| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:11 AM
A new show, "Extreme Guide to Parenting" premieres on Bravo Aug. 7.
I will be watching.
According to recent article on Today.com, "During the premiere, you might find yourself trying to suppress your judgmental side, too, as you watch two dads in...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
NBC News has poached Jamie Horowitz from ESPN to become the senior VP and general manager of the "Today" show.
Horowitz, who currently serves as VP of original programming and production at ABC sister network ESPN, will oversee all three aspects of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:38 PM
You've watched Paula Deen's apology video and searched the Food Network in vain for reruns of "Paula's Best Dishes." But you crave more. You know that the celebrity chef with a penchant for fatty foods and unfortunate racial language will be appearing...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:31 PM
So many people have unhappy stories about learning cursive writing that a popular new instructional method is called “Handwriting Without Tears.” I have my own awful memories of dozens of hours spent laboriously tracing out the elaborate...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The new trend in holiday gift-giving appears to be … caution. If not downright terror. Not necessarily about how much money is spent, but more a risk-averse attitude toward the possibility that we might buy recipients something that wasn’t...
| Aug 15, 2013
Dogs — notably dalmatians, but all kinds of other breeds, as well — are a longtime tradition in American firehouses. NBC's drama Chicago Fire recognized this during its first season when it added the dog “Pouch” (pictured) to its...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Last Tuesday I reported that it was Fat Tuesday, Paczki Day and IHOP Free Pancake Day. Well, I was right about one of those things. I'm frankly kind of hurt that none of you emailed the Frugalista to let me know that I was one week early.
But to show...
| Oct 19, 2011
OK, 'fess up. How many of you sneak into your kids' Halloween candy and take your favorite treat when the kids aren't around? I admit I've been guilty of this one. I find it hard to resist those little sleeves of Whoppers and the tiny Butterfingers. My...