Valentine’s Day is just a day away…oh, joy! Nobody really knows why we claim Feb. 14 as the one special day of the year to express the love. If you look at different origin stories the holiday may be based on, it makes no sense at all that we choose
It’s nearly Valentines Day again, and America is gearing up for a lovely day full of candy, chocolate, & romance. Holiday Card makers Hallmark are also gearing up for a very busy week of business, but it’s not all hearts and cherubs at company headquarters this year. It turns out Hallmark’s
OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! This is the sly form of payback so many of you have been looking for. Sure, you may have fantasized about feeding your awful ex to a pack of ravenous wild animals,
Those colored candy Sweethearts with little sayings on them will be harder to come by this year. Their manufacturer Necco declared bankruptcy in May of last year, leaving the future of the iconic tiny candy hearts in limbo. Though competitor the Spangler Candy Company swooped in and bought up the
I was thinking the other day: wouldn’t it be cool to send all my readers a little something for Valentine’s Day? Who doesn’t like getting something in the mail, especially if it’s cute, funny and just a little naughty? Nobody, that’s who! So that’s what I’ve decided to do. I
While the 7 Mile House was built circa 1858 as a stagecoach stop 7 miles from the San Francisco Ferry Building. It is proudly the Bay Area’s last ‘mile house’ left standing in its original location. Mile Houses, established in the mid 1800s, served as local post offices and old stagecoach
To be fair, it’s the day before Valentine’s Day. Kimbra’s The Golden Echo album is a vivid, vivacious, and ambitious arc of pop and funk that conveys an array of questions and insights. It’s an album both of youthful exuberance and mature introspection, from the opening track, the joyful “Teen Heat,” to
Miso soup is a light, fresh first course to many Asian meals. It can also be a stellar start to any variety of five-course meal, as it will warm your belly without filling it up too much before the next four courses.