Nesties Confess: 5 Shocking Holiday Truths, Revealed
Nestie Holiday Fact #1: When Temperatures Plummet Outside, the Heat In the Bedroom Escalates!
Looking for a way to relieve holiday stress? Do what one in six of your fellow Nesties are doing during the holiday season, according to The Nest 2011 Holiday Survey: Get it on! Yep, most Nesties confess to having just as much sex as usual during the holidays ('tis the season to be jolly indeed). In fact, only 8% of the group we polled say they actually have less sex this time of year. That's the spirit!
Nestie Holiday Fact #2: You Want to Have Tea and Crumpets with the Royal Couple – Still!
More than half of the Nesties who took our poll would rather spend the holidays with adorable William and Kate than with Anderson Cooper, the Kardashian family (not a shocker) or Ryan Gosling (a huge shocker! We mean, really? Ryan?!).
Nestie Holiday Fact #3: Not One Single, Solitary Hubby Takes the Lead in Gift Shopping
Okay, this one is not so surprising. But guys, c'mon! 73% of your ladies are spearheading the notoriously stressful holiday shopping rigmarole. We hope you dudes are at least driving and carrying the heavy packages!
Nestie Holiday Fact #4: Mom and Dad Still Host – for Now
Maybe it's because you don't really have the space yet, or maybe it's because the idea of cooking for a party of 12 makes you weak in the knees. But the reality is 56% of you ladies spend the holidays at your familes' places, and 46% spend it with the in-laws. (In case you're wondering, 27% of the brave souls who took our poll will actually take on turkey duty this year.) Well, we commend you for getting out of that chore – but we hope you're at least doing some Thanksgiving baking!
Nestie Holiday Fact #5: It's More Than 15 Times Harder to Buy Gifts for In-Laws Than for Neighbors
Yes, the in-law issue is always daunting – but when we put it this way, it seems like Mission Impossible: 5 (yes, we're counting the fourth installment, out this year). Stay tuned for our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide, which includes gifts your in-laws will love – all under $50.
So, how do you feel about the holidays: Merry or meh?