What is the meaning of Halloween? It seems to have changed over the years. Growing up in the 1990s, it was all about the elementary school parade and the candy we’d receive from the neighbors at night with the added … Continue reading When Did Halloween Become So Lame?
We spent our actual Christmas night continuing a family tradition: going out around the neighborhood to view the Christmas lights/decorations (or as we like to pretend, we were judging our town’s Christmas decor competition). Who knew the trendy Christmas decoration … Continue reading We Spent Christmas Judging Our Neighbors
Sadly, the holiday season is officially over. We’re in a new year filled with many wonderful hopes and dreams. Before those desires are crushed by reality, re-live our Christmas gift exchange. WARNING: We mostly got each other food. And most … Continue reading Christmas Gift Exchange
Can you guess what we did as pre-celebration for Christmas? You guessed right–it involved food (of course). Continue reading Pre-Christmas Activities
This Christmas is our second together both in person and as a married couple. That made last year an incredibly special one. However, that doesn’t mean this second Christmas needs to be the Speed 2: Cruise Control version of our … Continue reading Creating Christmas Traditions as a Married Couple
For those of you in a long distance relationship currently scrambling to find a last second Christmas gift, I have the perfect idea where you can get away with insisting you made your purchase much earlier. It’s also a timeless … Continue reading Gift Ideas for Long Distance Relationship Partners: Books
The old cliché “even a broken clock is right twice a day” isn’t true for the relationship I have with Jenny. For us, currently suffering from a 13 hour time difference, our broken clocks hit the mark four times a … Continue reading Celebrating Christmas One and a Half Times More Than Most People