Articles by Sally Friedman

Valentine’s Day is for love, but so is every other day of the year

It’s well after midnight, and I’m in the kitchen enjoying a private binge of frozen cake straight from the package.


Housework can be a chore, but the benefits usually worth it

I vacuumed today. The whole house.


Love and families the meaning of the holidays

December is a wonderful, slightly crazy month. Two words – “holiday season” – explain both the wonder and the craziness.


Savoring the sweetness of vacation with the family

12We always know we’ve arrived  at the right house on Long Beach Island each summer  when we recognize the old faded towels that our daughters once dragged to day camp drying on the deck of a summer cottage.




Spring cleaning can be a challenge

We recently had coffee and dessert at the home of friends. Along with enjoying a homemade warm apple pie in a gracious atmosphere, I couldn’t help noticing, as I helped clear some of the dishes, that the kitchen was superbly organized.


Discovering beauty and love at the supermarket

We arrived at the supermarket at the same moment. I jumped out of my car, impatient to be done with the seemingly endless chore of stocking the cupboards. But they took their time, this frail, elderly couple who helped one another through the process of maneuvering stiff joints and car doors.


Women’s History Month: A celebration of sisterhood

11So here it is, National Women’s History Month. 


It’s the little things that matter on Valentine’s Day

We are standing in the kitchen glaring at one another.