I love the start of a new year. It's like pressing the reset button--a clean slate and all that. Each new year, I feel like I've learned more, rid ...
Say yes more. Yes to blind dates, yes to evenings out with friends, yes to the random invite to go ice skating in the park next Saturday, yes to showing your friend's brother around when he's in town next month on business. It's easier to meet people when you actually leave the house.
When friends and family come together to celebrate the New Year, the festivities usually include raising glasses for an uplifting toast. If delivering the toast falls to you, some advance preparation will help you create a memorable start to the celebration.
If you want to knock your guest's socks off, make these whisky scallops. They look and taste amazing but come together in no time.
As a drag queen, I play with gender roles and this has led me to develop a great respect for my transgender brothers and sisters who are not playing at anything, but are simply being who they were born to be.
The secret to staying together is staying together, but more than that it is caring enough to see the world through someone else's eyes and saying, I see you. Not just the bluster or hubris, but the soft core inside that is oftentimes hidden from the harshness of the world. I see you.
When it comes to New Year's Eve destinations the choices range from old-school glam to sexy celebrity glitz--here are the top spots to be to welcome 2015.
Media is not inherently good or bad. It's a messenger, a powerful way to get ideas across to a mass number of people.
You don't need to wait until December 31 to make changes to your life. You really can get up from your desk or bed or Ikea suede couch and do something right now.
By being grateful for all that life has afforded you, the good or the perceived bad, you will embrace the grind and give thanks to whatever happens because it just may be what you most needed at that moment.
I find a lot of people have holiday anxiety. We all need to calm it down. There's no better present you can give yourself than a rest from all the flurry and a break from feeling you need to plugged in, lit up or in sync with anyone. Just let it go.
You're in good company if you're planning on pouring magnums of Champagne at your New Year's party.
There are an estimated half million people in the United States who use American Sign Language as their primary form of communication. This year, let's work together to bridge the gap between the deaf and hearing worlds!
Keep the party flowing by offering your New Year's guests something beyond straight bubbles.
Washington, D.C. knows how to celebrate New Year's Eve. Here are a few of the best places to ring in the New Year, plus a few just outside the Beltway.
Not to mention you'll have an excuse to add a touch of glitter to the whole event. Check out the amazing inspiration we've rounded up to make your New Year's Eve wedding dazzling!