Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

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On Craigslist, ghosts of Christmases past

By , Globe Staff

As holiday decorations lose their luster, many in Boston are turning to Craigslist to let it go, let it go.

Boston housing lottery offers luxury at low cost

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Thanks to an affordable housing lottery, residents can qualify to live in high-end buildings such as the Mandarin Oriental for as low as $1,365 a month.

Apps stirring holiday bargain insanity

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Shopping apps add fuel to the already white-hot hunt for holiday bargains.


Tips for getting Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ out of your mind

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Expert’s advice for cleansing your inner soundtrack of an earworm: “Do something that requires a lot of attention.”