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What Would Santa Give Your Roommate? 12 Gift Ideas

With holiday season gift giving in full swing, don’t forget about your roommate! Whether you are best friends or worst enemies (let’s hope not), why not buy or make a gift to share together. We asked Santa for his top recommendations of what to get that special someone who you …


Cranberry Cocktail with a Splash of Roommate Love

  So, if your roommate isn’t your BFF, this postcard definitely epitomizes how you might feel about the prospect of spending Thanksgiving together - the secret ingredient is resentment. But, let’s pretend, in the spirit of giving thanks that you are turning over a new leaf this holiday season. While Thanksgiving …

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The Santacon Surprise

It’s one of the most entertaining days in New York City in December. Many people dress up in holiday cheer, interpreting Santa as they wish – from real St. Nick’s to reindeers to one of my personal favorites, the Hebrew School Dropouts. The amount of alcohol consumed on this day …

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Prank Your Roommate

Happy April Fool’s Day! I am a huge fan of this “holiday.” As a kid, I used to gather my pranks in advance at Eddie’s Trick Shop. As an adult, I appreciate the entertaining chuckles I get from the creative online and real life jokes my friends play.   So, …


Gone Fishin’

When I hear that phrase, I instantly envision the old fashioned wooden sign that cartoon characters like Road Runner would put up on his front door before heading out on an adventure. Written in scratchy black lettering, the word pair indicated away. Today’s electronic version of that sign – the …


Not Your Typical Christmas Tree

Despite my age of 28, I have never had my very own grown-up Christmas tree as an adult. Growing up, my family had a tree (like the one to the right). But, college, grad school, and real world living never lended itself well to having a tree. I almost always …