Happy International Childfree Day!

You may not have known this (I didn't until I saw it on Twitter) but August 1 is International Childfree Day! If you're one of the many people out there who have procreated already, you probably think it's dumb to celebrate NOT having kids. To put it bluntly, it's not. Let's talk about the #childfree… Continue reading Happy International Childfree Day!

Summer Is Pasta Salad Time!

There's just something about summer that makes me want to make cookout food...burgers, sausages, cold salads (that don't contain mayonnaise). Italian pasta salad is my favorite summery salad, full of fresh vegetables, two kinds of lactose-free cheese, and pepperoni, all immersed in delicious Italian dressing and seasoning. I don't have a recipe to link to… Continue reading Summer Is Pasta Salad Time!

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits At Home – Lactose-Free!

One of the many things I haven't had much time for lately besides blogging and sleeping is cooking actual meals. Thank goodness there is exactly one restaurant that delivers to my house in the country, and that their food is amazing. Last night, however, we were in the mood for some seafood, which gave me… Continue reading Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits At Home – Lactose-Free!

I Spent Over $100,000 On Rent: Let’s Talk About The American Dream

My life has been absolute chaos for the last six months and I haven't had time to do much except the essentials. After my husband and I finally closed on our house, we were faced with the massive chore of packing up everything we own, moving into said house, getting everything set up in our… Continue reading I Spent Over $100,000 On Rent: Let’s Talk About The American Dream

Yes, Birth Control Should Be Sold Over The Counter

In a surprising show of bipartisanship, Sen. Ted Cruz (R - TX) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D -NY) have suggested legislation that would finally make birth control pills available for purchase over the counter instead of requiring a prescription. I've been saying for years that women should have easier access to vital contraceptives without the… Continue reading Yes, Birth Control Should Be Sold Over The Counter

Happy Gotcha Day To Mr. Miles!

Two years ago today, I became a dog mom. My now-husband and I were engaged, planning our wedding (well, I was planning the wedding anyway), and we decided that we wanted to adopt a pup. We saw Miles' picture in a Craigslist ad posted by a local rescue and loved him at first sight. According… Continue reading Happy Gotcha Day To Mr. Miles!

Buying A House Kinda Sucks Until You Get Those Keys

I haven't been blogging nearly as much as I was for awhile, and it's because I've been caught up in the very stressful and time-consuming process of buying a house. I've always been a big fan of HGTV but I never realized how stressful and anxiety-inducing the house-buying process actually is until my husband and… Continue reading Buying A House Kinda Sucks Until You Get Those Keys