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Christmas Cocktails To Pair With Favorite Holiday Movies

Christmas Cocktails To Pair With Favorite Holiday Movies

While you’re dragging out the holiday decorations and wrapping paper, you’ll want a festive flick to watch while you work. And as you enjoy your annual viewing of “Miracle on 34th Street” or “Elf,” you’ll need a wintery mixed drink to get you in the holiday spirit. These are the ideal cocktails to go with…Read more »

Most Americans See Gift Giving As A Competition

Most Americans See Gift Giving As A Competition

Some people take great pains to find the perfect gift for someone over the holidays, because they want to treat their loved ones to something special, but it turns out a lot of people aren’t necessarily thinking that way. In fact, many are really just looking for ways to out-gift the loved ones in their lives.…Read more »

Dictionary.com Picks Their Word Of The Year

Dictionary.com Picks Their Word Of The Year

As we told you, Merriam-Webster just chose pandemic as the 2020 Word of the Year, and it is such an obvious choice that Dictionary.com agrees. The online dictionary chose the word because it “profoundly impacted every sector of society and defined the context for all the many other consequential events of the year.” They also…Read more »

Ice T Joins RoboKiller Fooling Telemarketers & Scammers

Ice T Joins RoboKiller Fooling Telemarketers & Scammers

Ice T has been recruited by a company called Robokiller in an effort to get even with scammers and marketers that call your phone every day. RoboKiller is a program that answers calls from scammers and telemarketers, then the system starts playing lines of recorded dialogue in an effort to trick the marketers or scammers into…Read more »

Michael Jordan Donates $2M To Food Banks

Michael Jordan Donates $2M To Food Banks

Michael Jordan continues to give back and has just donated $2-million of earnings from his docuseries, “The Last Dance,” to local food banks in the Carolinas and Chicago. Jordan’s participation in the Emmy-winning, 10-part ESPN docuseries that chronicles his last season with the Chicago Bulls, reportedly netted him between $3-million and $4 million. “In these challenging times…Read more »

How To Actually Enjoy Being Alone This Thanksgiving

How To Actually Enjoy Being Alone This Thanksgiving

It’s not what we wanted to hear, but this Thanksgiving, it’s smart to stay home and stay safe. And while we’re happy to not have to figure out how to politely decline Aunt Betty’s fruitcake, it doesn’t make it easier to spend the holiday alone. But these tips from experts in stress and connection can…Read more »

California Pastor Turns His Chapel Into A Strip Club To Be Deemed ‘Essential’

California Pastor Turns His Chapel Into A Strip Club To Be Deemed ‘Essential’

Since the whole pandemic started, one of the more confusing aspects has been exactly what businesses and activities have been deemed “essential.” For example, in California, marijuana dispensaries and liquor stores have remained open, while gyms and churches have been shut down. Multiple churches in California have sued over the shutdown order and their “nonessential”…Read more »

The Funniest “Too-Real” Tweets About Thanksgiving This Year

The Funniest “Too-Real” Tweets About Thanksgiving This Year

Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different for people this year, and while some are upset about it, others have been able to find the humor in it, and are sharing their takes on social media. Huffington Post has rounded up some of the “Too-Real” tweets that sum up Thanksgiving 2020, and there’s no…Read more »

People Are Sharing Their Thanksgiving From Hell Stories

People Are Sharing Their Thanksgiving From Hell Stories

While most people love getting the family together for Thanksgiving, not every Thanksgiving is perfect. In fact, a lot of people have experienced some horrendous turkey days, and they have lived to talk about it. A new thread on the anonymous Whisper app has folks sharing their Thanksgiving from Hell horror stories, and it may…Read more »

Charcuterie Houses Are The New Gingerbread Houses

Charcuterie Houses Are The New Gingerbread Houses

Want to change up your snack selection at your Thanksgiving gathering this year? Why not try your hand at a charcuterie chalet? It’s like a charcuterie board – a spread of meats, cheeses and fruit beautifully displayed on a wooden board – except it’s in the shape of a house. Creative, crafty people have been…Read more »