The Cost of a New Life: Part Two was supposed to contact me about the replacement cabinet dowels within a week.

How a $400 Steakhouse Dinner Helped Me Stop Ordering Delivery

For a while, it was easy for my husband and me to justify our food delivery habit.

When Food Becomes Part of Your Medical Treatment

Before I got sick, I could definitely have been called the Queen of Not Cooking.

The Cost of a New Life: Part One

Rebuilding my life — and building furniture — after a divorce.

The Cost of Losing Your Keys

After getting into my house, I could recover my spare house and car keys, but I was on my own to remember what else was on the ring.

Why I Became a Barre Instructor — and Why I Quit

If you’re considering fitness as a side hustle (or full-time career), here’s my advice.

How to Network in a New City

It’s a good idea to have a list of people whom you’d like to meet and a plan of action for meeting them.

The Cost of a Car Break-In

If you regularly park your car in San Francisco, it will get broken into. It’s simply a matter of time.

I Didn’t Jump Into a Career Change. I Was Pushed.

I started the job on a Monday, and after four stressful, bumbling, tense, days, I was fired.

How Self-Tracking Helped Me Conquer My Bad Shopping Habits

When the bar in my closet collapsed under the weight of all my clothes, I knew I had to do something.