Category Archives Food and Entertaining

thanksgiving turkey

Ready to have all of your friends over for a Thanksgiving meal? Don’t let the upcoming holidays hamper your culinary dreams. You don’t need a lot of money to cook a memorable meal for Thanksgiving. Read these great money saving tips for…

annoyed

You’re in the homestretch. The holiday season halfway over. You've almost made it. All you have to do is get through the end of December. You love your family dearly, we know that. But sitting around the fireplace and pretending to be excited about grandma’s hand-knit holiday sweater that you technically only have 15 more hours to wear isn't exactly your idea of a joyous holiday.

Not only that, the people you have to deal with are a pain! But they’re your family, so slap on a smile and read on to find out how to deal with your most difficult relatives over the next couple of weeks.

apartment olympics

Break out the Team USA gear – the Winter Olympics are here! Starting today in Sochi, Russia, athletes from all over the world will come together in peaceful competition to see who deserves to stand atop a podium adorned with a medal. (The Opening Ceremonies air tonight on NBC, beginning at 7:30 EST. Competition begins Friday.) Sure, these athletes have spent the better parts of their lives striving to compete in the Games – countless hours have been spent practicing, training, and perfecting their skills. We’re in awe of them, but we also want to have a little fun of our own while we watch the competition. So why not celebrate by holding a mini-Olympics in your apartment? These games involve ordinary household items and won’t damage your space or, more importantly, you. Make some fake medals, invite some friends over, and see who wins gold.

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