Yearly Archives

2011

Fruitcake? Perhaps. That hideous sweater that you got from your great aunt? Maybe. The 10th pair of socks/scarf/gloves/[insert item here] that you've received in the past little while that you have absolutely no use for, and even less space, for that matter? Absolutely. Re-gifting has become all the more popular as we try to de-clutter…

Boxing Day used to be a high point for many of us parents. After a year of buying full-price retail items and perhaps getting some items on sale every so often, this one day of the year promised to relieve…

I'm leveraging Santa for Christmas, and it's working. Santa is my Homeboy. I've been using the power of Santa Claus for a few weeks now, and things are looking good. He keeps me from raising my voice. He keeps my…

Some people would never dream of heating up yesterday's dinner. Re-warmed pizza? No thanks. Many of us, however, relish (pun intended) the thought of having a ready-made meal waiting in the fridge, hot and steaming with the press of the…