When you forget the cake, you make your own…

This year's Thanksgiving celebration lasted three days, and involved not only turkey, but empanadas, chicken Parmesan, and the greatest curry I'd ever tasted. Naturally, there was also one enormous cake in joint celebration of all of the November birthdays. It goes without saying that there was also a good deal of booze. Anyway, as the … Continue reading When you forget the cake, you make your own…

Absolutely Everything to Make Eggs Benedict

And I do mean everything. Grab a beer and buckle in, because this is LONG. If you want to skip all the anecdotal stuff and tips, I one-hundred percent don't mind if you want to scroll all the way down to the bottom to just grab the recipes. (Even I do that sometimes.) Anyway. Hello. … Continue reading Absolutely Everything to Make Eggs Benedict

Be A Lady They Said

This very well sums up a lot of what I’m feeling lately. Well done, Camille.

Writings of a Furious Woman

Be a lady they said. Your skirt is too short. Your shirt is too low. Your pants are too tight. Don’t show so much skin. Don’t show your thighs. Don’t show your breasts. Don’t show your midriff. Don’t show your cleavage. Don’t show your underwear. Don’t show your shoulders. Cover up. Leave something to the imagination. Dress modestly. Don’t be a temptress. Men can’t control themselves. Men have needs. You look frumpy. Loosen up. Show some skin. Look sexy. Look hot. Don’t be so provocative. You’re asking for it. Wear black. Wear heels. You’re too dressed up. You’re too dressed down. Don’t wear those sweatpants; you look like you’ve let yourself go.

Be a lady they said. Don’t be too fat. Don’t be too thin. Don’t be too large. Don’t be too small. Eat up. Slim down. Stop eating so much. Don’t eat too fast. Order a salad. Don’t eat…

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“God, give us health and strength. We’ll steal the rest…”

Truth time, everyone. I'm struggling. I feel that this is an important thing to write about today, not because every other day is so perfect, but because I realized this afternoon just how much of the shiny surface we all see online. As lovely as it is to celebrate the successes, it's equally important to … Continue reading “God, give us health and strength. We’ll steal the rest…”

The Hobby Collector

I have this small issue in which I like too many things. Before you assume that this is yet another story of a girl who flits from passion to passion on an almost daily basis without every sticking to anything, allow me to put your mind at ease (and send my own anxiety flying off the rails). I don’t actually give up any of the things I decide I like.