Entries by B.J. Epstein from 12/2012

Hair's Where It's At: Calculating the Cost of Hair Removal

| Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If so many people genuinely feel worried about the hairless state of affairs we've found ourselves in, why not do something about it? Imagine the time and money you could save, imagine the other things you could do instead of heading to the salon, and imagine how much better you might end up feeling about yourself.

Silence Those Bells

| Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I'm not Christian and I don't celebrate Christmas. A number of English friends have informed me that I'm wrong: "everyone" celebrates Christmas and it's not a religious holiday. I think many Christians would beg to differ.

Talking Turkey: Holiday Food

| Posted 12.14.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Let's wish people "happy holidays" instead of, or in addition to, "happy Christmas". And let's learn to cook Hanukkah sufganiyot, Pancha Ganapati shakkarpare, or Yule wassail, along with the Christmas pudding.

Have Yourself a Gender-Neutral Christmas

| Posted 12.21.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Christmas is traditionally quite a gendered holiday, especially when it comes to children. Here are some lovely dolls to buy for the girls in your life, and some toy dinosaurs for the boys. And don't forget about the miniature cooking utensils and vacuum cleaners - learning how to keep house is, of course, all girls really want and need.