Topic: Holidays

Celebrating Family Holidays With Your Imperfect Family

Celebrating Family Holidays With Your Imperfect Family

The aggressive good cheer of the holidays affects everyone differently: you can get carried along in a tidal wave of joy and eggnog, or it can remind you of what you don’t have: Cleaver-like parents or a significant other to share it all with, let alone one who lets Jon Hamm talk him or her into buying you a Mercedes. And if you’ve suffered a recent loss in your family, the season can be heartbreaking. More »

Christmas In New York City: Expectations Vs. Reality

Christmas In New York City: Expectations Vs. Reality

Before moving to the city, I imagined Christmas in New York to be exactly how it is depicted in films: perfect. I seamlessly blended together the scenes in movies with my understanding of reality. I was so sure that my first Christmas in New York City would see me living in a winter wonderland reminiscent of the ones seen in Serendipity and Home Alone.

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8 Slutty Christmas Costumes That Just Make Sense

8 Slutty Christmas Costumes That Just Make Sense

I am a firm believer that every holiday presents the occasion to dress in an awesome slutty costume. Halloween? Slutty nurse. 4th of July? Slutty Uncle Sam. Columbus Day? Slutty explorer, duh. It’s so easy even a baby could do it—which really isn’t a bad idea. I could dress as a slutty baby for an upcoming baby shower. Why not?
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