It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, it’s probably beginning to sound a lot like Christmas, too as the yearly argument over which family to visit commences. Nothing screams the holidays quite like the verbal tug-of-war over whose family is crazier and therefore less deserving of your presence. Your Aunt Sally smells like a heady blend of industrial solvent, pipe tobacco, and Ben-Gay and when she hugs you the stench latches on to your clothing like a horny dog to your leg. Then there is his Grandpa Frank whose yearly, politically incorrect holiday … [Read more...]

Healthy Holiday Season

One of the most difficult aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is avoiding the pitfalls created by those around you. You may be trying to cut down on the sugar but there seems to be a new platter of treats floating around the office every day, and your colleagues aren't taking too kindly to your stay healthy plan of pouring dish soap over the junk food to eliminate the temptation. It's hard enough being at the office for 40+ hours a week when there isn't a shared healthy eating mentality, but when you have to fight the same battle at home it … [Read more...]

Vacation Sickness

What the hell happened? The relationship was stuck in ooey-gooey mode, so sugary sweet you were giving all your friends cavities … then you went away together. Suddenly you are fantasizing less about hot naked time and more about running your partner over with the rental car. Don’t do it, homicide is never the answer.  But as hard as it may be to believe, vacation sickness doesn’t have to mean the death of the relationship, or even an end to the holiday. The problems often begin when both parties define “vacation” differently. Are you a lounger? Do … [Read more...]

It’s her birthday, she can pay if she wants to!

For all those men who date women who make more money, this one’s for you … When you are dating a woman who makes more money, there may come a time in your relationship when you find yourself on a vacation that she paid for. Perhaps for her birthday she wanted to move things to a more exotic location for a little sun, surf, and skinny dipping. She probably knew you couldn’t afford a trip to the Virgin Islands so she ran her credit card and handed you a plane ticket. If she’s all for it, I’m all for it, have fun and don’t forget the sunscreen. Now, I … [Read more...]

Get the hell away!

Whether you want some sweet time with the honey, or a getaway with your girls, or maybe you want to be alone, what better time than this weekend? Even if you are on a budget, there’s fun to be had, though you may have to abuse your search engine a bit to find the best deals. Let’s get to work! ROOM With a little advanced planning, you should be able to find a terrific room. Try and find one with a large bathtub and a nice view if possible, you can’t go wrong with those amenities no matter why you are there. For an incredibly restricted budget, try … [Read more...]