Tag: holidays

AlcoHOLidays | Winter Solstice | Yuletide Cheer

Providing the world hasn’t ended–or isn’t in the process thereof–I thought I’d stray from the culturally expected norm of Christmas and delve a little into the natural change of seasons that happens this time of year at the Winter Solstice. The shortest day of the year, this time marks the official beginning of winter even as the days […]

Valentine’s Day Traditions

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!  Today is a very special day where you can show your loved one how much you care! Some people make it a big deal, others don’t. For my boyfriend and I, we usually go out to dinner and give each other gifts. But this year, it was different. We both decided […]

Happy New Year!!!!

Image via Wikipedia We are almost at the end of 2010! This year has flown by for me, but I am very excited to start the new year off right! I only have one year left in college… I am now the president of my sorority… I am very excited for what’s in store for […]

Christmas Dinner

Image by dane brian via Flickr I can not believe Christmas is tomorrow. I feel like I just finished my exams and got a break from my stressful college life, but here it is! Although it came fast, I am happy it is here because it means spending quality time with family and friends. This […]

Birthday Specials

Image via Wikipedia My birthday is next week and I wanted to be able to go to a nice lunch or two with my friends, but I am on a tight budget. This budget was not going to stop me, so I started looking for solutions and ways to minimize a lunch or dinner trip […]

Sips & Shots: Eggnog

Don’t think of this as unseasonal, just think of this as a very timely suggestion for any Christmas-in-July celebrations you may be planning! (Seriously, my other e-option was Everclear and, well, we don’t want to go there…) Eggnog is one of those dividing drinks: you either love it or hate it and I reside firmly […]

X mAs CoOkIeS

I walk into my house and I smell an aroma coming from the kitchen. It is slowly creeping up my nose, and I begin to smell the freshly baked sugar cookies. I then continue walking and see the masterpieces. Not only do they look amazing, but they smell wonderful. I can not resist them…. Cookies! […]