ByMichelle Markowitz & Caroline Moss

Caroline Moss is the deputy editor of culture at Tech Insider. She's also written for the New York Times and Cosmopolitan. She's tweeted over 100,000 times. Michelle Markowitz is a comedy writer, storyteller, and bachelorette party apologist in New York. She can be found subtweeting Cory Booker @michmarkowitz.

  1. Hey ladies,

    Katie here. I was just searching our archives -- can you believe we've been emailing each other nonstop for 12 years? It's like, Wanna Feel Old? (That's a Twitter joke lol.) Email feels super antiquated to me, tbh. It's like, it's 2016.

  2. Hey Mommies!

    As most of you know, Peyton Jayne is turning 1 in a month! We're going to be hosting a birthday party at The Central Park Boat House and would love to invite you, your hubbies, and your little ones to join in on the fun.

  3. Previously in this series: Friendsgiving Note: Through a vortex and also quantum physics and a wrinkle in the space-time continuum, the Ladies are all now around 30 years old, but it's still like, 2015.


    To: Katie, Nicole, Ash, Morgan, Jen From: Ali Subject: eating for two!! Hey Ladies!! Where has the time gone, seriously? This has been such an amazing winter. Sorry I've been so MIA, I've just been hanging…

  4. Previously in the series: Autumnal Shower


    To: Nicole; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Katie; Morgan L.; Jen From: Ali Date: November 20, 2014 Subject: Friendsgiving Hi Ladies!!  Can you believe it’s November already? I feel like just yesterday we were picking apples and feeling like we had the world at our fingertips. This holiday season is crazy already, between all the travel, galas, and regattas. I just wanted to write to…

  5. Previously in this horrible series: Happily Ever After


    To: Nicole; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Katie; Morgan L.; Jen From: Ali Date: October 3, 2014 Subject: Showerrrrrrrrr Hey Ladies, Can you believe it's October already??! I'm basically addicted to Pumpkin Spice Lattes, it's redic. I know what you're thinking: this is our annual group Halloween costume call to arms email, LOL. Wrong! I'm like 99% sure I'll end up doing a…

  6. Author’s Note: We wanted to thank EVERYONE who came out to Hey Ladies: Live! at Housing Works Books back in June and everyone who watched it on Livestream! It was an amazing success and we can’t wait to (hopefully) do another one! The following brand new Hey Ladies email thread was read out loud at the live event. Past installments can be found here.


    To: Ali,

  7. Past installments can be found here.

    Special note: Hey (Ladies)! If you’re in New York, we’ll be doing Hey Ladies: Live! at Housing Works on June 25th. Come! We’ll be giving away prizes and sharing reader stories! It will also be livestreamed as well!


    To: Nicole; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Katie; Morgan L.; Jen From: Ali Date: May 8, 2014 Subject:

  8. Most recently in this series of unspeakable torments: Love is in the Air. The ladies waived their fee as a Saint Patrick's Day gift to The Toast. We are very grateful...we think?

    To: Nicole; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Ali; Morgan L.; Jen From: Katie Date: March 4, 2014 Subject: Going Hard On Saint Patrick's Day Is The New Black!

    Hey ladies,

    I've taken myself to theme out the next holiday (St. Patty's!)

  9. Most recently in this series of unspeakable torments: New Year's Fallout. To: Katie; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Ali; Morgan L.; Jen From: Nicole Date: January 24, 2014 Subject: LOVE IS IN THE AIR LADIES Hey, Ladies! Okay so Valentine's day is right around the corner and as we all know, usually I am TGFHOWMGACHH (totally game for hanging out with my girls and cursing Hallmark holidays) but I am afraid I may be on…

  10. Most recently in this series of unspeakable torments: Book Club.

    To: Katie; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Nicole S; Morgan L.; Jen; Gracie (work) From: Ali Date: December 7, 2013 Subject: 2014 BITCHES!!!!! Ladies!!!!

    SO as everyone knows New Years Eve is my signature event!!! In years past, I would have been sending out save-the-dates in the early spring. But I actually have some news!

    Mike & I broke up. It was 10000%

  11. Most recently in this series: Halloween Planning. To: Ali; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Nicole S; Morgan L.; Jen; Gracie (work) From: Katie Date: November 4, 2013 Subject: LADIES it's November Hey ladies, Halloween success? I think so. I thought Orange is the New Black was a great choice at the end. I'm sorry for being bitchy about it that night and the 30 days prior to Halloween but the holidays always stress me out :) You…

  12. Most recently in this series: Ladies' Brunch. This installment has been brought to you by a generous donation from Toast reader Saskia Deerson. Thanks, Sas! You are not a monster like these people.

    To: Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Nicole S; Morgan L.; Jen; Gracie From: Katie Date: October 4, 2013 Subject: Halloween is comingggggg…..

    Hey Ladies,

    Can you believe it's fall? I'm literally dying. Also NY weather is so

  13. Previously: Bachelorette Party Emails. To: Katie; Allison;; Caitlin; Ashley; Nicole S; Morgan L.; Jen From: Ali Date: August 14, 2013 Subject: they see me brunchin’ Hey Ladies!!! It has been WAYYYYY too long since we've had a girls brunch!!! I miss your pretty faces!!! Plus we have SO much to catch up!!!! AND I MET SOMEONE AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH So ideas!!! Lavo/Bagatelle Party Brunch -- I think it's like $200> Pastis/Balthazar - Old school LOL!…

  14. To: Katie; Allison;; Lily; Hannah; Caitlin; Ashley; Morgan L. From: Ali Date: March 19th, 2013 Subject: Jen’s Bachelorette! Hi Ladies! (including friends and bride's obligatory cousins we will later ostracize!) SO excited for Jen's bachelorette party weekend!!!!!! We are gonna get so cray, lol! Logistics: Let's plan this near a holiday weekend, but not on a holiday weekend, so you still have to take multiple days off work!


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