In human associations, that of mistletoe stretches from ancient barbarians to Bieber. Indeed the Canadian pop idol’s second studio album was entitled Under the Mistletoe. Some sixty years earlier, redheaded 12-year-old Jimmy Boyd from McComb, Mississippi wowed his way to fame and fortune warbling Tommie Connor’s “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus.” The song begins:
With 2014 just a few weeks away, holiday party season is in full swing. So hosts everywhere are assembling menus, fretting about guest lists, and blowing their budgets on decorations. Fortunately, selecting wines doesn’t have to be stressful or expensive.
Having written two cookbooks about frozen desserts, we’re ready to proclaim which one is the very best. Sorry, gelato and ice cream lovers—semifreddo is the winner. A staple in most restaurants in Italy, semifreddo is like fluffy, sliceable ice cream, but better. We think it’s the richest, most luscious, and probably most decadent member of the frozen dessert family.
Well, you guys know my wife “Lucky” (Kathrine) by now, and I gotta tell you guys that she was one tough heifer to get to acknowledge I was even around most times.
“Bronson,” she’d say, “I’m happy with my life just as it is, and I don’t need no man screwin it up!”
If you like Bose’s original noise cancelling headphones, you may like the company’s new model even more. That’s because they not only work better than the already-excellent QC 15 over-the-ear phones, they’re also small enough to pack in your pocket.
As the latest football season unfolds, a timely book by Daniel J. Flynn takes on the do-gooders who would relegate the sport to the ash heap of history. “The War on Football: Saving America’s Game,” explores the history of the sport and debunks many of the myths surrounding its iconic characters. More importantly, Flynn tackles the oft-repeated misinformation about concussions and other health-related issues critics exploit in their attempts to convince Americans the game is far too violent. He also illuminates why the game remains a critical rite of passage in a nation seemingly bent on emasculating young men.
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