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Mar 31, 2015

Want the secrets to a clutter-free kitchen? This no-holds-barred episode boils down what you absolutely need—and what you absolutely don't.

Mar 30, 2015

How do you identify that person at the office who will guide and advise

you without sounding like you’re looking for a babysitter? Sam consults Bucky Keady, Vice President of Talent Management at Time Inc., to find out.

Mar 26, 2015

"When are you going to start a family?" "How much did you pay for your house?" "Are you ever going to get married?!?!"  How to handle these and other annoyingly personal questions, with help from People Magazine Executive Editor Kate Coyne and Real Simple etiquette columnist Catherine Newman.

Mar 25, 2015

Lori talks to Ashley and Kelly, a couple in their 20s who recently moved in together, about their incompatible tech habits. 

Mar 24, 2015

If you look past the bad stuff (cream-cheese-stuffed fried shrimp?!?), there's a lot of good stuff. This episode reveals all the handy, healthy ingredients in your supermarket freezer aisle.

Mar 23, 2015

In this episode, finance expert and author Nicole Lapin offers an easy way to sort out your finances—because it's possible to set a budget and still have a little money leftover for the fun stuff. 

Mar 19, 2015

You know the type: their kids are star athletes and amazing scholars and may even be responsible for the invention of language.  Why, oh why, do some parents brag?  And how do you deal with them in our increasingly competitive culture?  Author Hilary Levey Friedman of Brown University and Rachel Abrahams--the Boston Globe's "Miss Conduct" advice columnist--weigh in.

Mar 18, 2015

Lori talks to Caroline, whose boyfriend is about to move in to her small apartment, about compromise. Especially when it comes to cookware. 

Mar 17, 2015

Broth is having a moment (bone broth=heal-all, drinkable elixir). But in this podcast, we're focusing on good-old chicken broth. Why is it so magical—beyond chicken noodle soup?


Mar 16, 2015

Doing your taxes is a necessary, yet stressful, rite of passage. In this episode, Sam talks to tax expert Barbara Weltman to go over the process and what mistakes to avoid (it’s less boring than it sounds).

Mar 12, 2015

Whether they wear too much perfume, eat tuna salad next to you on an airplane, or have, well, personal hygiene issues, aggressively odorous people can definitely complicate your life.  Here's how to handle them, with expert advice provided by University of Louisville psychology professor Michael Cunningham and Dallas etiquette expert Diane Gottsman.

Mar 10, 2015

Mashed and baked are great, sure. But if you're looking for something new and exciting in Potato Land—blooming onion potato, anyone?--this podcast is for you.

Mar 9, 2015

Sam talks to Joe Yonan, cookbook author and Food and Dining editor at the Washington Post, about kitchen essentials, grocery shopping tips, and how to make weeknight meals much easier. 

Mar 5, 2015

How to handle loud eaters, loud movie theater talkers, and loud coworkers, plus a little primer on misophonia.  Expert advice provided by NYU Langone Medical Center's Dr. Barron Lerner and etiquette expert Jodi RR Smith.  

Mar 4, 2015

Casey, a mother of two, comes to Lori for help regarding her husband, who is not doing his part when it comes to managing their kids' schedules. We hear from Bea Arthur, founder and CEO of the online counseling and coaching platform In Your Corner, and Betsy Goldberg, Real Simple Home Director and organizational expert. 

Mar 3, 2015

What's the secret to silky (not rubbery) scrambled eggs? Why are some eggs brown and others white? How do you peel a hardboiled egg without feeling like you're going to crack? Sarah K boils it all down for Sarah H.

Mar 2, 2015

In this episode, Sam Zabell talks to Greg Giangrande, her company's Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, for tips on negotiating your first salary, and exactly how to ask for that first raise. The catch: her boss, and her boss's boss, are in the room with her, too.