This Valentine's Day, consider toasting your sweetheart with sparkling cider, then sharing a big salad, roasted vegetables with hummus, some crusty bread, and this easy, make-ahead collards recipe. You'll be well fueled for whatever other delights come to mind.
Demystifying the process isn't that complicated. People are afraid of a "no" -- so how can you be sure of a yes? Here are three simple steps to getting your nearest and dearest to accept your proposal.
Don't date a boy who doesn't travel. He's trapped in the safety of his routine habits. He doesn't like to try new restaurants or order something he doesn't know he already likes on the menu. He shuts down when you try to mix things up.
Yes, it may be unromantic to discuss finances in the event of a divorce, but on the other hand, it is romantic to know that the person you are committing to for the rest of your life is open to discussing any issue, whether it be boring and even emotionally complicated.
First-time director/writer Tom Gormican has one finger on the pulse of twentysomethings. Their swagger. Naïveté. Innocence. Ignorance. Arrogance. Testosterone overload. He cobbles together three young-turk characters who are feeling their oats on New York City streets.
In vain they struggled, but it wouldn't do. Their feelings would not be repressed, and as readers, we eagerly read on as their love overcame them and finally culminated in a moment of passion and truth.
There's so much to do! But don't jump into doing any of it just yet. You'll have plenty of time to write checklists and contact vendors -- but you can't get back the first few dreamy, floating-in-the-clouds days after you've just gotten engaged.
Banning cell phones from your wedding is obnoxious -- Who are you? Kimye? -- and it's probably not going to happen if you have, say, celebrity-weddings bloggers or doctors or parents on your guest list.
Spending time with my boyfriend is one of my absolute favorite things to do. However, I know from experience that a happy relationship potentially wrecks havoc on even the best weight-loss plans. The solution was to turn my relationship into an active romance. There are hundreds of ways to do this.