Who Says You Need a Guy on Valentine’s Day?

Who says you need to have a man around to be happy on Valentine's Day? That's what best friends are for! Forget sitting at home in your pajamas alone. Grab your best gal pal for a fabulous guy-free Valentine's Day. Get dressed for the occasion Whether the two of you wear Valentine's Day themed pajamas, you go the anti-Valentine route with anything other than pink, red, and white, or you sport your best Valentine's Day ensemble, there's no reason you shouldn't dress for the occasion. Make some drinks Drinks are a must for girls night. cosmos, margaritas, or martinis anyone? Don't forget the garnishes, such as salt, olives, and cherries. Whip up some delicious eats Buffalo chicken meatballs, penne and vodka sauce, and honey garlic chicken are just some of the mouth-watering recipes you and your friend can whip up on Valentine's Day. You'll be eating just as well as those in a restaurant, just without the heavy price tag.  Share bad date stories We've all had at […]
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I’m Grilled

I was engaged once … poor guy. His hobbies of choice were, and continue to be, camping and fishing. While dating, he insisted on our making a trade. I had to go with him on two camping trips each year if I wanted him to join me for anything resembling culture, such as plays, dance performances, museums, and the like. We were the perfect cliché. He was country and I was city. My almost-forgotten sole camping expedition took place in the wilds of my childhood living room. My sister and I, ages 10 and 8, decided to have a pajama party. We strung and secured a medium weight rope onto the railings, which we then swung over a cotton sheet with a pattern of yellow ducks. Two dining room chairs created the sidewalls. Our tent complete, we snuggled in with books, chocolate chip and tuna sandwiches. There were no decisions for us to make. Mom was the provider of all, including a dessert of kitchen stove s’mores. So, this was sort of the picture I had in mind when he talked about […]
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