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what’s the deal with life insurance?

And now a break to talk about a sponsor… I am aging at a shockingly rapid rate, I am married, and I just bought a house … so I am thinking about things like life insurance. Yes, life insurance. What is the deal with life insurance anyway? The basics are this: If you have people […]

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the best office perk anyone could ever offer me

And now a word from a sponsor… I love massages. I’m obsessed with them. And while I didn’t think anything could make me want to go back to working in an office ever again, Soothe at Work has tempted me. Soothe is the #1 in-office massage company in the world, with over 9,000 massage therapists […]

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I want to cook without all the work, and so do you

And now a word from a sponsor… Blue Apron is a delivery service that delivers farm-fresh ingredients for delicious, chef-designed recipes directly to your doorstep. You don’t need to bother with meal planning or grocery shopping; they’ll send you everything you need in exactly the right proportions, along with step-by-step instructions for preparing it. Especially […]

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You are sitting too much! Here’s a solution.

And now a word from a sponsor… I sit ALL THE TIME, y’all. Partly it’s because I work too much, but part of it is also that the things I enjoy doing most, like reading, are also totally sedentary. So I’ve long been intrigued by the idea of a standing desk, which is why I […]

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things I like

Years ago, I used to do occasional round-ups of things I like. It’s been ages since the last one, so here we go. 1. This blanket. This is like fur, except it’s not actual fur. It’s ridiculously soft and cozy, and when you bundle up in it, you will immediately feel a profound inner peace descend upon […]

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you need this farm-to-table florist for Valentine’s Day

And now a word from a sponsor… I’m a big believer that you shouldn’t go out on Valentine’s Day – restaurants tend to be overcrowded and you can have a much more romantic evening if you stay at home. Of course, I also think that the height of romance is lounging on the couch together […]

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how to put together an affordable professional wardrobe

And now a break to talk about a sponsor… We talk a lot here about assembling a professional wardrobe, and how to do it in an affordable way … so you really, really need to know about thredUP. thredUP is a huge online store that buys and sells high-quality secondhand fashion for women and kids. […]

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how to stop agonizing over your resume layout

And now a word from a sponsor… I get a lot of questions from people who are agonizing over the right format for their resume. Where and often should you indent? What kind of bullet points should you use? For the love of all that’s holy, what about the font? While I firmly believe that […]

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