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  • gray socks hanging on a clothesline with a blue sky in the background

    Nov 25, 13 • 561 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, My husband and I both work, so we try to divide the chores as equally as possible. I am in charge of my laundry as well as the kids. My husband is in charge of his laundry (both doing and putting away.) Lately, he has been taking a long time to do......  [read more]

  • Shopping Dilemma: Rent or Handbag

    Shopping Struggles: Rent or Handbag?

    Oct 22, 13 • 1022 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, I was walking down 5th Avenue this morning, and then BOOM!  Something made me stop in my tracks:  the most gorgeous handbag I had ever seen was daintily dangling off the wrist of a mannequin in the window of Saks.  I have to have it!  So, I......  [read more]

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    Summer Slackin’

    Jul 16, 13 • 581 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa,    I have a lot of summer work to do before I go back to school, but I have yet to start any of it! Everyday I tell myself that I will work on the math packet or start one of the books, but I always find other ways to spend my time. [&hellip......  [read more]

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    Pilates Plateau

    Jul 1, 13 • 976 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, I started doing Pilates 2 months ago to get in shape for the summer. I noticed huge improvement in first few weeks but lately have seen my fitness level plateau. What’s going on? Lizzie Lizzie, Let me start by saying that what you are......  [read more]

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    Movie Concession Stands

    May 21, 13 • 1763 Views • No Comments

    Dear Alexa, My friends and I went to the movies last weekend, and at the end of the night I realized I paid more for my popcorn, soda and candy, than I did for my actual movie ticket! Why are movie concessions stands so expensive? Please Explain! Kate Well......  [read more]