“…Stephanie’s sister also met her husband on JDate just a few weeks prior to us.”
Are you maximizing your experience on JDate? Do you do everything possible to meet your perfect match? Are you meeting as many people as possible? If not, here are a few ideas.
Remember that second piece of pie that you just had to have? Well, now you are regretting every delicious bite. No worries. I have two; count them two, tasty soups that are low in fat and big on flavor. No need to worry about breaking resolutions with these scrumptious recipes. Both soups are quick and easy do-ahead recipes that will help you start the New Year off with a bang. Each recipe can be made ahead of time and frozen. I like to freeze portions of soup in reusable containers (this is part of that “Be Green” resolution you also made!) and then reheat each portion when I am ready.
It’s January again…If you’re like many JDate members, finding love may be at the top of your resolution list for 2010. How to make commitments stick is an age-old dilemma that you’ve probably come across in your life, particularly if you’ve ever vowed to lose weight, run a marathon or butt out of smoking.
Love is a little bit more complicated – there is no magic formula, steps to follow or 1-800 help line that will guarantee you succeed with your resolution. Instead of just focusing on what you ought to do to find love in the New Year, think about the following list of habits to break if you want to enhance your chances of meeting that special someone.
“It seemed to us and everyone around us that it was Bashert.”
Our story is different. While it is well known that JDate helps people find romance, it can also lead to lasting friendship.
Matt: The circumstances under which I met my new friend Eric were unique, to stay …
“…it felt like I had known him all my life!”
Start the New Year off on the right track with my favorite egg dish. Brunch doesn’t need to complicated-just gorgeous and delicious. Skip the blimpie bagels and cliché cream cheese. Treat yourself and some friends to a zesty Mediterranean egg dish. Sunny-side up eggs poached in spicy tomato sauce with your favorite vegetables and a drizzle of your best olive oil. What could be better? Add some bowls of your favorite condiments, warm pita and a pot of strong coffee and you have New Year’s brunch under control. Now if only the rest of the year would go this smoothly!
Where were you when the Millennium turned? For most of us, it’s an easy New Year’s to remember. In 2000, I was a 27 year old single, living in New York. My dreams of where I thought I would be, married with children, did not pan out as planned. Instead, I flew back home to be with the close circle of friends with whom I had grown up – those were the people who had become my family. As we toasted in the new, deep inside I knew that things would never be quite the same.
Yes, it’s time for the oft-dreaded, secretly anticipated Jew-Do, and depending on the city in which you live it includes the mass coming together of alienated tribesmen and women. It’s almost as if it’s part of our genetic composition to kvetch about annual gatherings like the Matzo Ball Party or Schmooz-A-Palooza®, but somehow the Jew-Do has become part of our modern cultural heritage. And yes, there may be people you want to avoid running into and others you simply have no interest in getting to know, but these end-of-season celebrations are probably the best way to mix, mingle and find merriness before the New Year.