family

25 Dec 2013

Play this Awkward Game with Your Family When You’re Home for the Holidays

This year, while basking in the perennial womb that is your family, however that is defined for you, take some time near the end of your tenure at wherever you call home and play a little game.  It’s called “High, Low…Uh-Oh”. I’ll explain. At my household, usually on the last

Stephen Jackson - In Therapy 0
25 Aug 2012

Free Mimosas and Bi-Rite Fixins at Aldea Niños 30%-Off Back-to-School Sale TODAY

The lynchpin of brunch is, of course, the mimosa. Without it, or it’s more potent sister, the Bloody Mary, the majority of brunches in this town would just be so-so, over-priced hybrid meals. Once you start with the kiddies, however, brunch tends to be one of those activities that was

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 0
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
25 Nov 2011

Broke-Ass Pop Culture: Thanksgiving Cliches

First of all, I hope you all had a super Thanksgiving. And if you’re waiting in the checkout line with a cart full of Black Friday doorbuster deals, you are crazy. For my family’s get together yesterday, I decided to make a dessert. I’m not the best cook in the

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
23 Nov 2011

Robyn O’Neil’s “HELL” – FREE Exhibit

So tomorrow is Thanksgiving and if you’re feeling all festive, you can rustle up some loved ones and head down to Macy’s to watch the giant parade balloons inflate like your waistline after that third helping of stuffing (it is FREE, incidentally). Or if you are like many folks, you

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 0
02 May 2011

Dating Advice To Skip

Everyone always has an opinion about dating and relationships– especially if you’re a woman, everybody has the worst compulsion to shove a bunch of crap down your throat. Of course many of these people tend to be your immediate family, and to an extent, you sort of have to listen

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 2
02 Apr 2011

Discover Yourself Today for FREE

That’s what he said to your mom. Ever wonder why you look exactly like the mailman? Need to back your claim of being half Mexican, half German, and 100% awesome? Well, today you’ll have the chance to uncover all the mysteries of your family’s lineage for FREE at the California

Mia Di Pasquale - Scroungy Scribbler 0
12 Mar 2011

Sunday Pizza Bowl: Presidio Bowling Center

There’s nothing like pounding Coors Lights, stuffing your face with greasy pepperoni pizza and belting out the lyrics to Paradise City while dancing like Axel Rose after getting your second strike in a row on a rainy Sunday afternoon. If you really want to end your weekend with a bang,

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0
22 Dec 2010

Survival Tips for the Holidays

Some people absolutely love going home for the holidays.  Their Facebook status updates are all ‘œSitting ’round the fire with pie, wine and my wonderful family’,  ‘œLoving being home with my parents!’ or ‘œJust came in from building a gender-blind snowman with my loving supportive mother, multi-ethnic vegan nieces and

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