Free Holiday Season in a Single Word Nov. 12, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

It's not exactly a new word to me. But I'm pretty sure I'd never actually used the word "pre-determi... Read More

Preventative Care Oct. 29, 2018

Dear Doug

Q: I haven't wanted to talk about this with anybody I know, as it is rather embarrassing. At the end... Read More

Thanks for the Junk Jan. 24, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s, as are my brothers and sisters, and we're all retired. We have always ex... Read More

Gifts Giving and Receiving Sep. 15, 2017

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: A friend visited recently and brought a toy for both of my children. The 5-year-o... Read More

The Guide to Proper Regifting Feb. 21, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

The act of regifting, passing on as new a gift someone else gave you, is controversial but only beca... Read More

Many Happy Returns Feb. 20, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

What to do with three extra coffee grinders and a charming needlepoint "Puppies in a Basket" throw p... Read More

Fighting Siblings and Gift-Giving Anxiety Jun. 17, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My children often bicker. I usually intervene whether their squabbles are heated ... Read More