How to save money on holiday gifts, without staying up all night to make shitty craft presents.
The gold standard recipe for freezer burritos.
Even better than the ones at 7-Eleven.
What is an Elvis Bowl? Seek, and ye shall find.
Time to use up the sad bananas dying slowly on your counter.
Even novice bakers can make these at home.
Start your morning off right.
Whether you’re cooking for one or a crowd, this strategy works.
We teach women every day that making a fuss is the biggest sin of all. We question every detail from a victim, looking for that "Aha!" gotcha-moment to discount their entire narrative, and in so doing, we affirm to women that the only real victims are the perfect victims
Every part of me wanted to shove him off of me, but I didn’t want to make a “big deal,” fearing the reactions of the judge and other lawyers if I showed my displeasure. I’d never met this man before, had nothing to do with his probation, yet he selected only me for such intimate, physical contact.
Sometimes people want a luxury product, and sometimes people want the cheap stuff. I share my thoughts on each experience.
Still—taking pictures with him for public consumption shook me. I finally put my finger on why: these pictures felt less like sharing a special moment with my child, and more like exploiting him as a cute prop for internet headpats.
Our society, despite using women's breasts to sell virtually every product on the planet, generally knows very little about the primary function of breasts.
Avoiding the financial death traps of office coffee runs, group gifts, bougie meals, refusing to pay for your friend’s bottle of wine at dinner, expensive wedding presents, bridesmaid nonsense, and bachelorette weekend group trips.
You are the iron fist in a velvet glove, and your resolve is firm.
If you have low impulse control, here is how you can trick yourself into saving money and sticking to your budget.
When viral content, meme culture, and people playing in traffic intersect, everyone loses.
All the best, reasonably priced (or even free!) toddler play areas in the Salt Lake valley.
I googled outercourse so you didn’t have to.
I scoured the internet for the best.
I know I’ve met a kindred spirit when we have fun "just" chatting in the car. I leave those conversations feeling seen. Rather than drain my energy, those times restore me.
You’ll see the dividends later when your future self thanks your past self for such thoughtfulness and foresight.
Or depositions, mediations, negotiations, conferences, arbitrations, meetings, school competitions, or any other situation where you have to wear a blazer and keep it on all day. Because the perfect blouse for wearing around the office is not always perfect for wearing under a jacket.
It is a hallmark of the privilege Serena has experienced all throughout her life that even in this dystopian hellscape/MRA wet dream she honestly believed she could openly disobey the law and not face the consequences.
It’s almost an embarrassing confession to say openly in polite society that you are on a budget and thus can’t, or rather won’t, do “xyz.” I’m not ashamed, because there is nothing to be ashamed about! I am privileged to live a very middle class life. If you are middle class in the United States, that means we live better than 99% of all people who have ever lived.
I’m going to definitively say that if you hold a woman down so your husband can rape her, you will never be a good mother.
I felt like such a failure. I have always been a believer in hard work as the solution to any problem—that I can achieve anything if I just try hard enough. My whole life I have followed a formula: I read up, I study, I put in the work, and I can eventually figure things out. Even calculus. This was the first time in my life that all the reading and studying in the world did not fix things for me.
The Handmaid’s Tale's second season has been knocking it out of the park, week after week. Though season one was also great, this season has resonated more with me.