A charming look at the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak and how its lessons linger well into adulthood.
The charming story of a doting Jewish grandmother and how she saw to it that her granddaughter was never hungry for love.
You can be as mellifluous as the French with these common food idioms (we also included their eminently charming English translations).
It’s not the sniffling and sneezing and watery eyes that mar one’s beauty while sick. It’s the whining and feigning helplessness and other cold-related drama that are so gosh dang annoying.
Taco salutations are about indulging in moderation rather than abstaining in complete martyrdom. Consider it a spiritual practice.
Relatives. Mayheim. Envy. Dirty dishes. Inappropriateness. You’ll find it all here. (And you thought YOUR family was crazy.)
Sometimes you just gotta laugh. If you need help with that, try on these holiday angst-avoidant cartoons.
Ever hear of religion envy? Mary Giuliani’s got it bad. Here she tells about her struggles in not being born Jewish.
Do real women drink red? This essay from wine writer Lettie Teague challenges some annoyingly pervasive gender wine stereotypes.
How to strike up a conversation at a cocktail party, in an elevator with your boss’s boss, and other potentially awkward situations.