My Xmas tip for you: Don't get wound up on trying to make everything perfect for the holidays. Relax into keeping things simple and easy. As my mom always says, "At the end of the day, you get the same thank you."
And just because I'm such a foodie, here's an easy and delish "anytime" salad recipe. Throw your favorite lettuce in a bowl with some sliced fennel, crumbled feta cheese, one whole ripe avocado cubed and pineapple chunks and toss together in a large salad bowl. Then, mix the dressing in a small bowl: 1/3 cup of olive oil, 1⁄2 cup lemon juice, 1 tbsp dijon mustard, salt and pepper to taste. Whisk together and pour over salad. Gently toss and serve. Yum, yum!!!
Oh, and one last thing: Pray that I meet a man this year! I'm putting out the positive energy that in 2008 I will have romantic love. Wish me luck! And here's wishing you all a happy and a healthy holiday season.