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Satellite Sisters Strategies for Getting Along at the Holidays

From the archives:  This week on the podcast, we're talking turkey with the Butterball lady and family dynamics with Dr. Forni. But over the years, we've developed our own expertise in the arena of large family get-togethers and we wanted…
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I Surrender to Halloween

  This is Julie and I think Halloween should be a child-centered, family-friendly event, filled with happy costumes and mildly-spooky decorations devoid of  grotesque and/or adult-themed images. I don't like scary clowns, macabre…
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Edna Dolan’s 9 Rules of Thanksgiving

  Want expert advice on how to host Thanksgiving? Follow our mother, Edna Dolan's nine rules of Thanksgiving. These are solid gold tips that will take your gathering to the next level.  Our mother was a master Thanksgiving planner…
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Edna Dolan’s Thanksgiving Pate

Yesterday, Julie and I were on the phone discussing the first anniversary of our mother’s death.  To read our remembrance of her, please click here. We laughed (and cried a little) deciding on our plans to remember our mom. Julie was headed…