Archive for December, 2007

What to Do When Your Wife Doesn’t Want to Lose the Baby Weight

Monday, December 31st, 2007

Here's where we answer our our readers' questions. Please don't blame us if the suggestions don't work for you. You're the one taking advice from a donkey. This week's lucky advice seeker has earned a $25 gift certificate to Olive Garden, just by sending us this question! You could win too--click ...

Lump of Coal

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Here are the results from our Gift-Giving Debate. I can't believe she won this debate. Now I can't count towels, dishes, or appliances as gifts because they are a need rather than a want. There are a few positives from this loss: -I will no longer hear about not getting her clothes ...

A Hairy Issue

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Here's a chance for YOU to give the advice. Question: How much control should a wife have over her husband's facial hair decisions?

Christmas Shamboozled

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

It looks like my latest quick tip backfired on me. Yesterday I was presented with a pile of note cards for Christmas. Each had a separate gift written on the card. I was completely shocked to discover that my wife had gotten me nothing for Christmas and instead relied on ...

Quick Tip: Last Minute Ideas

Monday, December 24th, 2007

This month is Thoughtless Gift Month. The Donkey provides tips on getting holiday gifts for your wife without spending much time or thought. The Handwritten Options method. If you celebrate Christmas and haven't purchased anything for your wife, you are now in real trouble... or are you? Here is a proven method ...

Lesson 15: You Talking To Me?

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Have you ever seen the Tonight Show Morse Code vs. Text Messaging bit where the Old-Morse-Code-Guys send and receive a message more quickly the Really-Fast-Text-Messaging-College-Guys? After viewing this contest, I began to think about how I communicate with my wife; it isn't quite as simple and straightforward as Morse code ...

He Said She Said: Can a Household Necessity be Given as a Gift?

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Just What I Always Wanted She Said: I was about to buy that anyway It's not uncommon for The Donkey to struggle with choosing my Christmas gifts. Since he's so frugal (read:the ultimate cheapskate), he has a hard time buying me anything that he doesn't deem to be an absolute ...

Marriage Advice: Should a husband give his wife a “gift” he won at work?

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Regifting  Here's where we answer our our readers' questions. Please don't blame us if the suggestions don't work for you. You're the one taking advice from a donkey. This week's lucky advice seeker has earned a $25 gift certificate to Bennigans, just by sending us this question! You could win too--click here ...

Quick Tip: Regifting Vendor Handouts

Monday, December 17th, 2007

This month is Thoughtless Gift Month. The Donkey provides tips on getting holiday gifts for your wife without spending much time or thought. The RecyclingWork Garbage method. If you are like me, you probably have mugs, umbrellas, binders, and other ridiculous merchandise with your vendors' logos on the front. Instead of letting ...

My Call

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Here are the results for the Great Babysitter Debate The people have spoken: apparently no parent alive would be comfortable having a donkey call their daughter (which kind of makes you wonder what happened when my father was approached with a request for my hand in marriage). I suppose ...