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

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

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!

21 Days: The Struggle To Acclimate To A Healthier (And Realistic) Lifestyle

I've heard that it takes 21 days to get used to a new routine. Now, I'll be the first to openly admit that living a healthy lifestyle has always been far from a priority for me. Eating carbs and watching TV are a couple of my favorite things in life, and dieting and exercise are… Continue reading 21 Days: The Struggle To Acclimate To A Healthier (And Realistic) Lifestyle

Brunch With The Family: So Much Better Than Bars

I love weekends, but not for the same reasons I did when I was single. Back in those days, weekends meant partying at bars, hooking up, and generally risking getting myself in a lot of trouble. Now that I'm married and settled down into a responsible lifestyle, my favorite thing to do on weekends is… Continue reading Brunch With The Family: So Much Better Than Bars

Anxiety Doesn’t Listen To Reason

I've had anxiety my whole life and it's a bitch. I don't know if it was brought on by anything specific such as being bullied to the point of trying to take my own life as a kid or growing up as the black sheep in a very religious household where I didn't belong, or… Continue reading Anxiety Doesn’t Listen To Reason

This Isn’t Your Mom’s Meatloaf

Meatloaf has a reputation in the food world of being not quite as prestigious as other forms of meat, and I'm not exactly sure why. Maybe the singer Meatloaf ruined it for the food? There's no musical artist (and I'm using that term loosely) called Meatball, and everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs, which are nearly… Continue reading This Isn’t Your Mom’s Meatloaf