January Tips: Skis, Snowballs & Kale Salad

January Tips: Skis, Snowballs & Kale Salad

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family, For the first time in over a decade, I don’t have alliteration in my subject line. I blew it on kale. That is because I realized I MUST share the recipe for my absolute favorite salad (often made around the holidays, but...
December Tips: Stephen King, Stomach Bugs & Surgery

December Tips: Stephen King, Stomach Bugs & Surgery

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family Every once in a while, it feels like a good time to clear up any possible misconceptions about how things go here in the Together house. Yes, tweens and teens have bins for gloves and mittens, and art supplies are decently...
November Tips: Grisham, Gingerbread, and Guide-to-Me

November Tips: Grisham, Gingerbread, and Guide-to-Me

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family First of all, thanks for your grace and love notes from my non-newsletter last month. It was delightful to hear from so many of you personally. Our Big Blended Family escaped to my second favorite place on earth (the shores of...
September Tips: Soft Fascination, Single-Tasking & Swamp Tours

September Tips: Soft Fascination, Single-Tasking & Swamp Tours

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family, August was a strange month around here. I turned 45. I’m getting married (to my second and final husband, h/t Jennifer Weiner) in October. We got four kids to their first days at four different schools—on time and with shoes. I...
August Tips: List(less), Laughter & Lemonade

August Tips: List(less), Laughter & Lemonade

Dear Together Friends, Fans, and Family, Crystal Light, where have you been all of my life? Seriously, as a water-challenged human, how has this never hit my radar before?! OK, this concludes the Lemonade part of my newsletter. (Yes, yes, I know about additives, blah,...