The Morning After Party

Hosting parties takes on a different meaning once you’ve got kids. While everyone else is calmly sleeping off their over-indulgence and enjoying a lazy Sunday morning in bed, this is what’s really happening back at our place. (Warning: you won’t be jealous.) 1:30 a.m.        The last guest leaves after a great party on our […]

The Big Wedding Gift Disconnect

Soon after I started dating Jason, whose background is Croatian, I realized that we had very different perceptions of what it meant to attend a wedding. He always insisted on giving a cash gift to cover the cost of our dinners, plus a little extra. This shocked me because I’d never even heard of ‘covering […]