Ehell Dame Versus Chuck Norris

October 13, 2016

Dear Administrator, You mentioned brides have read themselves here. How do you know this?  Do they write in, or the contributor writes back? I’d love to hear those stories. I would imagine most are more upset than horrified. Please give just one example. Pretty please ?  One of my fav stories is the bride that […]

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Wedding Wednesday – Pay The Wedding Coordinator, Dear Friend of Mine!

October 12, 2016

We will call this “friend” of mine Jane. Now I’ve been friends with Jane since high school and I’m in my late 20s now. Currently, I’m not as close with her as I use to be, however when she asked me to attend her wedding I was honored. Then she asked me to be a […]

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Compensating People For Their Time and Talents Works Both Ways

October 11, 2016

I have a wedding and interior design business and people are constantly asking me (or demanding, in some cases) free advice. I can’t count how many times I hear, “We just bought a house. I can’t wait to have you over to hear all of your ideas and suggestions.” Or “I just got engaged, I […]

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Dueling Restaurant Fundraisers

October 10, 2016

I volunteer for a small nonprofit animal-related organization that is run solely by volunteers.  A few months ago the organization was literally broke and I made some suggestions for different fundraising ideas. The president of the organization made me part of the fundraising committee and sent me copies of the tax forms, etc. so I […]

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Words In The Wind

October 6, 2016

I share the name of a character in a popular kid’s TV show, and it’s worth noting that I have never watched this show, and don’t really like it. Any way, when I was in elementary school, I got teased for my name, and was just bullied in general. Now I’m in high school, and […]

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Wedding Wednesday – Third Time Is Not The Charm When It Comes To Money For Mom

October 5, 2016

My SIL, A is getting married next month; this will be her 3rd marriage. At the beginning of June, they set up an event on Facebook where you could RSVP for the wedding, which will be held in another state. DH and I immediately realized due to his work schedule as well as the kids’ […]

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Giving Children The Tools To Prosper Against Life’s Meanies

October 4, 2016

I have been reading eHell and the message boards for over a year now. They have provided me with hours of entertainment as well as extremely helpful advice. I thought the following would amuse eHell Dame and the rest of the eHellions. BG: Last year, DD ran afoul of the class Mean Girl (MG) shortly […]

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Family Balance Amidst Changing Relationships (or “It’s Time To Let Go”)

October 3, 2016

I am looking for perspective and hoping all of you can help. Recently I traveled across the country to attend my brother’s (John) graduation. I am very proud of him and excited about the next stage in his life. However, his new career means he is moving quite a distance from home and it is […]

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