With the holiday season in full swing, I thought it would be a great time to revisit some of common social scenarios and provide some new conversation starters for those of you who find it challenging to mingle with strangers (potential new friends) at holiday parties or mingle with humans in general. Consider this my holiday gift to you!
5 Christmas Presents I’d Ask For If It Was Still 1985
The holidays always make me feel nostalgic for the days of yore, when things felt simpler and Fisher Price reigned supreme as the creator of all of my favorite things. As Christmas and New Year's roll around, I find myself taking stock in the things I've done and the things I would like to do... Continue Reading →
The Key to a Woman’s Heart is Through Her Library
There is nothing more wonderful than receiving a book as a gift, especially if the gift giver is someone with whom you are romantically involved (or wish you were). Romance aside, I absolutely love it when someone, anyone, gives me a book. It doesn’t even have to be for a special occasion. A book gift is... Continue Reading →
The Night of Seven Fishes and Other Christmas Traditions
I do not come from an Italian family, but every Christmas Eve, we partake in a great Italian tradition: The Night of Seven Fishes. We began this tradition a few years ago on Christmas Eve, when my immediate family gathers to eat, open presents, and play board games. I could not be happier about the... Continue Reading →