Rebel Wilson’s new movie, Isn’t It Romantic, explores what it would really be like to be stuck in a romantic comedy. And while we haven’t seen the movie yet, we love the premise. Romantic comedies can be fun to watch. There’s a part of us that loves the idea of the “perfect man” sweeping in and of falling head over heels in love. But there are definitely a lot of flaws with the genre. Romantic comedies perpetuate old stereotypes of men and women, and they don’t always showcase the healthiest of relationships. With that in mind, here are 10 reasons we’re glad our life isn’t a rom-com.
Life is about the people we meet and the memories we make. When you think back on the most important moments in your life, you remember not just who was there, but where you were. Those key locations hold a part of our souls within them. That’s why latitude/longitude keychains make such a great gift: they are both practical and sentimental, a way to unlock the now while celebrating the past. Here are ten of the most sentimental locations you can commemorate with your latitude/longitude keychain.
Just when you think that you’ve finished planning your wedding—just when you think your budget is stretched to the max—you remember that you’re supposed to give thank-you gifts to everyone in your wedding party. It’s a mad scramble to the internet to find gifts that appeal to multiple personality types and say, “I appreciate you” without breaking your already teetering budget. Having gone through the process myself just a couple of years ago, I can help you navigate the world of wedding party presents. Here, in no particular order, are 10 of the best thank-you gifts you can give your wedding party.
There’s something magical about your baby growing up and buying his or her own place. It can be bittersweet: You’re proud that they are striking out on their own, but at the same time you want them to be your baby just a little while longer. As parents, our job is to support our children’s blossoming independence. One great way to do that is by offering a housewarming gift that emphasizes your pride in them while also helping make the transition to living on their own a little easier. Here are 5 great housewarming gift ideas for your son or daughter!
Once upon a time, your brother lived down the hall from you. He played with action figures and made inappropriate jokes in front of your friends. Back then, buying him a birthday gift was as easy as purchasing a gift card to the local comic book shop. At some point, however, he grew up, and the man he has become, though infinitely less annoying, is also infinitely harder to shop for. If you’re struggling to navigate the complexity of buying a birthday gift for your adult brother, this is the perfect top 10 list for you.