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There's no big blog post this Saturday because I'm taking some time off to rest and celebrate this weekend. I'd usually feel bad about this, but it's been such a busy end of December for me and mine - plus, feeling frantic about rest periods is something I'm gently trying to unlearn. Both of my … Continue reading Rest
Cw: discussions of abuse, oppression, mental health, and food Christmas can be difficult, and complicated, and full of feelings, and whatever is happening for you right now, it will be over sooner than you think. You are resilient even though you shouldn't have to be, and you can get through this. We can get through … Continue reading To Anyone Who’s Struggling This Christmas
There are three important things that you should know about me. I am: 1) obsessed with Christmas, 2) a fan of fantastically ugly clothes, and 3) not easily embarrassed in public. December is the time when all of this comes together in a perfect storm and the worst of my wardrobe comes out. It's amazing … Continue reading Four Horrible Christmas Things that I am Excited to Wear to Your Sensible Grown-Up Holiday Party
If you're a meat-eater and you have vegetarian and vegan guests coming over for your holiday feasts this year, you might be worried about feeding them well. Not all of us like the standard offers of stuffed peppers or garlic mushrooms, and not everyone's down with my usual plan of 'slam one of those Quorn … Continue reading Don’t Make These Holiday Recipes For Your Vegetarian Guests
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, November 2015 How to Deal with Assholes this Holiday Season cw: emotional abuse, discussion of oppression Did your new haircut make your Grandma cry? Does your partner want to throw out your collection of weird erotica? Does your obsession with taxidermy make your best friend roll their eyes? Maybe you … Continue reading How to Deal with Assholes this Holiday Season (and All Year Round)