Tag: Lee Clark

Apple and Orange Cranberry Sauce

Apple and Orange Cranberry Sauce

Everyone and their mother has a go-to favorite cranberry recipe, or they (shudder) use canned. I realize that if what you know of cranberry sauce is canned then you’d easily overlook it every single year. But here I am imploring you to pay some attention […]

At Summer’s End

At Summer’s End

Summer is warm and pink, the same floral dress worn day in and day out. Open in the back to let a rare breeze flow through. Berries for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; an endless flow of sparkling liquids. Rain all day, nights spent running through […]

Dear Lee — The In-Laws on Holiday

Dear Lee — The In-Laws on Holiday

Dear Lee,
This summer, I’m being included in my (not yet) in-laws’ family holidays for the first time. We’re traveling together for a couple of days and staying at a family home with other relatives. I’m nervous, and I want to avoid as many awkward situations as possible. I also want them to know how happy I am to be going on this trip. Do you have any tips?
Thank you!
Hannah
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What’s A Witch To Wear In The Summer?!

What’s A Witch To Wear In The Summer?!

Summer can be a glorious time of year for those who love bright colors, endless tans, and as little amount of clothing as possible. It can be a literal Hell for those who live in black and feel naked without the regulated J.Crew third layer, […]

Sh*t Women Have to Deal With — Blood

Sh*t Women Have to Deal With — Blood

Are you as sick of dancing around the topic of blood as I am? It’s a monthly issue for women, and I’m honestly so over feeling as though it cannot be talked about, or that it shouldn’t be. I’m saying this as someone who in […]

Dear Lee — Caring for Tulips

Dear Lee — Caring for Tulips

Dear Lee,

I was surprised to discover in one of your previous columns that one could do so much to take care of peonies! I look forward to applying your advice. I have recently grown very fond of tulips. I’d be grateful if you could share some tips on how to treat these flowers.

Thank you!

Manon

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Manon,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write in!  Tulips, like peonies, are another favorite flower of mine, and like peonies, there are many ways you can care for them to get the most time with them.  I’m answering this question a bit late as I wanted to grab some tulips, and write down my tips as I cared for my very own.  It’s been a week, and they’re still going strong.  I hope this helps!

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Dear Lee — Friends & Social Media

Dear Lee — Friends & Social Media

Dear Lee, I follow an old college friend of mine on Instagram, and vice versa.  We are friendly but aren’t friends really anymore, which I don’t mind at all as we are quite different people now.  She regularly posts on Instagram, and it makes me […]

Lee Shares Her Favorite Summer Reads

Lee Shares Her Favorite Summer Reads

When summer hits, I reach for books that are page turners. I’ve read every single one of these before, and I come back to them again and again. Before my son was born, I used to lay in bed all day and read a book cover-to-cover, […]

The Lazy Girl’s Fourth of July Dessert

The Lazy Girl’s Fourth of July Dessert

When I was kid I would visit my paternal grandparents pretty regularly.  My grandmother, Doris Eleanor, was the epitome of 1950s housewifery.  She would even wear her dresses, three-strand pearl necklace, and heels when they went on vacation, including camping.  She was invested fully in her family, and loved baking for all of us.  She was such a lovely person and I’m sad to say she’s no longer with us, but my memories live on.  A favorite memory is when I would arrive to my grandparents house and my grandmother would have strawberry shortcake waiting for me because she knew it was my favorite.  Now when summer hits, I have to have something strawberry.  The cake for my baby shower last summer was strawberry, and my birthday cakes are always strawberry.  So when thinking about a Fourth of July dessert, I immediately thought of strawberries, and of my grandmother’s shortcake, but with the ultimate lazy girl twist.

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Dear Lee — Heartbreak

Dear Lee — Heartbreak

A couple of weeks ago, one of our number received the following request for advice on relationship heartbreak.  As heartbreak is a many-headed beast, we decided it would be best for a few of the Eight, not just our own advice columnist Lee Clark, to […]