The Gift of Humor: Puns for Christmas

I have always believed that puns are the highest form of humour. Just in case you don’t know what on earth I’m talking about, here is the definition of a pun according to the internet: Noun:pun/pən/ A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that soundContinue reading “The Gift of Humor: Puns for Christmas”

Santa, I hope you read blogs. . .

Dear Santa, Hi! I know I’ve never been in the habit of writing to you, so this blogpost probably comes as a (modernized) surprise, but I have been exceptionally good this year and . . . lets be really honest. . . have been fairly good in general over the past 24 years. I mean,Continue reading “Santa, I hope you read blogs. . .”

All I Want For Christmas. . .

CHRISTMAS LISTS = SACRILEGE? Okay, maybe sacrilege is  a strong word. But making a Christmas list is an action taken by greedy, demanding, bratty little children who should chill out and learn how to be thankful for whatever they receive and stop stealing the joy/surprise and fun out of Christmas gifting practices. . . orContinue reading “All I Want For Christmas. . .”

Silver. . . er, Faux Fur Lining

Feeling all: UGG? Perhaps you are like me and find these trendy conglomerations of faux fur and low-quality suede disturbing. Similar to crocks, these shoes leave me questioning whether comfortability justifies blatant unattractiveness . . . and pondering the wisdom of this frequently sported fashionable footwear. In perusing the “Accessorize Daily” website I stumbled onContinue reading “Silver. . . er, Faux Fur Lining”

Revolutionizing Jacob Marley

Jacob Marley was an expert on chains. In the 1938 film “A Christmas Carol”, Ebenezer Scrooge is brought face to face with his old business partner, Jacob Marley, who laments,   “I wear the chain I forged in life! I made it link by link and yard by yard! I gartered it on of my ownContinue reading “Revolutionizing Jacob Marley”

Gimme Some SUGAR (Cookies)!

In search of the absolutely perfect, fool-proof, delicious-yet-simple sugar cookie recipe? Believe it or not, this exists. Actually, being realistic, maybe there are several doable recipes out there, but I am writing today to share my mom’s INSANELY good sugar cookie recipe with those of you who might not have one of these in yourContinue reading “Gimme Some SUGAR (Cookies)!”

Stop. Wonder!

This really is an age of wondrous things.  . . . electricity mp3 players ear buds kindles text messaging webcameras . . . The list is endless. Just think, 100 years ago, people could not imagine what we accept without question as reality. Miracles are part of our daily lives, but we rarely stop to wonderContinue reading “Stop. Wonder!”