This Open Thread is Rocking a Fatkini

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[E] Liza

PhD student. Knitter. Brooklynite. Long-distance dog mom. Reluctant cat lady. Majestic unicorn whose hair changes color with the wind.
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Beach time, mofos.

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This Weekend Open Thread is Chillaxing

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[E] Liza

PhD student. Knitter. Brooklynite. Long-distance dog mom. Reluctant cat lady. Majestic unicorn whose hair changes color with the wind.
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Summer is almost over. Let’s relax a bit before we can’t anymore.

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A Day at the Beach (Comic)

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Bipolar Gurl is an artist and... well, that's about it really. Multi-talented she is not.
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There will be plenty of people who would love to ruin your day at the beach with misconceptions, shallowness, and overall idiocy.

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Positivity Challenge Week 9: Finding a Happy Place

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Crystal Coleman

Florida girl living on the west coast. During the day, I consult in social media and community management. I have a really cute puppy (Elphaba) and a British husband (I keep him for his accent) as well as an unhealthy relationship with parentheses. http://thatgirlcrystal.com
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Oh, the elusive Happy Place. Sometimes used as an emotional retreat from trauma, sometimes as a mental break from outside stressors, and sometimes as a physical location where one can tune off the outside world. Creating and cultivating a Happy Place for yourself, both mentally and physically, can be one of the most beneficial things you can do for your … Read More

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More Vegan Beach Food! Sandwich Edition

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Jamie J. Hagen

Jamie J. Hagen lives in Brooklyn and is a Contributing Editor for Autostraddleand writer for The Line Campaign.Follow her on twitter @jamiejhagen and visit her personal website for more of her work.
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Biking to the beach on the weekend is becoming a habit for my girlfriend and I as of late. Did you know you can jump on your bike in Brooklyn and be at a beach in less than two hours? It’s true! And as much as I’d love to just drink tallboys and eat a plate of fries every time … Read More

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Welcome to the Beach: a Ladyguide

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I punctuate sentences with Oxford commas, and I punctuate disagreements with changesocks. Proud curmudgeon. Get off my lawn.
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It’s summer! (Well, kind of.) Hooray! Time to enjoy all the wonderful things that June, July, and August have to offer, like delicious in-season fruit, finally letting your arms and legs see the light of day, and super-fun trips to the beach!

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Polyvore Outfits: Vintage Ladies of Yore

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If any of you pal around on Polyvore, you’ve probably noticed that all the “cool” Polyvore users (well, I assume they’re cool, because they’re the ones winning contests to style models in NYC for fashion week) copy images from Vogue, et. al., use them as backgrounds, and add products to recreate the style of the models in the photographs.

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Daily Goodie: 1/20

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Editor-in-Chief at Persephone Magazine
Selena MacIntosh is the owner and editor of Persephone Magazine. She also fixes it when it breaks. She is fueled by Diet Coke, coffee with a lot of cream in it, and cat hair.
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We’re going to warmer, sunnier places again today, readers.  This time we’re taking a visual field trip to the future Persephone offices where we shall wear sandals all year round and eat peaches we grow ourselves.

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