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

German Potato Salad: No Mayonnaise!!

It's been getting pretty warm here in NC and it's time to bust out the summer recipes. One thing I've always been curious about is why potato salad ALWAYS has mayonnaise in it. I think mayonnaise is one of the most disgusting things in the world, basically a crime against food, so I don't include… Continue reading German Potato Salad: No Mayonnaise!!

Happy National Dog Moms Day!

Today is National Dog Moms Day, so I've emerged from beneath the large pile of work and other adult responsibilities that I've been buried in for the last few weeks. After all, this is my version of Mother's Day! My fur kids, however, did not appear to get the message about Dog Moms Day. Miles… Continue reading Happy National Dog Moms Day!

What May 4th Means To Me As A Kent State Alum

May 4th is commonly referred to as Star Wars Day because it's funny and cute to say "May the fourth be with you." That's cool, I love Star Wars, but I'm also a graduate of Kent State University in Kent, OH, and May 4th has an entirely different meaning to me because of that. It's… Continue reading What May 4th Means To Me As A Kent State Alum

More Brunch Adventures: French Toast Flavored Sausage And Stanley Cup Playoffs

A couple days ago, my husband was going to the store and I suggested that he pick up stuff for yet another delicious weekend brunch. If he braves the crowds at the store, I'll cook it. He came home with something I'd never heard of before: French toast flavored sausage! Whatttttt?! So naturally, I was… Continue reading More Brunch Adventures: French Toast Flavored Sausage And Stanley Cup Playoffs