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Glee: Even The Smallest Envelope is Heavy For An Elf

GUSHING GLEEK: I am proud to admit that I am a gushing gleek. It’s a feel-good show with unreal talent and seriously underrated one-liners…and I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t been counting down to this season’s premiere. Season two is in session and I’m here all semester season long to give you my opinions and picks. SEASON 2, EPISODE 10:... CONTINUE READING 6

How Do I Survive the Holidays Solo?

So…the holiday season is upon us. You’re single, you wish you weren’t, and you refuse to be sad or lonely this year. Yes? Okay, no sweat—Cupid’s Coach is bursting with suggestions and solutions for approaching the season solo…or maybe not so much solo…. Say Yes, Smile and Schmooze. Accept all of the party invitations that come your way.  What? You don’t... CONTINUE READING 16

Presents Good Enough to Eat

Hopefully, presents elicit the elusive oohs and ahhs we so greatly anticipate, but can they also provoke…drool? When you purchase any of these delicious delicacies as presents, that is possible—and hopefully your recipients share! See our faves and check out a sweet treat that will be available at our Holiday Night Out event in New York City. -Lynden Halpern Nix pre-made, pre-packaged... CONTINUE READING 11

Hanukkah Gifts For All!

Oy vey, more chocolate gelt being passed off as gifts?! This season, surprise your Jewish pals and fam by opting for more updated gifts with Hanukkah twists! Some of my favorite brands have introduced limited edition products to get us in the spirit. -Lynden Halpern Say relax to your best Jewish buddy or bro with LUSH's Fizztival of Lights ($19.95) bath bombs! Four... CONTINUE READING 11

Monday Motivator: Inspiring Holiday Quote

On this December Monday, with Hanukkah coming to a close, and Christmas and Kwanzaa still on the horizon, we at Shecky’s wanted to share a quote that is extremely pertinent to the holiday season. With so much emphasis on gifts (and trust me, we understand!), we also wanted to acknowledge the gift givers—our family, friends, coworkers and peers, who are gifts... CONTINUE READING 6

Get Lucky, San Francisco!

Tomorrow, December 4, is National Dice Day, and this is particularly relevant with the holiday season ahead of us. Don’t take a gamble when it comes to shopping—score big for less when you choose these steals. These wallet-friendly items will be available at Girls Night Out San Francisco (Goodie Bag tickets are $10 off for a limited time, so score... CONTINUE READING 9

ListCharming: Get Your Dream Gifts

Every time I see the word "fulfilled" next to a long list of random household items on a wedding registry, I shudder to think of the day I get married. I imagine the things I'd really want...a blender? I have a blender. I don't need a fancy one and if I did, I want to bargain shop on or... CONTINUE READING 11

Great Holiday Greetings with

As a self-proclaimed Haute Hostess and serious lover of the holiday season, I’m annually dismayed at the waning personality of mass-produced holiday cards. Sure, glitter and a non-denominational “Happy Holidays” let my loved ones know that I’m thinking of them...but where’s the pizazz? Apparently, it’s been hiding at Thanks to my recent discovery, the fam is in for a very... CONTINUE READING 5

Battling Holiday Spending Expectations

With everything we've shared on gift giving (and receiving!) this holiday season, we haven't touched upon a huge concern for many people today. In a time of economic turmoil, should you forfeit tradition and the joy of buying presents to be kind to your wallet? Amanda Steinberg of DailyWorth shares more! How much can my family afford to spend on gifts... CONTINUE READING 13

Gifts That Give Back

I know you’ve got a long list of people to buy presents for, but amidst your bargain-hunting and your relentless searching, consider gifts that support great causes. Give the gift of charity when you purchase any of the below products and check out a Holiday Night Out sneak peek at the end of the post! -Lynden Halpern World AIDS Day was yesterday,... CONTINUE READING 15