The weeks of December are spinning by like a snowflake on the wind, and here we are with a few lame, online sale purchases under our collective belts. There is no tree, no tinsel, and certainly nothing but a closet full of LBDs (in need of some dry cleaning) for any festive event. Now it’s […]Continue Reading
Nothing beats the gift of green in the dead of winter. And since these terrariums feature hard-to-kill succulents, they're especially great for your black-thumbed friends and family members.Continue Reading
In the restaurant business, it’s a necessity to impress your guests and leave them with a great feeling so that they’ll come back again. i like to send people home with little gifts like small cakes, chocolates, or my favorite in the winter, hot cocoa mix. There’s no reason you shouldn’t do this for your friends, too.Continue Reading
No more scented candles! If we wanted our homes to smell like “Summer Rain” (with its sticky humidity and propensity to mildew), we'd move to Seattle—or buy the stinky candle ourselves. Don't take my word for it. I've got scads of letters to prove it. They come to me care of “Social Q's,” the advice column I write for the Sunday Styles section of The New York Times (and now a book of essays by the same name about how to skate through the most awkward moments of your life).Continue Reading
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