Category Archives: holiday heaven & holiday hell

The holidays are often times of both joy and sorrow. Whether you’re in holiday heaven or holiday hell, read on to enjoy the best of whatever season we’re loving and enduring.

How to Blow Your New Year’s Resolutions With Style

I like New Year’s resolutions. At least, I like them when they’re all shiny and new and un-blown. That always lasts a few days, and then you’re right back where you started, sitting all frowny faced in your stretchy pants … Continue reading

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I Declare the Season’s Coolest New Holiday Tradition: Revenge

This time of year, people like to talk a lot of b.s. about giving, the magic of the season, etc. I’d like to take a different tack and talk about a new seasonal theme that, in my opinion, is just … Continue reading

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Holiday Queries: What to Give People Who Want Nothing

With the holidays coming up, a lot of people find themselves in a pickle. Not a cute pickle ornament on the tree that means a dinky prize if you find it first, but a real honest to goodness problem. If … Continue reading

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Best Homemade Halloween Costume: Phew, I’m Still Original

In my last post, I said that as far as I knew, I was original. Which is true. As far as I knew. Over the summer, I promised to deliver the planet’s most unique idea for a homemade Halloween costume, … Continue reading

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Best Homemade Halloween Costume: Don Your Red Jackets for a Box Hunt

Note to readers: The long-promised “Best Homemade Halloween Costume” update post is now live and can be read here. As I take a break from working on author photos (and holy mackerel, your suggestions blew me away), I’d like to … Continue reading

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