Advice: A Case of Mistaken Identity

Wink

August 8, 2013– Dear Secret Diary.  I love teasing my friends.  One of my favorites is the “Mistaken Identity” playful prank. [ Read More ]

How to Ripen Fruit with The New York Times

New York Times Week in Review and Fruit

October 18, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I learned not too long ago that you can use The New York Times to ripen fruit. [ Read More ]

Food Shopping: Consider the Alternative

shopping

Does food shopping for a few things always end up with a cart that is mysteriously filled to the top? [ Read More ]

The Royal Baby: A Q&A With The Smiles For All Team

Image of baby with a crown

July 23, 2013, 2:22pm EST– Prince William, future Kind of England, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby boy yesterday at 4:24 UK time. The Royal Couple has yet to announce the name of their first child, a new heir to the throne. Here are our answers to some questions that we … [ Read More ]

Microwave-Side Chat: Toilet Paper Folding [VIDEO]

The Big Milkshake wants to guide you on the ancient craft of toilet paper folding. [ Read More ]

How To Administer Medication To Your Cat Without Taking Some Yourself

Have you ever tried to give your cat medicine? Do you find it a hopeless task, tantamount perhaps, to making a hole in water? Well, don’t look here for any help. I can’t do it either. [ Read More ]

Q&A Tuesday*: Can You Pay Later if You’re Drinking to Remember?

Today on Q&A Tuesday, we will try to make headway on Berth’s extremely practical but I also think philosophical question.  In response to Abram Danshov’s awesome picture of a coaster, Berth wondered: [ Read More ]

7 Reasons to Go Outside Immediately

weather outside

If you didn’t take a lunch break today (Wednesday), better take an afternoon stroll outside and enjoy the sun before seven days of straight thunderstorms. [ Read More ]

Colorful Ribbon on Everything

Our Car?

March 29, 2014– My Dear Secret Diary, I have always thought it makes a ton of sense to put an identifier like colorful ribbon or the like on one’s baggage to make sure it isn’t mistakenly taken at the airport baggage claim.  [ Read More ]

Alan’s Advice On What To Do With Your Leftovers

leftovers

Alan had a wonderful way of building rapport with folks providing customer service.  Waiters and waitresses were certainly no exception. [ Read More ]