Recipe Roundup: Thinking Pink

This Roundup is late for a very important date. If this Roundup had been late for its period, it wouldn’t be looking for two blue lines. Oh no. This Roundup would be seeing its midwife for a dating scan. Persephoneers, this Roundup can barely bring itself to admit that it is late for a very important date. Deep breaths. It’s okay. This Roundup missed February 15th. Half-Price Chocolate Day. It — it’s okay. We can get through this together. There was April’s attempt at chocolate celebrations, but nothing quite lives up to the anticipation of February 15th. Those prices. Those chocolates. So clutch your pearls, it’s time for a shotgun Roundup of all things pink. Read More Recipe Roundup: Thinking Pink

Power Ranking Children’s Birthday Parties

This past weekend, our daughter turned six. Because that’s a big thing, we decided to let her have a “proper” party, which meant inviting almost all kids from her class, plus some out-of-school friends. As far as birthday parties go, things went surprisingly well. Read More Power Ranking Children’s Birthday Parties

Why 1994 Matters to Me: Part 2

Following up last week’s nostalgia trip is the last ten albums of 1994 that really stir up memories for me. This part of the list made me a little misty eyed again thinking about life and death. Thinking about mortality really gets to me sometimes and it’s been a hard week for me personally.  Read More Why 1994 Matters to Me: Part 2

Chocolate of the Day: Sex Cake

Yes. Yes! YES! It’s time for sex cake. A reinvention of sex cake, as it happens. Last time, the sex cake was an “I Just Had Sex” cake, a cake that celebrated sex. This time, the sex cake is an “I’m Happy With My Choices” cake, a cake that celebrates sex, not having sex, scheduled sex, and spontaneous sex. This cake is doing nicely, thank you very much. Read More Chocolate of the Day: Sex Cake

Holiday Gift Guide for the Host with the Most

With the holiday season comes a seemingly endless array of parties, gatherings, and events to which one may feel inclined to come bearing a gift.  Read More Holiday Gift Guide for the Host with the Most

We Try It: Sharknado Cupcakes!

With my sea creature-loving son turning six earlier this month, I had to show him the recipe I’d stumbled upon in my Pinterest travels: Sharknado Cupcakes. He laughed, and immediately requested that I make them for his classroom treat.

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Honouring My Flow: Surviving A Menstrual Crisis

It was a dark and stormy night and little did I know what was in store for me when morning came and dawn broke. Read More Honouring My Flow: Surviving A Menstrual Crisis