The Week of December 23rd

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How tempting is Ryan's offer?!  Merry Christmas week to you!  Last week's storm came and went, and we're facing a pretty cold on Wednesday, but at least your travel plans will not be threatened by dangerous weather.  If you're lucky enough to not be working until the 2nd, what are your plans?  We'd love to read your comment/tweet!  Here is what you need to know about this week:

B O O K  C L U B
Keep up with us in this month's read, Where'd Ya Go, Bernadette?  We'll have discussion questions up on Thursday.  If you're still undecided, check out this (comedic) confirmation that dudes find girls who read attractive!

Do yourself a favor and watch SNL hosted by Jimmy Fallon this past weekend.  Clips from the show essentially went viral yesterday, and the cameos ( 1 // 2 // 3 ) were epic as usual whenever JT is on stage.

I am looking forward to seeing American Hustle during vacation (especially since it filmed here last year!) and this honest interview with Bradley Cooper is a must-read.

Let's not forget how much talent stems from Boston.  These Berklee students beautifully performed an unexpected Christmas carol at the Museum of Fine Arts recently.

Frozen Fenway starts up again on Saturday the 28th.  There's a new attraction this year to boot!

A huge surprise was just announced for 2015 at Fenway, and I would love to get in on this.  One must wonder... what can't America's most beloved ballpark host?!

We recommend to not spend 12/26 making any necessary Christmas returns.  It is also wise to check a store's policy before you leave the house so you're aware of boundaries and avoid conflicts with the saints who work in retail, especially this time of year.

Y E A R  I N  R E V I E W
Start your resolutions now in unplugging while home for the holiday.  Check out another article directed toward serious cell phone addicts who may need to change their ways.

Before we face 2014 head on, let's reflect on this past year through pictures.

What is there to do Boston on New Year's Eve?  Excellent question.  Find options and tickets here.

Merry Christmas, readers!  We hope Santa is good to you! You know he reads our gift guides, right?!

- Meredith