The Official Martini Bar Soiree Cheat Sheet

It’s finally here: the official 2012 New Year’s Eve Martini Bar Soiree!  I’ve yet to come up with even the most cliché of New Year’s Resolutions but I have written a cheat sheet for tonight’s party and seeing as some of you will be meeting The Wedding Date for the first time, please print the…

A Surprise in My Inbox

Well folks, I have a new Facebook friend. And the conversation that prompted his request somehow pre-empted his reading of my post on the subject. Go figure. As for other news, tomorrow night’s New Year’s Eve Martini Bar Soiree is just hours away and I still don’t have anything to wear.  I’ve spent the past…

Since when is “Friend” a verb?

Absence doesn’t make the heart grow fonder.  Absence makes the heart grow nitpicky.  It’s been eleven days since I last saw The Wedding Date and even though I have very little to complain about, there’s one tiny little detail that’s been bothering me for the past… well, several months actually. And we’ve talked about it,…

Break Up 101: How to Dump (or Get Dumped) with Dignity

Nothing from nothing but if you’re dating a woman who writes a blog about… well… dating, you probably shouldn’t send her twenty two text messages when she finally comes to her senses about your relationship (or lack thereof) and decides to call it quits. Nor should you email her.  Or send her Facebook messages.  And…

Picture Perfect… Almost

As fate would have it, I did in fact wish The Wedding Date “Happy Birthday” instead of “Merry Christmas.”  It’s not that I don’t know the different between “Feliz Navidad” and “Feliz Cumpleaños”—I do— it’s just that I was in a rush and I always write “Happy Birthday” in Spanish on Facebook so when I…

Feliz Something-Or-Other

It’s funny what a difference a year can make.  This time last year, I was smashing candy canes with a vengeance for my annual foray into holiday-chocolate making because I was so frustrated by Date #17 and his workaholic tendencies.  This year, however, there was very little to be angry about—not with The Wedding Date…