Attending a religious event like Passover that's unfamiliar to you can be stressful, especially when you're worried about making a good impression on your boyfriend or girlfriend's family. Here are some tips that will ensure that it all goes smoothly.
You and your guy have been dating for a few months and are still getting to know each other. Is he "The One?" Maybe, but you're either not 100 percent sure — or don't want to scare him off by laying all your cards out on the table. How do you go about handling holidays like Easter or Passover?
As these celebrity families demonstrate, the 8-day holiday is celebrated in many different ways, but the themes of spending quality time with family, friends and loved ones while enjoying good food and wine remain the same. See how your favorite celebrity parents and their kids will be commemorating the Jewish holiday in our gallery.
All holidays and times of family gatherings are supposed to be rich with joy and laughter and fulfillment. You know, like the holiday photos sent by many at the end of each year. The very fortunate have moments, hours or days of these experiences during holidays. Yet, even the happiest of times are filled with challenges, and for some, a great deal of sadness and loneliness.
5 shots and 4 Guinness later! Wow, what a night! “Oh no! Did I send all these text messages?” March 18th 12:59 a.m. – “I love you!” March 18th 1:15 a.m. – “Can I come over?” March 18th 1:32 a.m. – “You are so hot! Xoxo” “Oh, s*#), what did I do? What happened last night? I work with him! I have to SEE him today! What am I going to do?
Whether it's Christmas and you're under the mistletoe or the clock is striking midnight on New Year's Eve, he'll want to kiss you if you mix up one of these recipes we just discovered.
The majority of kiddos are conceived during the winter holiday season. If we break this down, we'll find that one part holiday spirit, one part New Year’s Eve hilarity, and one part chilly weather, equals several reasons to strip down to nothing and get it on.
December is the most stressful month for couples, according to a study of 2,000 people by Seddons. The study found that a whopping one in five couples consider breaking up because of holiday woes, including bad tidings from financial worries, entertaining extended family members and sharing the workload around Christmas.
Who needs a job when you have love? Granted, love isn't going to pay the bills, but if you believe every love song ever written and every romantic comedy to grace the silver screen, then love is the most important thing of all. Whatever helps you sleep at night…
New Year’s Eve is the last hurrah of the year, the culminating event in a holiday binge of eating, drinking, and celebrating. It’s a time to don glitzy outfits, reflect on the past, and ponder future resolutions. And then there’s the kiss at the stroke of midnight. Whether you ring in the new year by watching the Times Square ball drop on TV or toasting champagne at an upscale nightclub, tradition makes a case for celebrating the new year with people you enjoy. According to English and German folklore, the first person you encounter in a new year — and the nature of your encounter — sets the tone for the rest of the year. A kiss is about strengthening ties you wish to maintain in the future. If a couple celebrating together doesn’t take the time to lock lips, it doesn’t bode well for the relationship.
Were you hoping for a brand-new iPad case, but he gave you a scented candle and a scarf instead? Or maybe you were jonesing for some jewelry, only to receive... a pair of pajama pants?
The royal family seems very conscious of the troubled economy this season, and instead of going skiing during their first holiday season as man and wife, Prince William and Duchess Kate are planning a low-key Christmas at the Queen's estate in Northern England. In keeping with tradition, the royals will exchange gifts on Christmas Eve, and according to US Magazine, the 29-year-old prince's gift to Kate might not fit in a box!
When you're meeting your significant other's family for the first time during the holidays, the pressure can be on to bring something memorable — in a good way.
With the millions of dollars, we’ll spend on presents for others this year, how many will stop to unwrap one of the greatest gifts you have to share with the world- yourself. Yes, you! She’ll outgrow the sweater from Macy’s and the iPod will eventually get played out, but you’re the gift that keeps giving!
You hear it all the time; “I am being good this year and not going to have xyz bad foods, so I don’t gain any weight.” This is the time of year when people join Weight Watchers and go on diets, so they can stay in control during the holidays. For some it works, and that holds out hope for everyone else. For the majority it not only does not keep them in control; the guilt, deprivation and old familiar patterns lead to giving up on the idea and then really over indulging since they blew it anyway. By the time New Year’s rolls around, they have put on nearly 10 pounds – twice the average holiday weight gain. Have you ever done this or know people who have? What happens in January when the holidays are over? Does this process get repeated?
Santa is allowed to be large and in charge in his red and white suit — he has to eat about a billion cookies every Christmas! But the same can't be said for you, and if you want to stick to your healthy eating habits during the holidays, you can't pig out like Mr. Claus. Life Coach: How Do I Survive The Holidays?!