Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

Politics have always been a touchy subject when large groups gather, your family at Christmas is no different. You are either trying to mediate your aunts Marge and Martha as dredge up shit from high school to use as ammo as to why the one or the other is super fucking wrong for not donating … Continue reading Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

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Ruining Christmas and Other Jolly Holiday Activities for You and Your Friends

It is smack-dab in the of December, there is a chill in the air, the menorah and the Christmas tree are glowing in the center of town and I have spent so much money at the craft store that they gave me a free glittery wreath/candle holder that is awkwardly too small to be a … Continue reading Ruining Christmas and Other Jolly Holiday Activities for You and Your Friends

Christmas Shopping on the Tightest of Budgets

I got my haircut today, which means my budget is shot for the month. I'll maintain my lifestyle of coffee made by over educated Etsy vendors with the plethora of rewards cards I've accumulated. If it wasn't weeks before Christmas surviving on a $14 a day budget for a month would be a challenge but … Continue reading Christmas Shopping on the Tightest of Budgets

O Holy…Shit: A Guide to Forgetting Stuff at Christmas

This is the eve of Christmas and the shelves at the grocery store are as bare and Target is a mad house filled people who have driven halfway across the country to stay with family they don't even really like that much.  You did better this year, with lists and schedules and tick marks to … Continue reading O Holy…Shit: A Guide to Forgetting Stuff at Christmas

Christmas Wishes: A Comprehensive Guide to Gifts for Giving

The story of Christmas starts in a manger about 2000-ish years ago. The story continues that three dudes showed up with some gifts for a child who was born at that manger and then eventually those dudes gifts got all mixed up with bags of money left by a Turkish dude so a father could … Continue reading Christmas Wishes: A Comprehensive Guide to Gifts for Giving

The Best Way to Let your Coworkers Know you Care

It's Christmas time (or advent according to the liturgical calendar as was pointed out by a client this morning, thank you, client!), and this time of year we all are forced to show each other how much we care about one another.  This is cake when it comes to people you care for deeply. You … Continue reading The Best Way to Let your Coworkers Know you Care