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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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’til throw pillows do us part

By , Globe Staff

Home decorating can make soul mates wonder what they ever saw in each other.

With flurry of data, this app is a snow day predictor

By , Globe Staff

The calculator considers weather predictions, number of school days already used up, and media hype about a storm.

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What about ‘Bad Hair Barbie’ and ‘Transfat Barbie’?

By , Globe Staff

Sorry Mattel, but your allegedly more realistic Barbies don’t go far enough.

Local balloon artist to the stars lands a gig with Hasty Pudding Theatricals

By , Globe Staff

The parade crowd will be fixated on Kerry Washington, but Mr. Balloon Wizard will be admiring his handiwork.