Help! I’m in panic mode! My husband’s birthday is coming up, and I want to surprise him. What to do? My über-creative self tells me that a romantic evening for two is in order. So there I am, jotting down and sketching tons of ideas into my pink sketchbook. And once again, I put on […]
Being alone on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a day fraught with misery, depression, and loneliness. Sure, it’s a special day to go above and beyond for the sake of romancing your significant other, but just because you may be without a girlfriend, boyfriend, or even a date this February 14th– don’t panic! Valentine’s […]
It is Friday on a picture perfect sunny winter morning, started off just right with a big cup of coffee in front of me. My significant other gently kisses me goodbye to leave for work. I wander over to the bathroom to start my daily beauty routine only to have a nervous breakdown. I certainly […]
Having grown up in Ireland and now living in Germany, you can’t help but notice some differences in behaviour between the two countries. Not wanting to generalise (but being unable to resist) I would say for starters there’s a dramatic difference in attitudes to punctuality, sex, religion, marriage, meat and many other big life issues. […]
I have a number of single German friends who happen to also be girls. The biggest complaint I hear from them about dating in Germany is a lack of response on the part of German guys to either initiate a connection or pick up on the clues they are (not so obviously) dropping. As a naive American, my first question is, -€œWhy don’t you just talk to them?-€ Maybe try flirting?