We did it! Our first Christma-kah bash together. The invites, the planning, the shopping, the cooking and ultimately the cleaning; believe it or not ladies, I did not do it all by myself!
We agreed to divvy up responsibilities for the party based on preference. That boiled down to, among other things, Stef making appetizers and desserts from scratch and me hanging Christmas lights and playing DJ. We designed an invite together and agreed on (almost) every detail.
Actually, Dave's being humble. He did make punch from scratch -- literally squeezing fresh fruit and mulling his own spices -- and it disappeared before 11pm. My homemade pigs in a blanket? Demolished before the little "blankets" even had a chance to cool. The party had a festive and friendly vibe…until I went to drop off a guest's coat in our bedroom and saw the silhouettes of two figures getting it on, on top of the coats...ON OUR BED! Tacky!
I had a happy holiday buzz going and was involved in some conversation when I noticed Stef across the room making the frantic "I-need-to-talk-to-you-NOW" face. I walked over to her and she explained, "Two of your friends are making out on our bed!" I guess my reaction -- "Oh man... That's AWESOME! Who is it?" -- was not what she was looking for.
We were not throwing a college kegger, Dave. A hot-and-heavy make-out session on our guests' coats is not awesome. It's cheesy and disrespectful.
Yeah, or a sure fire sign of a great party! Just kidding. It's gross, but I would've let it slide. Thing is, it wasn't just my party. It was our party. So, I slowly opened the bedroom door and -- after taking a good, long (cheap) peek -- I said, "Hey Jeff (not his real name), I gotta ask you guys to get outta this room." He totally understood, apologized and the party didn't skip a beat.
Where do you stand on this one? Has anyone ever gotten it on at your party -- on your bed? Would you or your man think it's "awesome" or just plain ol' nasty?
Stephanie Tsoflias is a reporter for WPIX in New York City. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter (@lifeofareporter). Dave Siegel is a writer and stand-up comedian in New York City. Visit his website, DaveSiegel.com, and follow him on Twitter (@StandUpDave).