PoC News in America

We have a lot of Grammy talk and news to catch up on so let’s start with something to make your day a little brighter. Here’s Drake performing “Hotline Bling” at a Bat Mitzvah in NYC. Read More PoC News in America

Vegetables and Frappuccinos

It seems that there are only two types of fat people we get to see: the stereotype of the lazy fat person who eats a lot and never exercises (the “bad fatty”), or the fat person who works out hard and eats foods commonly accepted as healthy, but just doesn’t lose any weight (the “good fatty”). I’m sure people exist who embody these two tropes, and there is nothing wrong with that — I’m not here to tell anyone how to live.
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Surviving *-free

I love pasta. And cheese. And tofu. I have on occasion said that if I had to choose between my husband and cheese, cheese would win. Which is why giving up dairy, soy, and gluten was a difficult decision, one made out of desperation. Read More Surviving *-free

Nerdy Adventures in Cooking: Miss Martian Cookies

In addition to my many geeky hobbies (anime, video games, comics, etc.), I also enjoy cooking and baking. Whether or not I’m great at it is up for debate, but I definitely enjoy it. So what better way to pursue my love of cooking than by exploring new and interesting avenues therein? From that sentiment was born… Nerdy Adventures in Cooking. (Full disclosure: I first got the idea while baking bread that I saw on the anime Yakitate!! Japan That will probably be a future entry.) Read More Nerdy Adventures in Cooking: Miss Martian Cookies

Sinus-Clearing Shrimp and Rice Noodle Soup

Today was my day off and I had important things to do (read: finish up Broadchurch on Netflix). It’s also really damn cold, so I wanted something quick and easy that would warm me up. This soup definitely hit the mark. Read More Sinus-Clearing Shrimp and Rice Noodle Soup

Delayed Gratification Works for Me

Sesame Street continues to have amazing points about how to live your life. Tom Hiddleston and Cookie Monster were on to something when it comes to delayed gratification. Read More Delayed Gratification Works for Me